Plans for Newton Abbot's Cheese and Onion Fayre and Town Crier Competition revealed
Newton Abbot's annual Cheese and Onion Fayre will be held on September 4, with festivities carrying on right up to the weekend with the yearly Town Crier Competition on September 7.
There will be market stalls in Courtenay Street, Market Walk and Market Square from 9 am
on September 4.
The day will start with a procession of the mega Cheese and Onion and Meat Pasty from the
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Town Hall, through the streets of Newton Abbot and into Market Square, where the pasty will be donated to the public at 11.15 am.
This year both pasties have been donated by 'Farmhouse Pies and Pasties' who have a stall every Tuesday in the towns produce market.
Visitors can watch demonstrations of local crafts including lace making, a local painter at work and music from a traditional organ.
There will also be live music from Cahoots in front of Austins and also a balloon modeller and face painter for the children.
The week will come to an end with the Town Criers Competition, this year in conjunction with the Devon Guild Championship.
Almost 20 criers will travel to Newton Abbot to compete for the title this year.
Crying will start at 10.30 am from Courtenay Street (outside Austins).
There will also be a French market in the town in Wolborough Street on the day of the contest.