Watch: The moment over 400 flat cap wearers break world record attempt at Kirkgate Market in Leeds

Leeds has set a world record on Yorkshire Day!

Flat cap world record attempt at Kirkgate Market

Kirkgate Market invited customers and stall holders to don traditional Yorkshire headgear in an attempt to break the world record for the most people wearing a flat cap at one time - currently standing at 250.

Six events taking place in Leeds to celebrate Yorkshire DayAnd a brilliant response saw market shoppers smash the record when an incredible 417 people clocked in to take part in the event, which was organised to mark Yorkshire Day.

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Flat cap world record attempt at Kirkgate Market
Over 400 people took part