Bank Holiday fun at Wicken’s annual festival

WICKEN stages its annual festival of arts, flowers and music over the coming Bank Holiday weekend.

The theme of the festival, being hosted at St Laurence’s Church, is I Have A Dream and there will be flower arrangements depicting the theme, displays of arts and crafts and music by local musicians.

Home-made refreshments will be served all day, with visitors able to take home samples of local produce, including home-made cakes, plants, fruit, vegetables and honeycomb.

The arts and craft exhibition is being organised by celebrated local artist and historian Anthony Day and will include his own works and entries from popular artists Terry Beard, Julie Beaumont, Ursula Galloway, Suzi Herbert and Sue Murfitt.

Opening hours will be from 12-5pm on Saturday, 12-6pm on Sunday, followed by a family songs of praise service at 6.30 pm, and 10am-5pm on Monday.

Entry is free although donations for St Laurence’s church will be welcomed.

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