Do you want be a record breaker?

Students of the Foyle School of Speech and Drama and representatives of the FOyle Hospice, pictured at the launch of the world record attempt which will take place on March 2nd at Ebrington Square. (1301SL40)
Students of the Foyle School of Speech and Drama and representatives of the FOyle Hospice, pictured at the launch of the world record attempt which will take place on March 2nd at Ebrington Square. (1301SL40)

News of Derry’s record world breaking attempt has now gone global.

This week the Sydney Morning Herald mentioned the Annie world record attempt as one of the ten most compelling cultural events of 2013, alongside the Turner Prize in Derry.

Boys and Girls, Mums & Dads, Grannies and Granadads and everyone are being called to participate in the Guinness World Record attempt along with the Foyle School of Speech & Drama.

To raise money for the Foyle Hospice the group are attempting to set the record for the largest song and dance routine from the musical ‘ANNIE’. They will be singing and dancing along to the well-known song ‘It’s a Hard Knock Life’.

Do you want to be one of the 4500+ people taking part by singing and dancing in unison for over 3minutes.

This one off, unique event will be taking place in Ebrington Square on Saturday 2nd March 2013 at 1pm. As a thank you to her hometown and in support of Foyle School of Speech & Drama and Foyle Hospice the event is being sponsored by Hollywood Actress Roma Downey.

For more details of how to take part and to register please contact Michelle McGinn at Foyle Hospice on (028) 71359888 or email:

michellemcginn@foylehospice.com

The Derry Journal, proudly supporting the Foyle Hospice, will be printing a keep sake A3 aerial print of the world record attempt. For £1 we will post you this souvenir print PLUS a copy of the Derry Journal (5th March) with full photo coverage of the event direct to your home. All you have to do is pay your pound when registering with the Foyle Hospice, post £1 to Annie record breaker aerial poster, Derry Journal, 113-118 Duncreggan road, Derry BT480AA OR alternatively text: DJL (space) ANNIE (space) followed by your name and address including postcode, and send to 61500 (texts cost £1.50)

To learn the moves for the Annie event check out the video of the dance routine on www.derryjournal.com