Flowers galore at village festival

THE annual Doddington Flower Festival starts on Friday.

The fundraiser at St Mary’s Church raises money for the church and will run from Friday to Monday.

The theme this year is ‘Nursery Rhymes and Children’s Stories’ and promises some creative floral arrangements.

On Friday and Saturday, the church is open from 10am to 6pm. On Sunday, visitors will be able to enjoy the flowers from 1pm to 5pm and between 10am and noon on Monday.

On Friday at 7.30pm, a special service titled ‘Friday Night Live’ will take place.

From 10am to noon on Saturday, there will be plenty of stalls outside the church. The Emmanuel Choir will be performing a concert on Saturday evening, starting at 7.30pm.

On Sunday, Holy Communion is at 9.30am and Songs of Praise will be at 5.30pm.