Honiton Charter Day

´╗┐Shops on Charter Day

Numerous members of the town's shops and businesses are dressing themselves, their windows and their shops for your enjoyment.  Some are even putting on interesting and quirky attractions for you and the family to visit on the day.

Honiton Sports

66 High Street

There's a special sport's personality in the form of 

W. G. Grace, the famous cricketer, in full attire to sign autographs and discuss his exceptional batting average!

Dilly's Florist

66 High Street

Have a peek at this little shop as they recreate an authentic Victorian florists


99 High Street

See if you can pick up a bargain, as for one day only all properties are being rolled back to prices as they were 60 years ago in 1957 (for fun only)!

Graham York Rare Books

225 High Street

See if you can identify anyone in a huge painting of Fair Day rescued from the old White Lion. Numerous characters from Honiton are depicted and they would love to see if you can help! Or checkout the fine display of Honiton Pottery.


66 High Street

An interesting selection of home appliances  from of days of yore will be on display at Havills on Charter Day

House of Hair

26 New Street

Pay them a visit for a great raffle of hair products and services, and a recreation of an 'old days' barbers' shop

Just Cards

117 High Street

Buy a card here on the day and get entered into a free raffle for a magnificent swan as staff dress themselves as 'Glastonbury Glitters'!

Lacemakers Cafe

46 High Street

Enjoy a coffee served by 'lace trimmed' waitresses whilst watching the art of lacemaking with live demonstrations.

Livingston's Jewellers

119 High Street

Peek in the window to travel back to the 1930s

The Character Mirror Company

31 High Street

For those restoration buffs out there pop into the Mirror Company for an introduction to gilding: come and see live demonstrations of the craft and have a go yourself!

Natural Beauty by Bev

Dorset Place, off New Street

Behold a recreation of Arthur's Lady of the Lake and maybe take a drink from the fountain of youth in the decorated court yard!

Peter Betteridge - The Bed Shop

115 High Street

The old market house of Honiton, Pop in here to see the changing face of this historic listed building, and Honiton's market through time

Porkies Butchers

2 New Street

Porkies are offering a one day Charter Day Special of 10% off

Roots to Health

193 High Street

Come and sample some 13th century teas at a recreation of a medieval apothercary's shop.  There's even some 'snail' cough syrup for the young ones to try (with sweeties included!!!)


155 High Street

Raffle and window display

Honiton Toy Shop

85-87 High Street

With two great window displays on offer at the Toy Shop.  One devoted to Sci-Fi lovers and the other with a quirky collection of toys from days gone by.

 The Accidental Vegan

19 New Street

Try some specials for Charter Day based on recipes from three ancient grains quinoa, millet & amaranth!

W. H. Smiths

109 High Street

Will be providing some sweet treats through their bake sale.

Wendy's Cookshop

96 High Street

Visit Alice in Wonderland with the Queen of Heart's jam tarts for sale outside and a 'decorate your own cupcake table' down the rabbit hole!

WESC Foundation Charity Shop

107 High Street

The town's only 'live' window display, check out a medieval damsel in full regalia not so much 'in distress' as in 'in the window'!

´╗┐The Wine Bar

79 High Street

Feeling peckish?  Pop along here for a pulled pork bap and maybe a glass of vino!

The Woolstack

Dolphin Court

If you're feeling thirsty on your way down to Allhallows be sure to stop here for a cool, glass of traditional lemonade as it would have been in Edwardian times!

 JK's Bistro

7 New Street

Pop into the Bistro for a special Charter Day menu of classic English food such as bangers and mash, corn beef hash, Victoria sponge and afternoon tea. 

Beauchamp Place

72 High Street

Checkout the latest Eleanor of Aquitaine number as Beauchamp go medieval with their wardrobe !

Children's Hospice SW Shop

74 High Street

Checkout this shop's vintage window, with amongst other things, an old trunk with all sorts of goodies whilst the staff travel back to Wartime!

All of these shops and businesses have generously agreed to be involved for Charter Day in order to raise funds for     Kings Street Hospice Centre, Honiton.  They all have designated charity tins for this collection so please be generous when you pop in for those in need!

Many thanks

Enjoy the Day