Midsummer flower festival in Budleigh raises £3,000

PUBLISHED: 12:30 03 July 2016 | UPDATED: 09:34 04 July 2016

The rev Anne Charlton admires one of the wonderful displays in St Peter's Church in Budleigh Salterton as part of their Midsummer Festival. Ref exb 25-16SH 9729. Picture: Simon Horn.

The rev Anne Charlton admires one of the wonderful displays in St Peter's Church in Budleigh Salterton as part of their Midsummer Festival. Ref exb 25-16SH 9729. Picture: Simon Horn.

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The Budleigh Salterton community has been thanked after a flower festival raised nearly £3,000 for a church appeal.

The three-day Midsummer Festival took place at St Peter’s Church in aid of a lighting appeal.

Some £40,000 is needed to repair the lights in the church.

No final festival fundraising total is available but it is thought that nearly £3,000 has been raised.

Organisers thanked the community for their support as well as volunteers, businesses, guest organists and skilled flower arrangers.

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