Walpole St Peter's Church filled with colour for flower festival

PUBLISHED: 12:38 04 June 2018

Walpole St Peter Flower Festival

Walpole St Peter Flower Festival

AdGarry Samuels

Colour fills one of the most beautiful churches in the Fens as it stages its annual flower festival.

A blacksmith in one of the displays at the flower festival at Walpole St Peter's Church. Picture Chris BishopA blacksmith in one of the displays at the flower festival at Walpole St Peter's Church. Picture Chris Bishop

Walpole St Peter’s Church has been decked out with displays on the theme of weddings through the years, as it stages its 57th festival.

There are also market stalls selling cakes, jewellery, books, jigsawas, bric-a-brac, fresh produce as well as activities, demonstrations, games, music and dancing.

Walpole St Peter Flower Festival Walpole St Peter Flower Festival

Savouries, cakes and hot and cold drinks are being served all day in the marquee cafe, too, with salad lunches served in the dining hall from 12noon.

The event got under way with a peal of bells on Saturday.

Walpole St Peter Flower Festival Walpole St Peter Flower Festival

Sunday’s highlights included the flower festival service, train rides, balsa wood gliders and ukulele band.

There is maypole dancing at 1.30pm today (Monday June 4) while the Anthony Curton School Choir will perform at 1.30pm on Tuesday.

A 50th anniversary display at the church. Picture: Chris Bishop.A 50th anniversary display at the church. Picture: Chris Bishop.

The event runs from 9am - 5pm daily until Wednesday June 6.

Entry and parking is free, and there is disabled access and facilities.

Walpole St Peter Flower Festival Walpole St Peter Flower Festival

Visit www.walpolestpeterschurch.org or search Facebook for more information.

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