The date for Honiton's historical charter day has been announced.

Taking place on Saturday, July 29 from 10 am till 4 pm in the high street and Allhallows. You can expect a tractor and classic car display, George the Magician, live music, decorated window displays, plus a dog show, a bouncy castle, charity stalls, a food village, a traditional street market, and an art and craft village.

This year is the 766th Anniversary of the granting of the Market Charter in 1257 until present day.

Honiton Charter Day celebrates the awarding of the Royal Charter in 1257 which granted rights for a weekly market.

This will be the first charter day for new Honiton Mayor Helen Hurford. The Honiton Market Charter Planning Group would like to thank the following for all their support. The Happy Humbug Sweet Shop for donating the sweets at the magic show, Honiton Town Council, Helen Hurford, Honiton Town Mayor, Dave Retter, Town Crier, Colin Smelt, Creature Comforts, John Capon, Colin Wright - Printing. All the volunteers on the day

The event has been celebrated in the town annually since 2017 and is a day for local charities and groups to raise funds and awareness of their good work

There are various events spread around the area for Charter Day this year including Entertainment at Allhallows: Fun Dog Show (starts 1pm), Bouncy Castles and Slide, Lions Classic Car and Tractor Show, Food Village, Art and craft village, Bar, Shire Horses, Llamas, Skittles, Forge, Wheelwright, Emergency vehicles, Charity Stalls, Fancy Dress - 11 am, Stocks, Face painting and Punch and Judy

Entertainment at Allhallows: 10.15 am-10.45 am - Twirlstars 11.00 am - 11.30 am - Sunshine Samba 11.45 pm-12.15 pm - Makaton Choir 12.30 pm-2.00 pm - Grace Harbour Band 2.15 pm-2.45 pm - East Devon Dance Academy 3.00 pm - Results Honiton Community College: 11.00 am-3.00 pm - Honiton Community Swap Shop Vehicle Runs (through the High Street) 11.00 am - Classic Cars Mackarness Hall 10.45 am & 1.15 pm George the Magician High Street Honiton Museum - Open St Paul’s Church 9.50 am-10.10 am - Opening ceremony 10.15 am-10.45 am - Red Stitches (Band) 11.00 am-11.30 pm - Tudor Dancers 11.45 pm-12.15 pm - Theatre Group 12.30 pm-1.00 pm - Sunshine Samba 1.15 pm-1.45 pm - Tudor Dancers 2.00 pm-2.45 pm - Church Bells 3.00 pm-3.30 pm - Northcote Lane Charity Stalls + local organizations.