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St Edmundsbury Cathedral ~”REFLECTIONS”~Flower festival.

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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.

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The few examples pictured below show just a very small selection of the beautiful colourful flowers, so imaginatively displayed.

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An interesting nationalistic wartime display, showing a helmet with a union jack flag in the background.

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White Chrysanthemums and  Blue Agapanthus

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A large photograph of the cathedral framed with flowers.

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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.

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A floral depiction of a Viking vessel

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Poppies to commemorate Flanders fields in World War 1

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Floral musical instruments on display.

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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.

SICK!

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A very artistic display~ An empty picture frame, framing real flowers with a floral palette containing colourful flowers to represent paints.

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An interesting wooden house set in a lovely floral display.

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An impressive brass eagle head, lectern, highly polished and tastefully decorated with flowers 

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A crumbling mausoleum in the cathedral grounds

Copyright ©  Photographs and Written work by John Yeo ~

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