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In Pictures: Oyez, Oyez, Oyez – town criers head to Yorkshire for contest

Participants were marked on their clarity, volume, diction and inflection.

Town criers from across the country and abroad have headed to a North Yorkshire town for a national competition.

A panel of specially selected judges were chosen to mark the participants on their clarity, volume, diction and inflection.

The beautiful Helmsley Walled Garden was the setting for the competition, with Helmsley Castle providing a stunning backdrop.

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