Inspired by Glass floral exhibition, St Mary and All Saints, Great Budworth

PUBLISHED: 00:00 24 October 2013

13 Christine Eves and her creation The Glass Blower

13 Christine Eves and her creation The Glass Blower

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Beautiful floral creations were displayed at a flower festival at St Mary and All Saints, Great Budworth, over three autumnal sunny days.

A steady flow of visitors to the church admired the creations, all on the theme ‘Inspired by Glass’.

Organiser Sylvia Godber said: ‘The reason for the celebration was to top up the funds for the bill to restore and clean the central east window and the west window.’

The central east window is one of three in the east end of the church designed by the Victorian stained glass artist, Charles Eamer Kempe, who specialised in look alike medieval glass.

There are many examples of his work in other Cheshire churches.

The team of arrangers included ladies from a flower club affiliated to NAFAS (National Association of Flower Arranging Societies) namely Mid-Cheshire Flower Club and the regular church flower arrangers. Over £2,000 were raised from the venture.

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