Lady Eames special guest at opening of flower festival at Christ Church, Lisburn

Friday May 25th 2012

A reminder that Christ Church, Lisburn, is hosting a Flower Festival and Art Exhibition from May 31 until June 3.

This is part of the parish’s celebrations of 100 years of the Mothers’ Union.

The festival opens with a special service at 7.30pm on Thursday May 31 when the guest will be Lady Christine Eames, wife of Lord Eames, former Archbishop of Armagh.

Earlier that evening, from 5.30pm–7pm, there will be a Barbecue and classic car show in the church grounds.

Visitors will be able to view the floral exhibits and artwork from 10am until 9pm on Friday June 1; from 10am until 8pm on Saturday June 2 and from 1pm to 6pm on Sunday June 3.

On the Sunday evening, beginning at 7pm, the Bishop of Connor, the Rt Rev Alan Abernethy, will preach at a closing service.

The flower festival will be designed and co–ordinated by the Rev William McMillan MBE, international floral artist, along with members of Ballymacash Flower Club.

For more information visit or contact Marie Anderson 02892 665636 or or Valerie Christy 02892 683590. A poster can be downloaded here.


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