Antiques Festival kicks off in Honiton

PUBLISHED: 17:00 12 November 2012

PCSO Barry Redford and local historian Terry Darrant with their exhibition, Honiton Then and Now, at the town's library. The display has been put together as part of the Honiton Antiques Festival.

PCSO Barry Redford and local historian Terry Darrant with their exhibition, Honiton Then and Now, at the town's library. The display has been put together as part of the Honiton Antiques Festival.

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New display shows the changing face of Honiton.

This week marks the start of Honiton’s second antiques festival which kicked off today (Monday).

The event runs from November 12-17 and proved a huge success last year - attracting many visitors to the town. Getting the event under way was local historian Terry Darrant and PCSO Barry Redford, a keen postcard collector, who have put together an exhibition at Honiton Library.

The display, Honiton Then and Now, is made up of a collection of postcards and photographs showing how the town’s shops have changed over the years.

It will be at the library all week.

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