Ripon City Council advertises ancient hornblower job
A city council is looking to recruit a new hornblower to help maintain a centuries-old ceremony.
A horn has been sounded four times in Ripon's Market Place every night at 21:00 BST since AD886 to "set the watch".
Ripon City Council is advertising for a new member of the hornblowing team to work up to three nights a week.
Clerk Paula Benson said: "It is a very old tradition and one everybody in the city loves and is very proud of."
28 Jun 2017
- From the section York & North Yorkshire