Flower festival raises thousands for Capability monument
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There was a splash of colour in Fenstanton Parish Church last month as flowers were showcased to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of Capability Brown.
The CB300 Flower Festival saw works by around 15 arrangers on display with each of them representing the work of the landscape architect.
Designer and coordinator Kath Doggett said: “We are delighted with how the festival went, we raised over £4,000 throughout.”
To celebrate Capability’s work with water, there was also a river feature placed in the church which saw visitors throw in loose change to add to the fund.
The arrangers at the event, who had all taken time to create a number of blooming displays, were from the village with some even being part of the St Ives Flower Club.
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The money raised will be added to the fund for the restoration of the monument for Capability Brown in the village.
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