Somerleyton church raises thousands of pounds at flower festival
A church raised £2,000 at its popular annual flower festival.
St Mary’s Church in Blundeston Road, Somerleyton has held the event for the past 15 years.
Attendance was down a little this year because of the poor weather over the weekend of September 12 and 13, when the event was held.
But that still didn’t stop dozens of people turning out to see approximately 20 colourful displays, raising a strong amount to help with the general maintenance of the Grade II listed building.
Churchwarden Mary Truman said: “The displays were wonderful and the colours were amazing.
“We’re very grateful to the flower clubs that take part - we wouldn’t be able to put it on otherwise.”
The main clubs taking part are from Lowestoft, Bradwell and Gorleston.
On Sunday entertainment was provided by the Somerleyton Ukulele Strummers, with the Reverend Jeremy Bishop taking the service later that day.
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