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Westbourne Town Crier

Can you command a crowd and out shout the wind? Do you like dressing-up? Then you might be the person we’re looking for!

The coastal village of Westbourne are seeking to recruit a Town Crier. This is an unpaid position and you will be expected to attend pre-arranged events.

A Town Crier costume will be provided for use at events arranged by the Westbourne Business Association and Bournemouth Coastal BID business community.

The Town Crier may be asked to:

  • Call people to attention
  • Make a Town or Event Announcement or Declaration
  • Thank people for their attendance or support
  • Pose for photographs

Skills and attributes

  • Good local knowledge of Westbourne
  • Loud, clear and easily understood voice
  • Confidence and self-assurance
  • Ability and willingness to follow instructions
  • Ability to read announcements
  • Able to wear heavy costume for long periods
  • Ability to interact easily with all types of people
  • Friendly, open and inclusive personality

If you are interested in the position, please email