PHOTOS: Honiton Beavers enjoy their own Hot Pennies ceremony

PUBLISHED: 11:00 20 July 2018

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Archant

Youngsters from Honiton’s Beavers group practiced their town cries – and picked up a pretty penny in doing so!

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

The children held their own mini version of the town’s popular Hot Pennies ceremony as they looked to secure their ‘My World Challenge’ badge.

To gain the badge, they have to do activities that reflects England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales or the part of the UK where we live.

Helen Turner, scout leader for Honiton, said: “We chose hot pennies as it is unique to Honiton and it is such a good fun evening to do with the Beavers.

“It was brilliant that the Honiton mayor Henry Brown and town crier Dave Retter were able to be there to help.”

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

The youngsters scrambled to pick up pennies thrown from the roof of The Honiton Toy Shop by Mr Brown, owner Pam Beckett and her mother, Thelma.

Pockets full, they then made their way back to the Scout Hall in Dowell Street.

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton

Honiton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum LawtonHoniton Beavers' Hot Pennies ceremony. Photo: Callum Lawton


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Midweek Herald. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Latest from the Midweek Herald