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 Bell Tower and Governors’ Room will be available at set times during the day (times to be notified).

There are two evening events taking place during the festival this year.  On Sunday 4th June there will be a Songs of Praise service at 6.00pm and on Wednesday 7th June Crediton Town Band will be presenting a short concert from 7.00pm.


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



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