Town Crier Championships

On Saturday the 4th August 2018 The Town Crier Championships of the Ancient and Honourable Guild of Town Criers was held in Windsor. After a year of planning the day had finally arrived. I was worried that the heatwave would cause problems for the 40 or so criers from across the UK (and a couple from…

Matt Allwright

A sunny day in Windsor

21st April 2018 was very hot.  The crowds were out in force and I delivered cries either side of the changing of the guard to inform everyone about the cannons being fired at noon to celebrate her majesty’s birthday. In between there was a chance for a quick chat and do a little filming with…

1000 Jaguars

We had a great day in Windsor on Saturday with a procession of 250 Jaguar sports cars through the middle of town and another 800 Jags lined up down the Long Walk.  The event was raising money for The Prince Phillip Trust which supports various local good causes.  A huge thanks to all the owners…

Chinese Lion

Lions in Maidenhead High Street

Yesterday’s Chinese New Year was celebrated in Maidenhead with a dance by five traditional Chinese Lions. The Dancers from the local Eagle Claw Kung Fu group herded their Lions up and down Maidenhead’s high street in a loud, colourful acrobatic display that brought out a large crowd of onlookers from the local community. There was a…

Holyport Fair

I really enjoyed yesterday at Holyport fair. It was their 70th anniversary and the turnout felt like the biggest I’ve ever seen in the village. Activities included bowling for a pig (which was a feature of the very first Holyport fair), A coconut shy, a huge antique roundabout and a display of classic cars. The…