Lincoln Cathedral Flower Festival

by Charlotte.Barnes on August 17, 2012

Athens display at Lincoln Flower FestivalThis weekend Lincoln Cathedral is being transformed into a wonderland of flowers.

The theme for the festival was ‘Dreams of Gold’, inspired by the 2012 Olympic Games and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The arrangements were created by a variety of flower clubs, florists and volunteers who transformed the inside of Lincoln Cathedral into a stunning display of floral creativity.

The Lincoln Flower Festival has taken two years to bring to fruition and has included the hard work and efforts of over 300 volunteers and staff. From 16th to 20th August, visitors can wander through this incredible building and see an amazing range of different floral arrangements.

Lincoln Flower FestivalAs well as seeing the stunning floral displays and amazing sculptures, a visit to the Lincoln Flower Festival will also give you the chance to wander around the impressive Cathedral, including the library, courtyard and nave.

Display at Lincoln Flower FestivalThe conservation and restoration of the Lincoln Cathedral costs a staggering £1.5million per year so that it may be enjoyed by generations to come. By attending the Lincoln Flower Festival you are helping to keep this amazing building in the best possible condition for that it may stand strong for many more years.

The Road to Rio 2016 by Flowers by SuzanneAmongst the displays were creations by several local florists and flower clubs, including ‘The Road to Rio 2016’ by Flowers by Suzanne, ‘USA, Korea, Germany and France’ by Cleethorpes Flower Club and ‘Athens 1896’ by the Lincoln Flower Club.

Hanging display and Statue of Liberty displayVisit the Lincoln Cathedral website for further information about the Lincoln Flower Festival 2012.


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