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Return of the Elves

Do you remember this last year? Bridgend beat mighty New York to take their world record for the most number of elves gathered in one place.  The record stood at 610 but Bridgend smashed it to record a new record of 794. 

And this year they're trying to go one better.  Or to be more precise 206 better as they attempt to break the 1000 elves barrier.

The attempt will take place on Saturday 10 December on Adare Steet in Bridgend town centre. Organisers will provide the hat, you provide the red or green jumper.

Good Week for Bridgend

It's been a good week for the county of Bridgend.

Last Saturday saw them take on New York as they attempted to beat their World Record for the largest gathering of elves.  The record stood at 610 elves but the people of Bridgend smashed that record as 794 people, sorry I mean elves, gathered on Adare Street.

Then just yesterday it was announced that the star of Porthcawl Grand Pavilion's annual pantomime, Dave the Cow, had been voted the best panto cow in the UK.  Speaking after his win Dave said "I'm udderley mooooved by this accolade and it was a great competion to win as the steaks were so high"

If you want to catch Dave in action then Jack and the Beanstalk is running at the Grand Pavilion until 2 January 2011

Little Bridgend takes on mighty New York

This is New York City last December as they break the world record for the largest gathering of Elves.  Never one to shirk a challenge, the market town of Bridgend is now taking on the Big Apple in a bid to snatch the record from their grasp.

607 is the number to beat and on Saturday 11 December organisers hope to attract enough Elves to the town to enter the record books.  Organisers will provide the hat, you provide the red or green jumper.

As well as the world record attempt there will be loads of other activities going on including arts and crafts, Christmas baking and Elf opening of the Bridgend Christmas Market. See you there!