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Saturday, 6 August 2011

Flower Festival

In addition to well-dressings, another local summer tradition is the flower festival. This is a great opportunity to get creative. One of my favourites, this year, was in nearby Flash (some say the highest village in England). Their theme was: "Books" - a clue, perhaps as to why I liked it.
Meerbrook's theme this year was: "Saints."
Our only problem was the weather. On the Sunday, it rained hard, having an impact on visitor numbers. It

was beautiful, though