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Festival of flowers at Alnwick church

Chris McElhone at the flower festival in St Paul's RC Church in Alnwick. Picture by Jane Coltman
Chris McElhone at the flower festival in St Paul's RC Church in Alnwick. Picture by Jane Coltman

A flower festival, with the theme of commemoration and celebration, has opened at St Paul’s RC Church, Alnwick.

The event will run from today until Sunday, from 11am to 4pm.

Chris McElhone in St Paul's RC Church. Picture by Jane Coltman

Chris McElhone in St Paul's RC Church. Picture by Jane Coltman

The festival features around 30 beautiful displays.

A preview event was staged last night, opened by Sir John Hall.

The festival theme is commemoration and celebration. Picture by Jane Coltman

The festival theme is commemoration and celebration. Picture by Jane Coltman

A cascade of knitted poppies. Picture by Jane Coltman

A cascade of knitted poppies. Picture by Jane Coltman

A tribute to the RAF in its centenary year. Picture by Jane Coltman

A tribute to the RAF in its centenary year. Picture by Jane Coltman

Another impressive display. Picture by Jane Coltman

Another impressive display. Picture by Jane Coltman