Superheroes to gather at Portsmouth Guildhall for world record bid

WONDER Woman, Batman, the Green Lantern and a host of other superheroes are to gather at the Portsmouth Guildhall this evening.

Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, 10:36 am
Updated Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, 11:29 am
People dressed as superheroes will gather at the Portsmouth Guildhall for a world-record breaking attempt

University of Portsmouth students are leading an attempt to break the record for the largest number of people dressed as superheroes in one place, which currently stands at 1,580.

The gathering will take place from 6pm to 7pm and participants will raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a charity that helps children fighting life-threatening conditions.

Organiser James Belmonte said everyone was invited to come along and either take part or watch.

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He said: ‘People seem to be excited and children are really looking forward to it.’

For more information see the event’s Facebook page here.