On Saturday 28th January at 12 o’clock midday, Petersfield Town Councli ran its first official Town Cry Pageant in Rams Walk.
This rare civic event of a ‘Public Cry’ for the position of Petersfield’s first Town Crier was organised by Cllr Paul Milner.
Keen candidates performed a short standard proclamation, and were judged in their performance by Town Councillors and special guests;
Chair of the Ancient and Honourable Guild of Town Criers – Mr Christian Ashdown
Haslemere Town Crier, along with the secretary of the Guild, Mrs Jane Smith – Bognor Regis Town Crier
Public were invited to witness this enjoyable pageant and applauded the candidates on their performances.
Chair of the Ancient and Honourable Guild of Town Criers - Haslemere Town Crier
Secretary of the Guild - Bognor Regis Town Crier