windsor championships 2018

Oyez the Criers are coming

Oyez, Oyez, Oyez For Immediate Release The Town Criers are Coming to Windsor  On Saturday 20th August  more than 20 Criers will compete in  Windsor town centre for the Platinum Jubilee Trophy. At 11.30am Mayor Christine Bateson will lead a noisy procession of criers from the Guildhall to the lawn beneath the Salisbury Tower on…

Good to be back

After a long long absence it is great to be back on duty. I will be attending this weekend’s Remembrance Event on Sunday (14th November) in Windsor High Street. Hope to see lots of familiar faces. The  outdoor service will be held at the war memorial outside the Parish Church of St John the Baptist. …

windsor championships 2018

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…