Town Crier Competes in Dawlish Competiton

Over the weekend, our wonderful Town Crier Les Ellis competed in the first ever Town Crier Competition at the Dawlish Celebrates Carnival.

There were twelve guest criers from around the Country who competed against each other in a Town Cry.

Les Ellis and Consort Liz Ellis

The results were –

1st – Roger Pinder, Kingsbridge
2nd – Les Ellis, Dartmouth
3rd –  Ken Knowles, Lichfield City

The criers and their consorts were then judged on who was the best dressed. We are pleased to announce that Les, in his new regalia won Best Dressed Crier!

Les Ellis with Lisa Mayne, The Mayor of Dawlish and Dawlish Consort Caroline Cunliffe

The results were –

Best Dressed Crier – Les Ellis (Dartmouth)

Best Dressed Consort – Marliyn (Lichfield City)

Best Dressed Couple – Mike and Angie Bishop (Frome)

Congratulations Les and well done on your amazing achievements over the weekend!

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