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Results Of The 2017 Town Crier Competition

Results Of The 2017 Town Crier Competition

The Bermuda International Town Crier Competition was held earlier this month, with sixteen Town Criers from around the world participating. In the days before modern communications, Town Crier were used to make public announcements in the streets, with having powerful voice an essential part of the job to get the message out. Centuries later, in the... Read more of this article

Photos & Live Video Replay: Town Criers

Photos & Live Video Replay: Town Criers

[Updated with photos] After initially getting underway in St. George’s yesterday, the Bermuda International Town Crier Competition continued today [April 20] at City Hall, with sixteen Town Criers from around the world participating in the competition. The Town Criers will head back to St. George on Friday, April 21st, when the finals will take... Read more of this article

Photos: International Town Crier Competition

Photos: International Town Crier Competition

The Bermuda International Town Crier Competition got underway in St. George’s yesterday [April 19], with sixteen Town Criers from around the world participating in the competition. The competition will continue today [April 20] at 11.00am at City Hall, and the Finals will be held back in St. George’s on Friday, April 21st at 11.00am in Bob... Read more of this article

Video: International Town Crier Competition

Video: International Town Crier Competition

The Bermuda International Town Crier Competition got underway in St George’s today [April 19], with sixteen Criers from around the world participating in the competition. The competition will continue at 11.00am on Thursday, April 20th at City Hall, and the Finals will be held back in St. George on Friday, April 21st at 11.00am in Bob Burns... Read more of this article

16 Town Criers To Compete In Bermuda

16 Town Criers To Compete In Bermuda

The City of Hamilton is reminding the public that the Bermuda International Town Crier Competition starts on Wednesday, April 19th in St. George at 1:30pm in King’s Square. Sixteen Criers and their escorts from around the world are participating in the competition and the public is encouraged to come out and witness this most festive event as the... Read more of this article

Town Crier Competition To Begin On April 19

Town Crier Competition To Begin On April 19

The Bermuda International Town Crier Competition is set to begin on Wednesday, April 19 with the St. George’s Cry at King’s Square at 1.30pm, while the Hamilton Cry will follow on April 20 on the City Hall steps in Hamilton at 11.00am. The Finals are set to take place at Bob Burns Park in St. George’s on April 21 at 11.00am, and admission to... Read more of this article

Local Artist Presents Replica Doll To Town Crier

Local Artist Presents Replica Doll To Town Crier

Local artist Marion MacPherson – also known as Dottie the Clown – has made a number of replica dolls, with her latest one being a replica of Hamilton Town Crier Ed Christopher.Ms. MacPherson began making Bermuda Gombey dolls 30 years ago, but said she “took up clowning as it was more fun hearing children laugh” but after clowning... Read more of this article

Video & Results: International Town Crier Contest

Video & Results: International Town Crier Contest

The City of Hamilton announced the full results of the 2015 Bermuda International Town Crier Competition, which brought together 25 hopeful Town Criers from the United Kingdom and Canada along with their escorts to Bermuda to compete for a number of awards and be crowned the Bermuda International Town Crier Champion 2015. Video highlights from both... Read more of this article

Photos: ‘Hamilton Cry’ Town Criers Competition

Photos: ‘Hamilton Cry’ Town Criers Competition

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... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Town Crier Competition Begins

Photos & Video: Town Crier Competition Begins

The Bermuda International Town Crier Competition got underway yesterday [Apr 22], with over 20 Town Criers from the United Kingdom and Canada traveling to Bermuda to take part. The competition began with the St. George’s Cry at King’s Square at 1.30pm, with the Dockyard Cry to follow today [Apr 23] on the Great Lawn at 11.00am. The Hamilton Cry,... Read more of this article

Town Crier Competition To Begin On Wednesday

Town Crier Competition To Begin On Wednesday

The Bermuda International Town Crier Competition is set to begin on Wednesday [Apr 22] with the St. George’s Cry at King’s Square at 1.30pm, while the Dockyard Cry will follow on April 23 on the Great Lawn at 11.00am. The Hamilton Cry, the final event, will take place on the City Hall steps in Hamilton on April 24 at 11.00am. Admission to... Read more of this article

Town Criers Set To Arrive In April To Compete

Town Criers Set To Arrive In April To Compete

Twenty five Town Criers from the United Kingdom and Canada are traveling to Bermuda to compete to win the title of the Bermuda International Town Crier, according to the City of Hamilton’s website. The promo said, “They will compete in 3 days of Crying Competitions taking place island-wide before a winner is crowned. St. George’s Town... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Town Criers Win Best Dressed Award

Bermuda’s Town Criers Win Best Dressed Award

Bermuda’s Town Criers participated in the Kingsbridge and Darmouth Town Criers Competition while in the UK to take part in the  Somers Day celebration in Lyme Regis, with both the St. George’s and Hamilton’s Town Criers winning the best dressed awards. The Town Criers completed two cries on July 27 in Kingsbridge, and one in Darmouth... Read more of this article