Jones Jones Jones

Jones Jones Jones was an event held at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, Wales on the November 3, 2006, which broke the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people with the same surname - Jones [BBC News Story [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/5192960.stm] ] .

Gala Concert

1224 Joneses attended a Gala Concert in Cardiff featuring performances by Grace Jones [BBC News Story [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/wales/south_east/6070416.stm] ] , Dame Gwyneth Jones, John Owen-Jones and Tammy Jones, along-side a host of Welsh-speaking singers, actors and celebrities. During the evening, messages of support were shown from Aled Jones, Bryn Terfel, Stephen Jones, Ruth Jones, Rhys Meirion Jones and well wishes from Tom Jones and Catherine Zeta Jones. The evening was co-presented by Gethin Jones, Gwenllian Jones and Aled Haydn Jones.

Past record holders

Also present on the evening were representatives of the past record holders, the "Norbergs" from Norberg, Sweden beating their record of 583.

Televised

The event was organised by the independent television production company Cwmni Da, events company Mr Producer of Cardiff and S4C. It was also televised on S4C on November 26, 2006.

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