Pirate Day 2010. Photos by Justin Lycett
Pirate Day 2010. Photos by Justin Lycett

NOSTALGIA: Hastings Pirate Day 2010's Guinness World Record in pictures

Let's take a look back to 2010's Pirate Day, which took place on Friday, August 6.

Wednesday, 13th May 2020, 12:40 pm

Hastings smashed the world record, at the time, for having the most pirates in one place. The previous record was recorded in Germany on July 4 2010, where 1,800 pirates assembled. Hastings' number of pirates on the day was 6,166, which was a great achievement. See also Coronavirus: Hastings Pirate Day 2020 is cancelled.

A message from the Editor, Gary Shipton:

In order for us to continue to provide high quality and trusted local news, I am asking you to please purchase a copy of our newspapers.

With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers - and consequently the advertising that we receive - we are more reliant than ever on you helping us to provide you with news and information by buying a copy of our newspapers.

Our journalists are highly trained and our content is independently regulated by IPSO to some of the most rigorous standards in the world. But being your eyes and ears comes at a price. So we need your support more than ever to buy our newspapers during this crisis.

Stay safe, and best wishes.

Page 1 of 7