Flower festival to mark Mothers' Union centenary

PUBLISHED: 17:35 10 June 2009 | UPDATED: 23:40 15 June 2010

TO mark the centenary of its Mothers' Union branch, St Mary's Church at Luppitt is to host a flower festival on June 19, 20 and 21.

TO mark the centenary of its Mothers' Union branch, St Mary's Church at Luppitt is to host a flower festival on June 19, 20 and 21. Entitled Celebrating Family Life, the festival will ensure the church is awash with floral displays depicting many facets of family life, from cradle to grave. Teas, coffee, lunches and crafts will be available in the village hall nearby. The festival will be open from 11am to 7pm daily. A festival service will be held at 6pm on Sunday. Branch leader Margaret Young said: "We are delighted that Exeter Diocesan President Mary Steer will be attending the festival service to witness the dedication of our new banner and to present long service certificates to Luppitt residents Florrie Sage and Olive Clapp MBE.


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