Church holds art and flower festival

An art and flower festival is being staged at St Mary’s Church, in Newton-by-the-Sea, later this month.

The artwork has been produced by Newton-by-the-Sea Art Group.

Meanwhile, the flowers are by Embleton Flower Club and others.

There will also be refreshments and musical entertainment.

The event will run from Saturday, July 26, to Monday, July 28, from 11am to 5pm. On Sunday, July 27, the church will hold a songs of praise from 6pm, as part of the festival.

Admission to the festival is free, but donations are welcome. The majority of the funds will go towards the cost of building a toilet and servery at the church.

The remaining 10 per cent of money raised will be given to WaterAid.