A fantastic festival of flowers

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Saddell and Carradale Church flower festival is a favourite event in the calendar of village life with arrangers filling the church with a mass of colour.

The theme this year was book titles, especially those beloved by children. The church at Carradale looked stunning, the home baking was delicious and the tea was hot and plentiful – what more could anyone ask for?


Carol Abernethy, Moira Foreman and Donna Hunter were tea ladies. NO_B31flower01

Mudita Smithson, Ray Lee and Jennifer Lee. NO_B31flower02

The Hungry Caterpillar, created by Sheena Ramsay. NO_B31flower03

Gail McIntosh’s interpretation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. NO_B31flower04

Alice in Wonderland, Nikki Dunlop’s arrangement. NO_B31flower05

Gardening by Una Semple. NO_B31flower06

The ever-popular Peter Rabbit, as interpreted by Margo MacCormick. NO_B31flower07

Marie Jeffrey chose the Secret Garden as her inspiration. NO_B31flower08

Ratty, Mole and Badger were all there in Dorothy MacCormick’s Wind in the Willows. NO_B31flower09

Emma Macalister Hall with her Harry Potter arrangement. NO_B31flower10

Lindsey Mercer chose The Book Nook. NO_B31flower11

The Kite Runner as interpreted by Eleanor Bennett. NO_B31flower12