Busy weekend at flower festival

The annual Flower Festival at All Saints’ Church, Sawley, is to be held over the Bank Holiday weekend, from August 29-September 1.

This year’s theme will be Journeys. The festival will be open each day and there will be refreshments and various stalls and exhibits. The Long Eaton Silver Prize Band will provide a concert in church on Saturday at 7.30pm.

Tickets are available on the night, priced at £6. There will be special services on Sunday at 10am for Holy Communion and 6pm for Songs of Praise.

A produce show is planned for the Monday, beginning at 12.30pm.

The Old Park Farm Dog Display Team will be providing a demonstration of dog agility at 2pm. The festival will close at 3.30pm on Tuesday.