Green Festival ends with world record
PETERBOROUGH’S green aspirations were given a boost after setting a new world record.
The Green Festival finished yesterday, and more than 90 people and one dog turned up to break the world record for the most people dressed in green in one place.
Young and old alike wore t-shirts, hats and even shoes to join in the record attempt.
Photographs of the attempt will now be sent to the Guinness Book of Records for verification, although it is thought the record has been broken. Nyree Ambar- chian, from festival organisers PECT, said: “We won’t change the world by wearing green, but it will raise awareness of the cause, and shows Peterborough is committed to becoming Environment Capital.
“We didn’t know how many people would turn-out for it, so we were pleased with the turn out.”
Helping set the record was Todd Parsons (15) of Orton Wistow, who wore a waistcoat made of leaves.
Todd said: “I wanted to show my support for the green festival. The coat was just an interesting way of showing that.”
GREEN TEAM: The supporters who helped create a new world record at Ferry Meadows. (METP-06-06-10DL011)