Honiton Show - a community affair

Local groups and businesses are very much part of the agricultural event.

COMMUNITY groups from across East Devon have found a place among the farming fraternity at Honiton Show.

Among those to take stands at today’s event, the 120th in the show’s history, are Honiton Senior Council and Hospiscare Honiton.

The senior council’s secretary, Tony Simpson, together with Don Davis, is promoting the council’s forthcoming annual meeting.

Hospiscare’s stalwart helpers have been joined today by some junior volunteers.

A particular attraction at the charity’s large stand is a stunning collection of fresh sunflowers.

They were grown by staff at Darts Farm, who planted an entire field with sunflower seeds especially to raise money for Hospiscare.

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Local businesses are also at the show.

Everys solicitors is offering children free rides on a mechanical horse.

The firm’s senior partner, James Griffin, was seen mingling with visitors and encouraging them to guess the name of the horse to win a prize.

The team from Honiton toy Shop is at the show, along with Otter Windows, Honiton Tile Company and Spillers of Chard.