Grantham church to host flower festival

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A Grantham church is preparing for its bank holiday flower festival this month.

St John the Evangelist, in Manthorpe, will throw open its doors to the public for the festival from August 24 to 26.

The chosen theme is animals in myth, legend, poetry and literature.

The church will be open from 11am to 6pm on the Saturday and Monday and from 11am to 5pm on the Sunday. Visitors can view the flowers, buy from numerous stalls and enjoy a selection of refreshments. Entry is £2.

There will be a preview of the festival on Friday, August 23. Tickets for this cost £6 and are available from Judy Payne on 01476 562860.

There will also be a Songs of Praise at 6pm on the Sunday.