Penzance Town Crier celebrates 12 months of competition success!

12th August 2022 in Town Crier

Over the past 12 months the Town Crier has racked up an impressive number of awards!

Penzance Town Crier, Phil Northcott, and his consort Rose Northcott have had a busy 12 months representing Penzance at Town Crier competitions across the South West and they have plenty to shout about!

Here’s a run down of the competitions Phil and Rose have attended:

  • Newton Abbott Sep 2021 – 2nd place Crier
  • Yeovil April 2022 – 3rd place crier, Best dressed Couple
  • Ilminster May 2022 – 1st place crier, Best Ambassador, Best dressed couple
  • Plymouth June 2022 – 6th place crier, Best dressed Couple
  • Kingsbridge June 2022 – 5th place crier, best dressed consort
  • Dartmouth June 2022 – 1st place crier, best dressed Consort
  • The Armada cup – 3rd place overall

They will also be competing at Newton Abbott, Liskeard and Hatherleigh later this year.

Phil and Rose's impressive trophy haul from Town Crier competitions 2021-22
Phil and Rose’s impressive trophy haul from Town Crier competitions 2021-22

2023 will also see them making appearances at Chard, Widecombe Fair and the Ancient & Honourable Guild of Town Criers Championships!

Everyone at Penzance Council are incredibly proud of Phil and Rose and send them many congratulations – here’s to another year of competition!

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