Photos: ‘Hamilton Cry’ Town Criers Competition

April 24, 2015

The Bermuda International Town Crier Competition wrapped up with the Hamilton Cry on the City Hall steps this morning [Apr 24], with more than 20 Town Criers from the United Kingdom and Canada taking part in the contest, which began on April 22.

The competition got underway with the St. George’s Cry at King’s Square earlier this week, followed by the Dockyard Cry yesterday [Apr 23] on the Great Lawn. Admission to all events was free.

The first ever Hamilton Junior Town Crier Competition was also held on April 17, with students participating from Bermuda Institute, Dellwood Middle School, and Mount Saint Agnes Academy.

The contestants included Ken Knowles from the United Kingdom, Les Whiting from Canada, Mark Wylie from the United Kingdom, Christopher Smirthwaite from the United Kingdom, Christopher Whyman from Canada, Devlin Hobson from the United Kingdom, Gary Long from Canada, Brenda Willison from the United Kingdom, and Clive O’Shaughnessy from the United Kingdom.

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Other contestants included Denis Patry from Canada, Bruce Kruger from Canada, James [Jim] Stewart from Canada, Stephen Travers from Canada, David Turner from the United Kingdom, David Vollick from Canada, and J. Allan Freeman from Canada.

Also competing were Terry Ford from the United Kingdom, Athol Hart from Canada, Paul Gough from the United Kingdom, Carole Williams from the United Kingdom, Bill McKee from Canada, David Boyd from the United Kingdom, Leslie Ellis from the United Kingdom, Roy Goodwin from the United Kingdom, and Stephen Cunliffe from England.

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  1. Mockingjay says:

    Looks like the two power houses that run Bermuda, U.K. and Canada.

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