“Oyez Oyez!” Crying at Church Christmas Market!

Town Crier - St Augustine's Church MarketThe new Town Crier for Hedon lent a hand to volunteers at the Christmas Market held at St Augustine’s Church on Saturday (5th Dec 2015).

John Dawson, resplendent in his official robes, cried out a proclamation to early morning visitors in his role as charity auctioneer about the goods on sale at the festive event. The Christmas Market is an annual event usually held the first Saturday in December and aims to raise funds for the 800-year-old church.

The Hedon Town Crier John Dawson, Toastmaster, Master of Ceremonies and Hedon Mace Bearer for the town and its Mayor, is pictured here at the event alongside church warden Sallie Nielson, stallholder Audrey Nelthorpe and Heather Burwell.

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