Charter Day programme revealed for Honiton’s celebration

Honiton Charter Day 2015. Town Crier, Dave Retter, shouts the market charter to deputy mayor Jackie

Honiton Charter Day 2015. Town Crier, Dave Retter, shouts the market charter to deputy mayor Jackie Wadsworth and Elizabeth Thurgood of The Tudor Dance Group. Ref mhh 4970-31-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton - Credit: Archant

Honiton Charter Day will soon be upon us and organisers have revealed the programme for the day’s events.

Honiton Community Theatre Company at the Honiton Charter Day in 2016. Ref mhh 30-16TI 4675. Picture:

Honiton Community Theatre Company at the Honiton Charter Day in 2016. Ref mhh 30-16TI 4675. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Details of the programme for Charter Day in Honiton, have been revealed by organisers.

The event is set to take place on Saturday, July 22 and will feature dancing, singing, gymnastics displays and a classic car show.

The programme is not restricted to one area of the town, with a range of venues hosting activities.

These will include Allhallows Playing Field, Mackarness Hall, St Paul’s Church and the Baptist Church, among others.


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Some of the displays will also take place in High Street.

A spokesman for the organisers said: “‘Honiton Charter Day’ has been celebrated in the town annually since 2007, which marked the 750th anniversary of the granting of the charter.

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“2017 not only commemorates the 10th anniversary of Honiton Charter Day but also the 760th anniversary of the granting of the market charter.”

For more details of the day’s events, visit www.honitoncharterday.webstarts.com

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