Record breaking penguins flock to Canary Wharf for charity

Penguins gathered in Canary Wharf

Penguins gathered in Canary Wharf - Credit: Archant

In conditions similar to their natural habitat, a flock of penguins arrived in Canary Wharf with the aim of breaking a world record for charity.

More than 300 people gathered together, for Richard House Children’s Hospice on Wednesday, November 13 and broke the Guinness World Record for the most people dressed as penguins gathered in one place.

Richard House, provides care and services to children and young adults with life threatening health conditions and it was the third time the hospice had gathered a group of penguins for a fundraising event but the first world record attempt.

Peter Ellis, Richard House chief executive, said: “It is remarkable to see Richard House in the record books and it wouldn’t have happened if it hadn’t been for the support of so many wonderful people.”

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