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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

Bermuda Town Crier On “Great Job Titles” List

Bermuda Town Crier On “Great Job Titles” List

A photo and caption of E. Michael Jones in his Town Crier outfit has made the list of the “30 Greatest Job Titles In The History of Mankind” at WorldWideInterWeb.com. Mr Jones is joined by others including a Pork Rind Expert, Cat Behaviour Consultant, Bride Kidnapping Consultant, Shredded Cheese Authority, Penguinologist, Chief of Unicorn... Read more of this article

St Georges Town Crier Wins Best Dressed

St Georges Town Crier Wins Best Dressed

St George’s Mayor Kenneth Bascome and Town Crier David Frith departed Bermuda on July 23 on their way to Lyme Regis, UK to take part in their Somers Day Parade. Also on their itinerary was the Kingsbridge and Dartmouth Town Crier’s Competition. The event saw about 15 Town Criers compete for the Sir Francis Drake Armada Cup and the Peter Randall... Read more of this article

Video: St Georges Mayor, Town Crier Travel To UK

Video: St Georges Mayor, Town Crier Travel To UK

St George’s Mayor Kenneth Bascome and Town Crier David Frith departed Bermuda yesterday [July 23] on their way to Lyme Regis, UK to take part in their Somers Day Parade. The event is a celebration of the life of Sir George Somers, a former Mayor of Lyme Regis who founded the first settlement in Bermuda. While in the UK, the pair will also travel... Read more of this article