Fri, 12 Jul


St Swithun's Church

Flower Festival, St Swithun's church Woodbury

This year's Flower Festival is inspired by William Keble Martin's legacy, re-creating wildflower habitats, with a small exhibition, and a celebration and history of the kneelers embroidered in his memory.

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Flower Festival, St Swithun's church Woodbury

Time & Location

12 Jul 2019, 10:00 – 14 Jul 2019, 16:00

St Swithun's Church, Church Stile Ln, Woodbury EX5 1HN

About the Event

This year's Flower Festival, for St Swithun's patronal day on 15th July, also falls between Keble Martin's birthday on 9th July, and his second wife Flora's on 16th! The theme draws on Keble Martin's legacy, with the Flower Arranging Team re-creating some natural habitats of wildflowers featured on the embroidered kneelers. There will be a display of the original designs of the kneelers, made in Keble Martin's memory by local women, and explaining the making of the kneelers themselves. There will also be a small exhibition about Keble Martin's life and work, together with a few surprises inspired by him ...


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