On 14 June over 40,000 children across the UK gave up their beds at home to sleep out at over 1,200 Giant Sleepover venues to raise money for Save the Children’s Emergency Fund. In doing so they broke the World Record for a Giant Sleepover.Groups of young people slept out at a number of ‘special sleepover venues’ across the UK including The London Dungeon, Save the Children Head Quarters in London’s Farringdon, Lord’s Cricket Ground, Weymouth Sea Life Centre (Gweek, Cornwall), and Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower at Gosport.The children taking part are mainly aged 6 – 11 years with slightly more girls (60%) than boys.The event is endorsed by all the major youth groups in the UK including The Scout Association and Girlguiding UK.www.giantsleepover.com Save the Children event breaks Giant Sleepover World Record Tagged with: Events Research / statistics AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 79 total views, 3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 26 June 2008 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.