Rhythm of Life Poster

The fantastic St Neot Village Festival is to be held over the August Bank Holiday weekend 25th – 28th August. Renowned for always coming up with something special, the whole village comes together to entertain visitors with a wide variety of events for all.

The Rhythm of Life is the vibrant overall theme of the weekend, with floral displays based on Musical Memories. A concert by Loveny Choir will open the proceedings on Thursday.

The magnificent Grade 1 listed Church, with world renown stain glass windows, will host showpieces of floral art created by individuals and groups, including a central carpet of flowers which could grace any grand cathedral, complimented by original artworks for sale.

For further details, please read on below.

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What you can expect to find at the festival!

Flower Festival

Flower Festival

A Flower Festival in St Neot Church, has the theme “Musical Memories” with some 24 major arrangements covering a wide range of favourite musical pieces.

A round floral carpet in the centre of the church as the focal point is entitled “The Circle of Life”.

The floral displays will be set to the following music:

1. Blowing in the Wind 2. The Bells of St Marys 3. The Wedding March 4. Fields of Gold 5. Thank you for the Music 6. The Rhythm of Life 7. Fly me to the moon 8. We’re all going on a Summer Holiday 9. Moon Dance 10. Candle in the Wind 11. Bring in the Clowns 12. Under African Skies 13. One Two Three Four Five Once I caught a fish alive 14. Rock a bye Baby on the tree top 15. Up Up and Away 16. Stranger on the shore 17. In an English Country Garden 18. The Virgin Mary had a baby boy 19. The Lord is my Shepherd 20. Singing in the Rain 21. Butterflies 22. Stardust 23. Roll out the Barrel.

Church Art Work

Church Art Work

For the first time in 1993 it was decided to include Art Work as an extra dimension and attraction to the floral display at the St Neot Flower Festival.

Since that time the high standard and reputation of the art has become a feature of the festival with many visitors coming solely to see the Art Work. At this year’s Village Festival, it is hoped that you will be able to enjoy the wide variety of styles and media on so many diverse subjects for there is sure to be something to cater for all tastes displayed with the flowers in the beautiful setting of our Parish Church. All the Art work is for sale and can be taken away today and will serve as a reminder of your special day in St Neot.

Interested artists who wish to take part in this prestigious festival with the Exhibition and Sale of Art are requested to get in touch with Mrs Jill Thomas, Tremarkyn, Wenmouth Cross, St Neot, Liskeard PL14 6NN tel: 01579 320669 or email tremarkyn@btinternet.com for further details.

Chapel Crafts

Chapel Crafts

A wonderful display of good quality Cornish Crafts for sale in the Chapel Hall (by the bridge). Opening times 10am to 5pm bar Sunday, which will be 12:30pm

Alongside the craft fayre in the Chapel itself will be exhibitions including one of a recent large local archaeological dig.

Village kitchen

Village Kitchen

After visiting all the attractions of the Village Festival, why not enjoy a welcome “cuppa” and a chat at the Village Hall when teas, coffees, light lunches, sweets and cakes will be available all which will be produced by our volunteer ladies!

We are open 10am to 5pm each day.

Land Art Trail

Land Art Trail

Alongside the more traditional floral displays found inside the Church based around the theme “The Rhythm of Life”, the village of St. Neot offers a wealth of unusual places in which creativity can blossom.

Take a stroll through the village and its community garden to stumble across our community's interpretation of 'Land Art'.

These will be formed using almost any medium from floral displays, textiles, naturally found objects to recycled items; all of which will be used creatively in a variety of spaces ~ sharing a message or simply being crazy!

We hope you will enjoy this new experience in St Neot's unique and inspirational village setting.

Jazz Cafe at Treneglos

Jazz Cafe at Treneglos

Saturday, 26th August.
12 midday until 3pm.
Tickets £5

Music by The Goonzion Quartet and The Larks

A bar and food will be available.

Festival timetable

Find out what is happening and when.

View timetable Festival Diary (MS Word)

Press release

Download the festival press release in multiple formats.

Press Release (MS Word) Press Release (PDF)

Gallery

View flower arrangements from previous displays.

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