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Morris dancers set new world record on Preston Flag Market

Posted on - 5th September, 2015 - 7:07pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Preston City Centre, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Morris Dancing groups from across Britain came together in Preston, Lancashire to set a new Guinness World Record for the greatest number of Morris Dancers performing one dance. 145 dancer beat the previous record on Preston's historic Flag Market. The previous record stood at 88 dancers and was set in 1999.

Joyous scenes as the new world record is set

Morris dancing groups from across Britain came together on Preston’s historic Flag Market on Saturday to set a new Guinness World Record for the greatest number of Morris dancers performing one dance.

145 dancers beat the previous record of 88 dancers.

The world record was set in front of a good crowd who turned out to watch the many different Morris dancing groups perform.

Morris Dancing groups from across Britain came together in Preston, Lancashire to set a new Guinness World Record for the greatest number of Morris Dancers performing one dance. 145 dancer beat the previous record on Preston's historic Flag Market. The previous record stood at 88 dancers and was set in 1999.

Then at 3.30pm the groups joined together and danced for over five minutes, beating the previous record on a glorious, sunny afternoon in Preston.

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