An exceptional treat was in store for us as we entered the imposing doors of the cathedral. Many people were drawn here from many parts, to view and enjoy the spectacle, a celebration of 100 years of the diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich.
The few examples pictured below show just a very small selection of the beautiful colourful flowers, so imaginatively displayed.
An interesting nationalistic wartime display, showing a helmet with a union jack flag in the background.
White Chrysanthemums and Blue Agapanthus
A large photograph of the cathedral framed with flowers.
The wolfs head, illustrating a wolf from Saxon legend that was rumoured to have found the head of King Edmund, who was killed in a battle with the Danes in the year 869.
A floral depiction of a Viking vessel
Poppies to commemorate Flanders fields in World War 1
Floral musical instruments on display.
A beautiful countryside floral arrangement ~Sadly with a stuffed fox in the corner.
Hunted, Persecuted by dogs, Stuffed, then brought to a place of worship as an exhibit.
A very artistic display~ An empty picture frame, framing real flowers with a floral palette containing colourful flowers to represent paints.
An interesting wooden house set in a lovely floral display.
An impressive brass eagle head, lectern, highly polished and tastefully decorated with flowers
A crumbling mausoleum in the cathedral grounds
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