Town crier in English town in 1984

A picture of a town crier in a town somewhere in the uk taken in 1984.

The crier is waring traditional clothing associated with this occupation, but I don’t know if this is because he is actually employed as a town crier, or if this is some sort of theatrical re-enactment. I have to say that it looks a bit staged, because there are people in the town, but none of them seem to be taking any notice of him at all.

I’m not sure of the location – the shops don’t give many clues since there are hundreds of W. H. Smith shops throughout the UK.

Photo categories : Public Event|Town or CityDate Picture Taken: 01 Sep 1984
Town crier

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