Christmas officially launched in Axminster
PUBLISHED: 07:57 08 December 2015 | UPDATED: 07:57 08 December 2015
Crowds turn out in force for Festive Friday
Axminster’s Trinity Square was packed as the town turned out in force to celebrate Festive Friday.
Town crier Nick Goodwin read a proclamation before mayor Douglas Hull officially declared the event open.
The festivities were again organised by Axminster Rotary Club and the compere for the evening was town councillor Mervyn Symes.
A number of local organisations manned stalls and there wasmusic from Lyme Regis Town and local schoolchildren.
Other entertainment included a majorettes display, barbecue with mulled wine and mince pies, carol singing, Punch and Judy, local school stalls and the much-anticipated arrival of Father Christmas on his sleigh.
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