Flower Festivals 2024

Church Flower, Crafts and Art Festivals across the area listed by date along with a map of locations. All apologies for errors and omissions - please let us know any errors or edits - thank you.
Many of the festivals are also included in the brochure* (available in many participating churches; an asterisk [*] below denotes festivals listed in the brochure).
You may wish to check with individual churches direct for any changes and ticket availability and prices where appropriate.
[Italics = awaiting confirmation]

Opening times: most Flower Festivals open around 10:00am, some with changes on Sundays; please check with individual churches for times and any late changes
Pictures of many of previous floral festivals - and this year's posters, where available - on: www.facebook.com/SouthHollandChurchFestivals
See also our Diary pages for April, May, June, July...
Use: / Find in page / CTRL+F / +F to search for individual churches on this page



Snowdrops

Snowdrops; see also the National Churches Trust map

January: Snowdrops at St Guthlac's, Market Deeping (FB)

February: Snowdrops at All Saints, Moulton (FB) ACNY

February: Snowdrops at St Michael & All Angels, Langtoft (FB) in The Ness Group (FB) ACNY

February: Snowdrops at Thorney Abbey (FB)

Sunday 4 February, 2 - 4: Snowdrops, tea and cake, St Michael & All Angels, Uffington, ACNY (FB) Group (FB) PE9 4SN

Saturday & Sunday 10 & 11 February, 1:00pm: Snowdrop weekend, refreshments, St Bartholomew's, West Pinchbeck (FB) PE11 3QG

Saturday & Sundays 10 & 11, 17 & 18 and 24 & 25 February, 10:00am: Snowdrop walks, soup and refreshments at St Mary's, Whaplode (FB) PE11 6TE 

Sunday 11 February, 2:00pm: Refresh Café - Snowdrops for galanthophiles, favourite cakes, refreshments, St Firmin's, Thurlby in The Ness Group (FB) PE10 0EH

Sunday 10 March, 2:00pm: Refresh Café - Afternoon Tea, St Firmin's, Thurlby (FB) in The Ness Group (FB) PE10 0EH

April & May Flower Festivals

🌷Friday 5 - Sunday 7 April, 11:00am: Tulips in the Abbey, Crowland Abbey (FB) ACNY PE6 0EN

Sunday 7 April, 10:00am: Spring Market, Arts & Crafts, Makers & Growers, Plants, Cakes, St John's, Parson Drove, PE13 4LF (FB) (Murrow FB) (CCTSt John's)

🌷Saturday 27 - Sunday 28 April: Flower Festival 'Recycling', St Peter & St Paul, Wigtoft; more info via ACNY  PE20 2NJ; also 4 & 5 May

🌷Saturday 27 April - Monday 6 May: *Flower Festival 'Take a Walk on the Wild Side', Café, and Sunday lunch (£8.50), 12:00pm 28/4 and 5/5 in the Fraiser Room - more info and advance bookings: St Laurence, Surfleet (FB) ACNY (The Glen Group) PE11 4AB/PE11 4DA

Sunday 28 April, 10:00am: Craft Fayre on the Triangle, St Nicholas Way; more info via Deeping St Nicholas, (FB) ACNY

🌷Wednesday 1 - Monday 6 May: *Flower Festival, refreshments, stalls, St Bartholomew's, West Pinchbeck (FB); Friday 3 May, 7:00pm: Flower Festival Praise  PE11 3QG

🌷🎵Wednesday 1 - Monday 6 May: *Flower Festival Saying it with flowers - 'A Night at the Theatre', Art & Craft exhibition, refreshments, St Mary's, Pinchbeck (FB) ACNY, (The Glen Group) PE11 3UA; Saturday 4 May, 7:00pm: Festival concert, £10, 'Pavanotti and Friends'

🌷Thursday 2 - Monday 6 May: *Flower Festival 'Hands Together', Gosberton Methodist (FB); Sunday 5 May, 4:30pm: Songs of Praise with Rev Angy Long and Rev Luke Smith PE11 4NQ

🌷Thursday 2 - Monday 6 May: *Flower Festival 'All things bright and beautiful', St James Moulton Chapel (Elloe Stone group) PE12 0XQ

🌷Thursday 2 - Monday 6 May: *Flower Festival 'People and Places', refreshments, Moulton Chapel Methodist; Sunday 5 May, 10:30am: Festival Celebration service PE12 0XL

🌷Sunday 5 May, 1:00pm: Moulton Chapel Tuliptime Village Festival and Parade (FB) PE12 0XQ

🌷Friday 3 - Tuesday 7 May: *Flower Festival 'The Swinging 60's', St Mary's, Long Sutton (FB) ACNY PE12 9JJ; Sunday 10:30am: Festival Eucharist with the Bishop of Lincoln

🌷Friday 3 - Saturday 4 May: *Flower Festival 'Lincolnshire', refreshments, cake stall, Sutterton Methodist (FB) (Circuit website) near PE20 2EY; Sunday, 10:30am: Flower Festival service

🌷Friday 3 - Friday 10 May: *Flower Festival 'Celebrating Lincolnshire', refreshments, St Mary & the Holy Rood, Donington ACNY PE11 4UA

🌷Saturday 4 - Sunday 5 May: Flower Festival 'Recycling', St Peter & St Paul, Wigtoft; more info via ACNY  PE20 2NJ; also 27 & 28 April

🌷Saturday 4 - Monday 6 May: *Flower Festival, St John the Evangelist, Weston Hills, PE12 6DQ (near PE12 6DS)

🌷Saturday 4 - Monday 6 May: *Flower and Craft Festival, St Mary Magdalene, Fleet PE12 8AW

🌷Saturday 4 - Monday 6 May: *Flower Festival, refreshments, stalls, Fleet Baptist; Sunday 5 May, 3:30pm: Songs of Praise PE12 8LL - cancelled (April 2024)

🌷Sunday 5 - Monday 6 May, 11:30am: *Flower Festival 'The Word of God', Holbeach Baptist Church (FB); Sunday 10:30am: Songs of Celebration PE12 7DN

Sunday 5 - Monday 6 May: Scarecrow Festival; more info via St Michael & All Angels, Uffington ACNY (FB) Group (FB); Monday 6 May, 2:00pm Songs of Praise

🌷Monday 6 May, 10:00am: *Spring Craft Fayre, £1, Crowland Abbey (FB) ACNY PE6 0EN

🌷Friday 10 - Monday 13 May: Flower Festival, 'Sporting Events', refreshments, stalls, crafts, All Saints, Moulton (FB) ACNY; Friday 10/5: Elloe Stone singers  concert PE12 6QB

🌷Spalding Flower Parade 'Movies', Saturday & Sunday 11 & 12 May
Saturday 11 May, 11:00am: Flower Parade  - and on Sunday 12 May, events continue

☕🍰Saturday 11 May, 9:00am: Refreshments, craft stalls, church tours, St Mary & St Nicolas (FB)
☕🍰Saturday 11 May, 9:30am: Refreshments, hot drinks, cakes, savouries, Broad Street Methodist (FB)
☕🍰Saturday 11 May, 9:30am: Refreshments, stalls, Spalding Baptist (FB)
☕🍰Saturday 11 May, 9:30am: Refreshments, Spalding United Reformed Church (FB)
Saturday 11 May:  Harvest Church in the Sports field (FB)
Saturday 11 May: Spalding Lithuanian Community FB in the Sports field (Dainuojantys lietuje (Singin' in the rain) lietuviška versija)
☕🍰Sunday 12 May, 10:30am: Refreshments and Festival Praise, Spalding United Reformed Church (FB)

🌷Saturday 18 May - Monday 20 May, 11:00am: Flower Festival, Holbeach St Mark's ACNY (Friends group FB) near PE12 8DZ

🌷Friday 24 - Monday 27 May, *Flower Festival, 'St Mary's in Bloom', refreshments, stalls, crafts, 'Bake off' (25/5), St Mary's, Whaplode (FB) ACNY PE12 6TA

🌷🎵Friday 24 - Monday 27 May, *Flower Festival 'Now thank we all our God' refreshments, arts & crafts, musical performances, All Saints, Holbeach (FB); preview concert 23/5, 7:30pm: South Holland Singers; 26/5, 3:30pm Songs of Praise, pets welcome PE12 7LL

Summer Flower Festivals

🎨Saturday 22 - Sunday 23 June: Art Exhibition in church during the Sutterton Open Gardens weekend, St Mary's, Sutterton,  (FB) ACNY

🌷Friday 21 - Sunday 23 June: *Flower Festival 'Nursery Rhymes', refreshments, stalls, Sutton St James near PE12 0EF

🎵Saturday 22 June, 7:00pm: Military Wives Choir, £10, All Saints, Moulton (FB) ACNY PE12 6QB (Elloe Stone group)

🌷Saturday 29 June, 1:00pm: Rose and Sweet Pea show, Priory church, Deeping St James (FB) ACNY PE6 8NP

🌷Thursday 11 - Sunday 14 July: *Flower Festival 'Sutton Bridge through the Ages', St Matthew's, Sutton Bridge (FB) (ACNY) PE12 9SA

🌷Friday 12 - Sunday 14 July: *Flower Festival 'Community', refreshments, Sutton St James Baptist (FB); Sunday 14 July, 3:30pm: Flower Festival service PE12 0EE

🎨Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 July, 11:00am: 'Flour & Flowers' Art and Craft Bash at St John's, Baston (FB) in The Ness Group (FB

🎨Thursday 18 - Monday 22 July: Art Exhibition, Crowland Abbey (FB) ACNY PE6 0EN

🎨Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 July: Art Exhibition in the Walsingham Hall, Holy Trinity Holbeach PE12 7PA (part of The Parish of Our Lady of Walsingham, South Holland (FB))

🌷Thursday 25 - Sunday 28 July: *Flower Festival 'Music in Bloom', St Mary Magdalene, Gedney (ACNY) PE12 0BU

🎨Sunday 4 - Saturday 10 August: *Art Exhibition, Crowland Abbey (FB) ACNY PE6 0EN

August Bank Holiday

🌷Friday 23 - Monday 26 August: *Flower Festival 'My Favourite Read', St Nicholas, Lutton (FB); Sunday 25 August, 6:30pm: Songs of Praise PE12 9HP

🌷Saturday 24 - Monday 26 August: *Flower and Craft  Festival 'All God's Creatures Great and Small', Gosberton Baptist (FB), PE11 4NP


Harvest Festivals

See also August, September and October pages

🌷Friday 4 - Sunday 6 October: *Flower Festival, Crowland Abbey (FB) ACNY PE6 0EN

Spalding Pumpkin Festival

October

🎨Friday 18 - Sunday 20 October: Art at the Priory, Deeping St James (FB) ACNY PE6 8NP




Churches involved in various ways in previous years include:

St Peter & St Paul, Gosberton (FB) PE11 4EW

St John's, Baston in The Ness Group (FB)

St Matthew's, Eye (FB) PE6 7UZ

See also: West Lindsey May Churches Festival (FB

Open Gardens; more info via Thurlby Methodist (Circuit)