Charities wanted for Charter Day

PUBLISHED: 16:04 06 May 2009 | UPDATED: 23:28 15 June 2010

MORE charity stalls are needed to form one of the highlights of this year's Market Charter Day in Honiton.

MORE charity stalls are needed to form one of the highlights of this year's Market Charter Day in Honiton.Organisers of the July 25 event aim to line part of Northcote Lane with stalls as well as an area leading to Dolphin Court, where an arts cafe will be located in Montgomery's Hotel.A food fayre is to be staged next to the car park in Silver Street, at the entrance to Honiton Community College.Livestock will return to Honiton's former cattle market for the day. Further details to be made public nearer the time.New, and likely to prove a real hit with young people, will be a skateboarding competition. A Charter Cup will be up for grabs in a variety of categories.The Thelma Hulbert Art Gallery and Honiton Tourist Information Centre will form part of a community arts initiative, with an Orchards exhibition as its focal point.New Street Corner will be the very public location for the stocks!Buskers, majorettes and a town crier competition will be other attractions. Bring a picnic and end the day listening to music from Honiton Band on the Millennium Green.The programme has been put together on a shoestring budget and organisers are appealing for sponsorship.To take part in the charity market, fill out the form above and take it to Honiton Town Council's offices in New Street as soon as possible.n For further information or to offer sponsorship or practical help, call (01404) 42957.


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