Exhibition with Flowers

Our 2018 Festival will take place from Saturday 2nd – Thursday 7th June.  The theme this year is ‘In Our Element’, with exhibitions based around the four classical elements; earth, fire, air and water.

The festival will be open daily at the following times:
Saturday 10.30am – 7.00pm
Sunday 11.00am – 6.00pm
Monday – Wednesday 10.30am – 6.00pm
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).

A concert will take place at 7.30pm on Saturday, titled ‘Elements of Music’. Tickets are £6 on the door or from A E Lee Outfitters, with proceeds going to the Crediton Church Music Endowment Fund.

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.

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
2017 – What’s the Point…

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