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If you are in the Walpole St Peter's area this afternoon (Saturday) be sure to keep your eyes on the skies as there will be a special flypast.

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Lancaster (middle) Spitfire (left) and Hurricane. Picture: Paul Sanwell/OP Photographic. (11526916)
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Lancaster (middle) Spitfire (left) and Hurricane. Picture: Paul Sanwell/OP Photographic. (11526916)

Both an iconic Spitfire and a Hurricane from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight are expected to over-fly Walpole St Peter's Church, which is holding its annual flower festival this weekend.

The planes are expected to fly in at around 1.20pm so listen out for their unmistakable engine noises.

This is the church's 58th flower festival and this year the theme is 'Transport Through the Ages'.

Spitfire (11526889)
Spitfire (11526889)

It started yesterday (Friday) and continues today from 10am to 4pm, tomorrow 11.15am to 4pm and Monday 10am to 4pm.

As well as a multitude of floral displays there will be stalls selling everything from home made jams to jewellery and jigsaw puzzles. New this year is a craft market running in the parish hall and is open Saturday and Sunday.

Today also sees a fun dog show starting from 10am and there is a marquee café selling refreshments throughout.



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