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Flower spectacular

by Margaret Duggan

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL reports a record 18,000 visitors to its Flower Festival celebrating the building’s 750th anniversary. “Uplifting”, “glorious”, and “absolutely amazing” were some of the superlatives used by those who came, many for the first time.

The 550 arrangers and designers were led by Michael Bowyer, shown here with the Dean of Salisbury, the Very Revd June Osborne, who said the cathedral had had its most spectacular week: “We can’t remember ...

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