To celebrate the release of the Little Mix book ‘Ready To Fly’ we’re attempting the Guinness World Record for the biggest EVER signing on Thursday 30th August at Bluewater Shopping Centre!! All you will need to do is head down to the venue and purchase your copy of the book in store at WH Smith to be part of this massive event.
Pre-order your copy of the book ‘Ready to Fly’ here
Can I have merchandise signed?
Unfortunately due to time limitations and regulations of the record, only copies of ‘Little Mix: Ready to Fly’ purchased on the day can be signed. Copies must be purchased from WHSmith staff at the book selling point at the entrance to Lower Plaza, off Lower Thames Walk
Can I bring my friends?
Yes, however all those wishing to take part in the event MUST purchase a book and have a branded WHSmith wristband. Friends and parents can watch the attempt taking place.
Do I have to buy a book?
Yes. In order to participate in the event you must purchase a copy of ‘Little Mix: Ready to Fly’. Copies must be purchased from WHSmith staff at the book selling point at the entrance to Lower Plaza, off Lower Thames Walk
What time can we start queuing?
7am. Please note the mall will be open with access to toilets. Other retailers will not be open until 9am so if you need refreshments, please bring these with you
Can I reserve a place in the queue?
When you purchase your book, you will be allocated a time slot to queue for the signing. This process is in place to minimise queuing time. Time slots will be shown on your wristband. Staff will be available on the day to answer any questions
Can I have my picture taken with the band?
Due to time restrictions unfortunately there will be no opportunity for posed photos with Little Mix. You are free to take pictures whilst queuing and as Little Mix are signing your book
How will we know if the record has been broken?
There will be a presentation to Little Mix by Guinness World Records once the record has been broken. Little Mix will make an announcement via their website the following day on Friday 31st August and via twitter (@LittleMixOfficial)
Where will the signing take place?
The World Record Attempt for the largest book signing will take place from 11am on Thursday 30th August from The Lower Plaza, located off Lower Thames Walk, Bluewater
Where can I buy my book?
Books can be purchased and wristbands collected from 7am from WHSmith staff at the entrance to the Lower Plaza. Only copies of the book purchased at this location on Thursday 30th August will count towards the record
How do we get to the centre?
Please see Bluewater website for more details on getting to the centre: http://www.bluewater.co.uk/content/htgh
What if I lose my wristband?
To qualify as a participant in the record attempt you must purchase your copy of ‘Little Mix: Ready To Fly’ and collect a WHSmith branded wristband on the day of the attempt. To ensure that you do not lose your wristband we strongly advise that you put your wristband on immediately on receipt. Staff are on hand to assist if required. We cannot replace any lost wristbands.
What if I lose my book?
To qualify as a participant in the record attempt you must purchase your copy of ‘Little Mix: Ready To Fly’ and collect a WHSmith branded wristband on the day of the attempt. Unfortunately lost books cannot be replaced
What if I miss my time slot?
Not to worry. It should be possible to join the next time slot. Please ask a member of staff at the event to assist you
I am under 14. Can I still attend?
Yes. Anyone under the age of 14 years must be accompanied by an adult. Any accompanying adults will not need a wristband. Due to time and space limitations only one child can only be accompanied by one parent
What time does the event finish?
Due to the nature of the event, the end time will be determined by the promoters on the day
How many books can I have signed?
A maximum of one book and one wristband per person. Please note, only one book per person will count towards the record
What if I cannot get to the event at 7am?
The wristbands will be given away on a first come, first served basis. However, we strongly advise you not to arrive before 7am
If I cannot make the event on the day, can I have a book reserved and signed?
Unfortunately due to the unique element of this event we cannot reserve or have copies signed for those unable to attend on the day
How long will the sale of books and wristbands last?
Wristband allocation and book sales will start at 7am and continue until all wristbands have been given away. WHSmith staff will be able to answer any questions until the event has finished
If you have further questions that are not answered in this FAQ please contact WH Smith Customer Services by e-mailing email@example.com