The Raising of the Glove

The Raising of the Glove is an annual ceremony held on the Minster Green to mark the granting of the town's charter to hold eight days of fairs every year. The event was the inspiration for The Cherry Fayre and this year opens the eight-day festival. 

Axminster's Big Dinner

Food produce and street food market, food demonstrations and workshops, live music and a children's fun fair. Lock the kitchen door behind you and head down to town instead of cooking at home. 

News:

Lighting Up 2022

This year's event will take place on Saturday 26th November in and around Silver Street and Church Street.

The Cherry Fayre 2022

We are very excited to announce the return of The Cherry Fayre this year, after two years away because of Covid. The events start on Thursday 23rd June with the Raising of the Glove Ceremony and culminates in Axminster's Big Dinner on the evening of Friday 1st July.

Contact us:

If you have any queries or wish to talk to us about getting involved, please contact us:

 

+44 793 0800225 +44 793 0800225

admin@lightupaxminster.co.uk

 

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