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Flower Festival Starts with a Bang – Friday 18th May 2012

May 18, 2012

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The scent still lingers from the spectacular Sesquicentenary Flower Festival organised by Lynda Rigg and her team, which took place between 18th and 20th May 2012 and saw the church decked out with twenty eight different displays ranging from the more traditional sprays to modern arrangements, each depicting an event or important figure in the […]

May the Force Be With You! – Trip to Newcastle Cathedral (Part 3)

February 12, 2012

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Dedicated to St Nicholas, the patron saint of mariners, the unusual fourteenth century lantern roof of Newcastle Cathedral long served as a beacon to aid navigation into the port – the church was used as a lighthouse until the eighteenth century. The lantern lights returned just a few months before our visit, thanks to a generous […]