Colin Grainger

Help charity Ambition, Aspire, Achieve be the Christmas Number One!

Charity Ambition, Aspire, Achieve are staging  their biggest fundraising event to date – and your participation can help us become the Christmas Number One!

Get into the Christmas spirit and be part of an official Guinness World Record attempt for the most people in one space wearing a Christmas jumper at the same time.

Newham based charity Ambition Aspire Achieve (AAA) invites you to the Copper Box, the iconic venue based in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford for our attempt to beat the record on Friday  December  6 between 12pm and 1pm.

To make this happen, we need over 5,000 guests to come along with their favourite Christmas jumper and an enjoy an hour of Christmas festivities, led by Master of Ceremonies Ricky Grover, one of the UK’s leading stand up comics, with warm up exercises by Dave McQueen from RIP fitness and D’ukes, the finest Ukulele band in the universe who will be singing your favourite festive songs!

  • Patron Ricky Grover at AAA’s base at the Terence Brown Arc in the Park in Canning Town

Ricky, from Canning Town, is delighted to be able to help this super event.

Charity founder Kevin Jenkins said: “This has the potential to be our biggest fundraiser to date, so please encourage everyone you know to take part. Pre-registration is essential.

“The aim is to get the most Christmas Jumpers worn in the same space at the same time. Entry fee is a donation of £10, plus booking fee. Bring your jumper along  to wear to help us break the record.”

Your can book in advance by going to

The event is supported by the Queen Elizabeth Park.

Book through Eventbrite or for further details contact Kevin Jenkins on (020) 7511 4253. Email:, and he will mail out a booking form.


Doors open – 12:00pm

Guests to be seated by 12:20pm

World Record count – 12:30pm

Announcement – 12:45pm

Guests Depart – 1:00pm

Ambition Aspire Achieve is a grass roots charity providing over 700 children and young people every year with support and opportunities to flourish, helping them overcome any challenges they experience, leading to positive outcomes that make a difference and change lives.

The entry fee is £10 donation (plus a booking fee), with all donations raised supporting Ambition Aspire Achieve’s year round work with disadvantaged, disabled, vulnerable and at risk children.

Please note, all guests attending will need to wear their own Christmas jumper to the event as jumpers will not be provided. If you would like to donate your jumper at the end of the event, it will be given to a local family in need.

Join us on the  December 6 – be part of a World Record and help us make a difference!

For further information about AAA please visit our website at

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This article was written on 23 Oct 2019, and is filed under Ambition Aspire Achieve, Christmas, Copper Box, Kevin Jenkins, Queen Elizabeth Park.

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