Exhibition with Flowers

Our 2017 Festival will take place from Saturday 3rd – Thursday 8th June.  The theme this year is ‘What’s the Point…’

The festival will be open daily from 10.30am – 7.00pm except Sunday (11.00am – 6.00pm) and Thursday (10.30am – 5.00pm).

Delicious refreshments will be available in the Boniface Centre from 10.00am-5.00pm, except Sunday (2.00pm-5.00pm).

Tours of the Governors Room will take place daily at 12 noon and 3 pm and there are opportunities to see the Bell Tower at 2.00pm every day (except Sunday).

The Newton St Cyres Art Group will be holding an Art Exhibition in the Boniface Centre.

Evening Events

Saturday June 3rd at  7 pm
A Summer Concert by the Choir of  Holy Cross
Tickets £6, includes Pimms or coffee with proceeds to Choir funds

Sunday June 4th  at 6 pm
Songs of Praise

Wednesday June 7th  at 7 pm
Crediton Town Band Concert
Admission Free

Festival History

Our annual Flower Festival was first held in 1972 as a means of raising much needed funds for the ongoing maintenance and restoration of Holy Cross, Crediton. Each year since, bar three, it has been held around the first week in June and has grown into one of the biggest events of its kind in Devon and Cornwall. Below is a list of recent titles:

2003 – Thank You for the Music
2004 – In the Eye of the Beholder
2005 – Showstoppers!
2006 – Consider the Lilies
2007 – On The Air
2008 – Britain in Particular
2009 – From Shore to Shore
2010 – Tales of Many Things
2011 – Let There be Light
2012 – Eyes on London
2013 – National Treasures
2014 – Lyrics for Life
2015 – Music for the Moment
2016 – Thinking Outside the Box

Flower Festival Comments

“A really perfect day. Well organised, beautifully cooked and presented food and caring and helpful staff. A spectacular church and flower festival. Well done.”

“A really excellent flower festival, so well interpreted. A feast for the eye set in a wonderful and extremely interesting church.”


Enquiries should please be directed to: Sue Sparling Tel: 01363 776681