Flowers fill Christchurch parish church

17:17 01 July 2014

Christchurch Festival of Flowers at Christchurch parish church. Sheila Smart and May Reeder. Picture: Steve Williams.

Christchurch Festival of Flowers at Christchurch parish church. Sheila Smart and May Reeder. Picture: Steve Williams.

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Petals a plenty were at Christchurch when a flower show was held alongside celebrating the 150th anniversary of the parish church.

Christchurch Festival of Flowers at Christchurch parish church. Cheryl Symons, Picture: Steve Williams.Christchurch Festival of Flowers at Christchurch parish church. Cheryl Symons, Picture: Steve Williams.

Around 30 arrangements decorated the church for the weekend event that raised around £800 for church funds.

The church was open for the weekend event to see the flowers and on Sunday Archdeacon The Ven Hugh McCurdy led a service of celebration in a church that was full to capacity.

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