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World's Largest Jigsaw

World's Biggest Jigsaw

A dedicated team of puzzlers recently completed the worlds largest commercially available
jigsaw puzzle. At 48,000 pieces it measures 7.67m x 2.03m and it took and estimated 500
hours to finish it.

Cancer Research LogoIt was on display in Christchurch for
a week after Easter 2018 and with
sponsorship and donations over £6000
has been raised. This money has been
divided equally between Yorkshire Air
Ambulance, Cancer Research UK
and Christchurch Ilkley.

 

Alan Titchmarsh

 

 

Alan Titchmarsh, one of Ilkley’s most famous
sons, was in town to endorse a couple of other
ocal events.
He called in to see the jigsaw and dropped a
final piece in place.

Article and pictures adapted from
http://www.wandamethodists.org.uk/news/
worlds-largest-jigsaw-completed.html

After the weeks exhibition in Christchurch the
jigsaw was (carefully) smuggled across to Bolton
where it was mounted in Dove Mill.

 

 

 

 

 


The event was covered by local newspapers and can be found at the links below.

Ilkley Gazette
http://www.ilkleygazette.co.uk/news/16103241.World-record-breaking-jigsaw-goes-on-display
-to-the-public/

http://www.ilkleygazette.co.uk/news/16142463.Alan_puts_the_finishing_touches_to_the___
39_world__39_s_biggest_jigsaw__39_/

The Bolton News
ttp://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/16225726.Jigsaw_genius_completes_48_000_piece_
world__39_s_largest_puzzle/

Wharfedale and Airedale Methodist Circuit
http://www.wandamethodists.org.uk/news/worlds-largest-jigsaw-completed.html


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