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image for Outdoor Event item typeBritish Championship for Town Criers at Lion Walk Shopping Centre

Outdoor Event, Sat 5 Aug 2017, free entry

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Lion Walk Shopping Ctr & Red Lion Yard,
Colchester,
CO1 1DX

Details

A colourful and rousing treat is in store for Colchester residents and visitors to Britain’s oldest recorded town. Fourteen of the nations best Town Criers will compete for the title of British Champion Town Crier at Lion Walk, Colchester on Saturday 5th August.

Judges will ensure that Volume, Accuracy, Diction & Inflexion, Confidence & Bearing together with style and suitability of livery will be at the highest level when the Criers meet in competition.

A procession, lead by a Scottish piper, starting from Colchester Town Hall at 1045h, will provide an attractive start to the proceedings.
The event will be staged over two rounds with contestants announcing the attractions of their own home town in the morning whilst in the afternoon the chosen subject will be ‘The World Wide Web’.

Children welcome

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Dates Times
Sat 5 Aug 2017 10:45

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Free entry

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Map reference: TL 997254  Lat: 51.89170 Long: 0.90119

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  • Children welcomeChildren welcome