Arley Christmas Floral Extravaganza | Knutsford Times

Arley Christmas Floral Extravaganza

By on November 12, 2010

The Magic of Christmas comes alive at Arley with the scent and spectacle of thousands of fresh flowers in breathtaking floral decorations around the historic Hall on Saturday 4th December until Sunday 12th December.

The Hall is magnificently decorated by local Florists G D Flowers from Manchester who will be decorating The South Bedroom, Juliette Hamilton, a local willow weaving expert will be decorating the Chapel.

Oakfield College will be busy in the Front Hall and Wendy Rea from Cullens Florist will again create an amazing display in the main West Door entrance as well as The Gallery.

The Red Door Florist at Nantwich will be decorating the Small Dining Room and Bloomingdales Florist from Warrington will be decorating the small Staircase. 2 Lips who decorated the Gallery magnificently last year will this year be in the Drawing Room.

Orchard Designs are taking part this year in the Main Staircase and Precious Things will be adorning the beautiful Library.

With Floral demonstrations with Carl Wilde and Bill Dixon giving you the chance to watch as they make displays and win 1 of 6 to take home! Meander around the Hall listing to carols and see it lit by candlelight, it is a beautiful time of year. A craft fair on the 4th & 5th December will take place in Olypmia with artists and music in the courtyard of Olympia making this an extra special christmas celebration.

Once again 10 local schools will each decorate a tree to be displayed in the Cruck Barn all week, all the trees have kindly been donated by High Legh Garden Centre and the winning class prize is provided by Gullivers World.

The Schools involved are
Antrobus St Marks Primary School, Appleton Thorn Primary School, Cuddington Primary School, Great Budworth Primary School, High Legh Primary School, Little Leigh Primary School, St Oswalds Catholic Primary School, Stockton Heath Primary School, The Russett School Weaverham and Whitley County Primary School.

Adults £7.50, Children (5-16) £2.50, Under 5s free. Floral Demonstrations £12.50pp and Candlelight & Carols evenings £8.

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