UK record mascot conga attempt planned for Horsham Park

Mascots (submitted).
Mascots (submitted).

Almost 100 mascots have been invited by The Children’s Trust charity to come together at this year’s Sparks in the Park event in Horsham later this month for what is hoped to be a UK record creating Mascot conga.

Any club, business, charity or organisation is welcome to send a mascot to Horsham Park in Horsham on Sunday July 28 where there will be a series of mascot based activities.

Sparks in the Park is organised by Horsham District Council and takes place between 12 noon and 5pm on Sunday 28 July and offers free entry to all as well as free parking across the town centre.

Planned mascot activities include: an opening mascot parade, children’s meet and greet with photo opportunities at Mascots in the Park with music from the Horsham Samba Band as well as, what is hoped to be, a UK record of the longest Mascot conga.

There will also be optional activities such as the Mascot Tug of War, Mascot Beat, the Goalie competition and Mascot Egg and Spoon Race.

Event facilities for mascots include free parking, secure indoor changing facilities with showers and toilets (adjacent to the Park), dedicated discrete rest and refreshment room (somewhere to take the mascot head off) and a souvenir medal and certificate.

Please note that due to the predicted warm weather, the organisers will be taking suitable precautions and the mascots will be rotating over the course of the afternoon and will then come together for the final conga.