Honiton: Former theatre packed for Juanita talk

PUBLISHED: 14:11 03 September 2009 | UPDATED: 00:06 16 June 2010

Tony Simpson, who delivered a talk about the late Juanita Maxwell Phillips.

Tony Simpson, who delivered a talk about the late Juanita Maxwell Phillips.

HONITON S former Little Theatre attracted a full house this morning (Thursday) when the colourful life of the theatre s original owner was the subject of an illustrated talk.

HONITON'S former Little Theatre attracted a full house this morning (Thursday) when the colourful life of the theatre's original owner was the subject of an illustrated talk.

Honiton Senior Council has organised a series of Celebrating Juanita events, to mark the life of former 11 times mayor Juanita Maxwell Phillips.

Tony Simpson, secretary of Honiton Senior Council, gave the talk, which was introduced by Councillor Peter Fleming, deputy mayor.

A minute's silence was observed at 11am to mark the 70th anniversary of the start of World War II.

Who was Alderman Mrs Juanita Maxwell Phillips JP OBE and where did she come from?

Find out in next week's Midweek Herald.


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