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Exhibition with Flowers

Our 2019 Flower Festival will take place from 1 – 6 June.  The theme this year is ‘Colours of the Wind’. The title is taken from a song in the Disney film ‘Pocohontas’ and among the displays there will be references to ‘Candle in the Wind’, the Red Arrows , Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day and the ‘Lungs of the City’. Opening times are as follows:

Saturday 1st 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 2nd 11.30am – 6.00pm
Monday 3rd – Thursday 6th 10.00am – 5.00pm

Admission and parking are free.  Delicious light refreshments are available in the adjacent Boniface Centre.

We are pleased to be able to offer two concerts this year.  On Saturday at 7.30pm the Tedburn Community Choir will be entertaining us with an evening of popular music.  There will be a charge for this, details to be confirmed nearer the time. We are also delighted that Crediton Town Band will be performing on Wednesday at 7.00pm.  There is no charge for this.  

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…
2018 – In Our Element

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.”

Contact

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

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