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Royal Wootton Bassett’s town crier judged best in the South of England

Royal Wootton Bassett’s town crier Owen Collier has recently won the accolade of ‘South of England Champion’. The competition was won at the Georgian Fayre in Blandford, Dorset where Mr Collier faced stiff competition from 18 others. He was judged amongst other things on the volume and clarity of his voice and the quality of […]

Downton Cuckoo Fair 2012

The annual Downton Cuckoo Fair was held on 5th May 2012. Starting with the crowning of the Princess, Rebekah Gaham at The white Horse Pub, she and her attendants Hatty and Livvy Knight travelled by horse and carriage to The Bull where the procession was amassing. Led by the The Downton Brass Band and The […]