Entries Sought for the Bedford Park Flower Festival

Will take place in St. Michael and All Angels Church

Everyone encouraged to submit displays to the festival
Everyone encouraged to submit displays to the festival

On the 50th anniversary of the very first St Michael and All Angels Flower Festival there will be a celebration of the ‘post-lockdown’ world from the 25 June to the 27 June.

The Bedford Park Flower Festival will form part of the Bedford Park Festival and will see the Church adorned with flowers.

The festival is open to all (adults and under 16s) who wish to contribute an arrangement on the theme “New Beginnings”.

For the adults there are three categories, pillar, pedestal or table arrangement and for the Under 16s a table arrangement.

The competition for the best in each category will be judged by the public and Wheelers are donating prizes for the adults and Waterstones for the under 16s.

Entry is via the Bedford Park Festival website or a brochure which can be picked up in St Michael & All Angels Church.

The organisers say it doesn’t matter what level of skill entrants have, the more entries the better. Complete novices are most welcome.

You are asked to use fresh flowers and foliage (bought, or from the garden) and you may add any items which illustrate the theme (e.g. a written quote or other materials).

It costs £5 to enter an arrangement (£2 for under-16s) and £2 to visit the Flower Festival in the Church (including a voting form to choose your favourite display). All monies collected will be distributed amongst the Church and its three charities.

You can pay for your entries online via Donorbox.

The deadline for entries is 14 June.

Further details can be obtained by clicking here.

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June 8, 2021