Town Crier - Al Mitchell

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The Town Crier has an important role in Great Torrington.  He is there to bring order to various celebrations and events.  He announces the Mayor and the Town Clerk and his loud voice is essential when there is noisy crowd to silence, particularly during the Proclamation of the Mayfair.

Al has held the position for many years.  He worked at Dartington Crystal and now since he has retired helps maintain the Commons which is another important job.  Al Mitchell is also well known as a musician and has been in a number of bands over the years.  He is an excellent instrumentalist on guitar and sings a range of types of music.

Last modified on Friday, 19 January 2018 10:14
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