Last weekend saw a new world record inspired by none other than Sherlock Holmes himself. Temple Newsam near Leeds played host to 443 fans dressed as Arthur Conan Doyle’s super detective in aid of a new Yorkshire Brain Research Centre.
But why restrict Sherlock fancy dress to just one event, eh? Especially when there’s an opportunity to raise money for dementia, epilepsy, Parkinson’s, MS and more…
That’s the very spirit of Sherlock fans who’ve been encouraged to channel their inner Benedict Cumberbatch and take a snap of themselves dressed up as Sherlock himself. Accompanied by the hashtag #SherlockSelfie, the fandom has risen to the challenge and littered social media with their creative efforts.
There are babies, there are puppies, there are even football grounds. We’ve been mightily impressed by the efforts of everyone but here are our favourites…
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