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Festival 2005 - A Grand Day Out!

Each year, Christchurch holds its renowned Festival of Flowers, with floral displays created to a theme. In 2005, the theme was 'A Grand Day Out' - reflecting some of the days out and events thousands of people attend and enjoy each year.

The Festival helps to raise funds for local, national and international charities. This year's nominated charities were the Gateway Club of Bexhill, the Motor Neurone Association (Hastings and Rother Branch) and the Hurstwood Park Neurological Centre at Haywards Heath. In 2005, the Festival, so ably organised by the Ladies Supper Club, raised around £3000. 

photo of the Cathedral display

Pictured right: The "A visit to a Cathedral" display:

"I never weary of churches. It is my favourite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral"

Robert Louis Stevenson 1850 - 1894

(Churches copyright no. CCL 107407)

We have included pictures of the floral displays for you to enjoy. Click on any of the thumbnail images below to open a larger version of the image in a new window.

a visit to london display

Visit to London

visit to a garden display

Visit to a Garden

visit to a horse show

Visit to a Horse Show

Trip on the River

A Trip on the River

Visit to A Roman Villa

Visit to a Roman Villa

visit to a dog show

Visit to a Dog Show

seaside and air festival displays

Visit the Seaside

Wimbledon display

A Visit to Wimbledon

test match display

Visit to a Test Match

visit a stately home display

Visit to a Stately Home

Christchurch Flower Festival 2006 Report