The most recent Flower Festival celebrated the events of the past 60 years, since
the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, with particular emphasis on Sport in the year
of the London Olympics. In 2012, we also celebrated the 350th anniversary of the
Book of Common Prayer.
As well as the specific events listed below, the church was open for visitors to
view the floral displays that form the centrepiece of the Festival. The following
is the programme of events from the Festival:
Flower Festival: 25-28th August 2012 “Let’s Celebrate”
Saturday, 25th August, 10.00am - 8.00pm
Sunday, 26th August, 12.15pm - 6.00pm
Monday, 27 August, 10.00am - 8.00pm
Tuesday, 28th August, 10.00am - 4.00pm
Tower Bells - Saturday, 9.30am - 10.00am
Celebration Service - Sunday, 10.45am
St Mary’s Handbells - Sunday, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Bolsterstone Male Voice Choir concert, with Jane Hobson - Sunday, 7.30pm.
Contact 0114 288 2498 for further details and tickets.
Refreshments are available throughout the Festival in Bolsterstone Village Hall.
Click here for our location map.
We look forward to meeting you over the holiday weekend and assure you of a warm
welcome in our church and village.
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of wh at to ex pe ct.