Lambeg celebrates ‘Lord of the Harvest’

Wednesday September 5th 2012

Lambeg Parish ChurchLambeg Parish Church will host a Harvest flower festival from October 5 – October 8, designed and co–ordinated by floral artist Alan Beatty.

The festival will be open from 7pm–9pm on Friday October 5, with previewing for those with special needs at 2pm and the official opening by Lady Christine Eames at 7pm. It will be open from 10am–8pm on Saturday October 6; from 2pm–5pm on Sunday October 7 and from 10am–5pm on Monday October 8.

A full programme is planned for the weekend, featuring a history exhibition – ‘Titanic – The Lambeg Connection’. Thomas Andrews, the Titanic architect, married Helen Barbour in Lambeg Parish Church on June 23 1908, and her remains are laid to rest in the adjoining graveyard in the ‘Barbour Vault’. Tours of this historic worship site will also be available as there are some interesting headstones and monuments dating back almost 400 years.

In addition there will be an Art Auction on the Saturday and visitors will be able to browse ‘The Market Place’ on Friday, Saturday and Monday and purchase quality fresh local produce including fruit and vegetables, cakes, preserves, cards, crafts etc.

Special Harvest Worship services will be held on Sunday and the event will conclude with a concert on Monday evening, October 8, at 7.45pm featuring the Harlandic Male Voice Choir and the 1st Old Boys Brass Band (Tickets £10.00).

Morning coffee, lunches and afternoon tea will also be available and groups can be catered for by arrangement. Please contact Gwen on 028 92638753 / Mob: 07788816231 or email:

For more information, visit the parish website at

Menu options for group catering can be downloaded here.

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