Alnwick Flower Festival 2019

From the 9th – 11th August, St Michael’s hosted Alnwick’s Flower Festival, with the theme this year of “A Good Read”.  There were 41 floral displays based on favourite books, from Treasure Island to The Wonky Donkey and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas to Under the Greenwood Tree.

You can view photographs of the displays below, and prints are available from Mr Stanley Trafford on 01665 606180 at sizes up to A4.

Moses and the Burning Bush, arranged by Julie and sponsored by Julie’s House of Flowers

The Explorers, arranged by Pat Taylor and sponsored by the Rev’d Gerard Rundell and Karen Rundell

Bell, Book and Candle, arranged by the Garden staff, and sponsored by the Alnwick Gardens.

Blazing Paddles, arranged and sponsored by Mrs Melanie Coulson

Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, arranged by Annette Playle, and sponsored by Mr and Mrs H Playle

Winnie the Pooh, arranged and sponsored by Mrs Pauline Corrick

Don’t Upset the Choir, arranged by Mrs Enid Brown, and sponsored by the Choir of St Michael’s Church

The Black Candle, arranged by Elizabeth and Mary Davidson, and sponsored by Mr Ken Gray

The Lion of Alnwick, arranged by Margaret Batey, and sponsored by Carol Hume and Anne Turnbull

Frenchman’s Creek, arranged by Elizabeth and Mary Davidson, and sponsored by Mrs C McNally

Under the Greenwood Tree, arranged by Anne Lings, and sponsored by Mr and Mrs R Allsop

Harry Potter, arranged and sponsored by Emma Coulson

The Tale of Peter Rabbit, arranged by Enid Brown, and sponsored by Mr and Mrs G Brown

The Harry Potter and Tale of Peter Rabbit displays shown together

Harry Potter (flowers only)

Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright, arranged by Michelle Duff in memory of Peter Aitchison

Dear Zoo, arranged by Frances Cook, and sponsored by the Rev’d Canon Paul Scott and the Rev’d Jane Scott

Little Women, arranged by Joan Crowe, and sponsored by Mr and Mrs A Crowe

The Secret Garden, arranged by Judy Jobson, and sponsored by Mr and Mrs C Jobson

Gone With the Wind, arranged by Anne Gledhall, and sponsored by the Mothers’ Union

Joseph and His Coat, arranged by Members of St Paul’s Church, and sponsored by St Paul’s Church

Railway Memories, arranged by Margaret Batey and sponsored by Mrs J Collins

The Wizard of Oz, arranged and sponsored by Mrs Kathleen Turnbull

The Railway Children, arranged by Judith Head, and sponsored by the Aln Valley Railway

Gods of the Morning, arranged by Michelle Duff, and sponsored by Dr P Kind

Bear reading

Girl With the Gold Earrring

For prints of any of the above, please contact Mr Stanley Trafford on 01665 606 180.

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