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Flowton in Flower 2019

Event information

The tiny Suffolk village of Flowton - in the middle of nowhere but only a short distance from Ipswich - is opening its gardens for the first time in four years, to raise funds to help maintain St Mary's Church and to support our local food bank.

Our delightful church will host a colourful flower festival on the theme of nursery rhymes and there will be a dozen very different gardens to visit. What's more, there will be displays of military vehicles and vintage tractors, a local history exhibition and demonstrations of the egg prodcution and packing process. Refreshments, lunches and cream teas will be available throughout the weekend at the church.

The Flower Festival and church will be open from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June. Gardens will be open from 12.00 to 5.00.

Flowton (IP8 4LG) is signposted from the B1113 near Bramford and Sproughton to the west of Ipswich, and also from the A1071 (Ipswich, Hintlesham, Hadleigh). There is easy access from Junction 54 on the A14 (Sproughton exit).

Email: flowton.suffolk@gmail.com

Website: http://www.flowtonopengardens.co.uk

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This event is hosted by St Mary

Rural 13th century church set in the heart of the Suffolk countryside.

See church profile

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