Hot pennies - VIDEO AND PHOTOS

PUBLISHED: 14:17 19 July 2011 | UPDATED: 14:49 21 July 2011

Hot Pennies were thrown from The Holt on Tuesday. Photo by Katie Williams. Ref mhh 1080-29-11KW To order this photo go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24.

Hot Pennies were thrown from The Holt on Tuesday. Photo by Katie Williams. Ref mhh 1080-29-11KW To order this photo go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24.

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Ancient ceremony held in Honiton High Street.

The glove is up in Honiton - signalling the start of the town’s former fair week.

Town crier Dave Retter and civic leaders have led the traditional hot pennies ceremony in High Street.

Coins were first thrown, as is tradition, from the Pannier Market, followed by public houses, including The Holt, The Three Tuns and The Volunteer.

Click the link (above right) to view photographs from today’s event.


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