1119 Merrie men, women and children.
Hundreds of volunteers, lead by the modern-day Sheriff of Nottingham, gathered at the city's castle to try and pass the previous total of 607.
Participants had to meet minimum costume requirements of a hat with a feather, a green or brown tunic and trousers and leather footwear.
The official count, taken at midday, put the total at 1,119.
Organiser Dave Green said he was impressed that so many people had turned out.
The thing about the Robin Hood record is that anyone can take part, everyone is welcome, as long as you are prepared to make a bit of a fool of yourself."
Robin Hood, Robin Hood spies the Weetabix,
Does he retreat back to Sherwood?
‘Course he should,
That was an advert. This is the real thing. Robin Hood staring Richard Green from 1956. This is a recording from US television. We didn’t get the intervals from the sponsor Wildwood Cream-Oil.
This is not the real thing, just hilariously funny. The New Adventures of Robin Hood. The best episode I can recall was when Robin and Maid Marion met Julius Caesar and Boadicea, then Queen Elizabeth I turned up, or she may have had a separate episode. But that is not available on the internet yet.
Posted on 03/08/2008 2:31 PM by Esmerelda Weatherwax