Swing Patrol breaks Guinness World Record: media compilation

On 11th October 2015 Swing Patrol danced into the record books as we broke the official Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Charleston Dance, with 975 dancers performing the Charleston at Spitalfields E1 in London’s East End. From Italy to Saudi Arabia our achievements made the media – here’s a compilation of everything that’s been published about the day!

Check out these links to read the full articles:
  • World’s largest Charleston dance breaks records in London, Daily Express, 11 October 2015 (also published in Singapore news). Read it here.
  • Il più grande ballo di Charleston, registrato a Londra il nuovo Guinness World Record, Rai News, 12 October 2015 [Italian]. Read it here.
  • Swing Patrol break Guinness World Record at Spitalfields for the Charleston, The Docklands & East London Advertiser, 12 October 2015. Read it here.
  • 977 dancers swing into the record books, Daily Express, 13 October 2015. Read it here.
  • Forest Gate choreographer leads hundreds to new world record title, Newham Recorder, 13 October 2015. Read it here.
  • The Largest Charleston Dance, Dance Direct, 13 October 2015. Read it here.
  • London dancers get into the swing for new cancer ward, Hackney Post, 16 October 2015. Read it here.


Check us out in the Yorkshire Post, the Saudi Gazette and this French newspaper below! Note: These photos are not owned by Swing Patrol. Contact the owners if you wish to use them.

Check out our video gallery:

Check out our short film of the actual event! We also featured on London Live, Sky TV’s A Different Kind of Woman which you can view below:

Swing Patrol break the Guinness World Record for World's Largest Charleston Dance, 2015

Swing Patrol discussing their record on Sky TV's 'A Different Kind of Woman', 2 November 2015

Watch Swing Patrol discussing their record on “A Different Kind of Woman”, Sky TV’s My Channel.

Scott Cupit on London Live, 12 October 2015

Please note: Some articles refer to Scott Cupit as a choreographer on Strictly Come Dancing. This should read “assistant choreographer to Strictly’s lead Charleston choreographer, Jenny Thomas”.

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