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A Royal World Record Attempt with Curve

If you fancy starting your weekend as record-breaking King or Queen, then get down to Curve this Saturday.


In celebration of their 5th curveBirthday and Leicester’s discovery of a King, Curve is attempting to get into the Guinness World Record books with the most people wearing paper crowns, in a Richard III-inspired feat. The current record stands at 749 people, however armed with a specially designed paper crown, Leicester is gearing up to take the title.


From 10am visitors, who are wholly encouraged to dress in full royal regalia, can pick up their crowns whilst during the attempt Curve will stage Leicester’s largest ever mass reading of Richard III’s iconic speech from William Shakespeare’s play about the king.


It’s not the only event happening at the theatre, as to celebrate in style Curve is offering a host of free performances and activities for all ages, such as Comedy for Kids with comic and poet Ian Billings; 2Funky Dance Explosion, showcasing some Leicester’s most spectacular dance artists and A Play in a Day, which sees members of the community challenging themselves to block, rehearse and perform seven five minute plays in just eight hours.


The fun lasts all day at Curve and looks set to celebrate their 5th Birthday in true theatrical style.

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