tap dancers join nationwide world record attempt
group of 25 tap dancers from Burnham-On-Sea joined in a nationwide
bid to break a world record on Sunday (November 18th).
group, aged from seven to over 70, took part in a nationwide tapathon,
with the aim of setting a new record for the most tappers dancing
the same routine at the same time in multiple venues across the
event in Burnham was held at dance studio DanceFit Somerset on
The Westmans Trading Estate in Love Lane, under the guidance of
national organisation The Performers Project which oversaw the
thousands taking part nationwide.
Roberts, from DanceFit, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This is
the second year that we have taken part and, as well as raising
money for Children In Need, we are hoping to have broken the world
record for the most tappers dancing the same routine."
last year there were not quite enough to break the record so we
are really hoping to have done it this year!"
and adults were sponsored for taking part and refreshments were
also sold in aid of Children In Need. Victoria added: "Everyone
was absolutely fantastic! We haven't had all the sponsor money
in yet but we have already raised over £300."
great being able to raise money for a good cause whilst doing
something that you love - everyone really enjoyed learning the
routine, which was set to Olly Murs' 'Dance With Me Tonight'."
will be a couple of weeks before the group hears whether the combined
number of participants across the UK has beaten the world record.