Three Day Flower Festival To Raise €10,000 For North Westmeath Hospice

Meath & Kildare

All Saints Church in Mullingar will host a Flower Festival of great magnitude on the 21st – 23rd November 2014. Flower arranging enthusiasts from across Ireland are set to flock to Mullingar on the weekend to visit an amazing display of 5000 Flowers. For the three days of the festival, the church will house 28 Floral Arrangements with each depicting a popular Christmas carol.

The three–day event which will be Co–ordinated by Ethel Mitchel , Castle Flowers, Moate, will include flower demonstrations from a number of renowned floral arrangers including Richard Halsam, Eileen McKenna and we shall be honoured by the presence of internationally renowned, master exponent, the Revd William McMillan.

The Flower Festival concludes with Songs of Praise at 7pm on Sunday 23rd, a service to be conducted by the Revd William McMillan. It is hoped that the award winning contemporary flower arranger, Mr McMillan MBE will present a live demonstration in his unique style on the evening together with personal recollections that has brought critical acclaim throughout the horticultural world. He is renowned for his artistic constructions that demonstrate various levels of visual wonder coupled with pleasurable bouquets to charm the senses.

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