Winchester Cathedral ‘Symphony of Flowers’

Winchester Cathedral opens it’s doors today to:

“The Cathedral Flower Festival of 2013”

Designed by Angela Turner, international floral designer, on behalf of the Wessex and Jersey area of NAFAS, this spectacular event will appeal to everyone.

Nursery Fresh Ltd, of Portsmouth, were honoured to have been appointed as flower supplier to The Symphony of Flowers and would like to congratulate Angela and her team on their amazing results.

The stunning visual impact, coupled with the fantastic fragrance filling this  beautiful building  is not to be missed and tickets can be purchased from the

Winchester Cathedral Box Office

The Very Reverend James Atwell, Dean of Winchester and the Winchester Cathedral Chapter, have very kindly given Nursery Fresh permission to publish a selection of  pictures from ‘The Symphony of Flowers’

Pictures of the supply and staging for ‘Symphony of Flowers can be seen ‘here’

Nursery Fresh would like to thank flower supplier Sjaak van der Vyver and Transport company NV Transport of Chichester, for their help and superb service, which helped towards the success of The Winchester Cathedral ‘Symphony of Flowers’

Our Pleasure and Privilege…..

We received, today, this lovely message from Valerie Davidson, the Leader and Designer of  ‘The NAFAS Chelsea 2013 Exhibit’, staged by SAFAS, the Scottish Area of NAFAS

“The SAFAS Chelsea Team 2013 were delighted with the service and quality of the flowers supplied by Nursery Fresh. They were commented on by the head judge and we feel that combined with the superb plant material contributed to us being awarded a Gold medal. Many thanks. Valerie Davidson team Leader/Designer”

Valerie Davidson and her Chelsea 2013 team

Valerie Davidson and her Chelsea 2013 team

The NAFAS ‘Chelsea 2013’ Exhibit


Staged by SAFAS – the Scottish Area of NAFAS

 ‘Far Below the Sea Blooms’

John Waddington, the Sales and Marketing Director of Nursery Fresh Ltd, met Valerie Davidson, the ‘Chelsea 2013’  SAFAS team leader/designer and her team, at 7am this morning.

Sally Waddington, Clare Dridge and Rebecca Warwick, of Nursery Fresh, spent yesterday checking and sorting the flowers for this very special order, which Nursery Fresh were honoured to have been asked to supply.

John was able to drive the truck directly into Chelsea’s Grand Pavilion where Valerie and her team were ready and waiting to start work.

Thank you Valerie, for putting your trust in Nursery Fresh and “Good Luck” from us all

The Flower Festival of 2013……

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If you are planning to visit any Flower Festival this year, then Winchester Cathedral’s ‘Symphony of Flowers’ is the one.

Nursery Fresh have supplied the most successful Cathedral Flower Festivals all over the UK and are thrilled to be sole supplier to what will be ‘The Flower Event of 2013’

A stunning flower festival with contemporary and classic arrangements designed by Angela Turner, international floral designer, on behalf of the

Wessex and Jersey area of NAFAS.

A spectacular array of floral displays will fill the medieval building with colour and, outside in the Inner Close, there will be other horticultural displays, a market and a range of refreshment opportunities and other facilities.

Tickets: Adults £10, children under 16 £5, groups (15+) £8 and NAFAS members £8 available soon from the Cathedral Box Office.

Profits raised will help support the restoration of the Cathedral organ.

Group Visits
Groups are welcome, and special arrangements will be made for entry, coach parking and reception, along with specific catering opportunities to make a day of it. To register an interest in bringing a group please email Sarah Williams, our Visitor Services Manager or call her on 01962 857 225

Exhibitors
If you are interested in exhibiting in the retail marqee at this event please emailevents@winchester-cathedral.org.uk for more information and an application pack.

Symphony of Flowers At Winchester Cathedral

Flower arrangers from the Wessex and Jersey Area of NAFAS, have spent the last two days visiting Winchester Cathedral in preparation for ‘SYMPHONY OF FLOWERS’, the Cathedral’s first Flower Festival for 10 years, which will take place between 12 and 16 June 2013.

The floral designs will be created by hundreds of NAFAS Members and the Cathedral’s own flower arranging team.

Jan Meloy, Chairman of Wessex & Jersey Area of NAFAS, said:

“We’re delighted to have you on board to supply the flowers for this prestigious event, your knowledge and expertise will be a great help to us.”

Needless to say Nursery Fresh is delighted to have been appointed as the central supplier to the event and is looking forward to working with Jan Meloy, Creative Director Angela Turner and the design team of Pip Bensley and Pauline Hurran, whose collective work has received National and International acclaim.

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Winchester Cathedral Flower Festival

Nursery Fresh are pleased to announce they have been appointed sole supplier to The Winchester Cathedral Flower Festival which will be staged week commencing 10th June 2013

Jan Meloy, Chairman of Wessex & Jersey Area of NAFAS, said:

“We’re delighted to have you on board to supply the flowers for this prestigious event, your knowledge and expertise will be a great help to us.”

Needless to say Nursery Fresh is delighted and looking forward to working with Jan Meloy, Creative Director Angela Turner and the rest of the team.

Manchester Cathedral Flower Festival

Staff from Nursery Fresh have just returned from Manchester, where they were sole suppliers of flowers to the Manchester Cathedral Flower Festival 2012, a part of Manchester’s ‘Dig the City’ event.

Designed by Chelsea ‘Gold Medallist’  Elaine Middleton, the festival featured 100’s of arrangers from the Manchester  Diocese and flower clubs from the North West of England, who worked tirelessly to create stunning arrangements with musical themes.

Manchester Cathedral Director of Fundraising, Anthony O’Connor, thanked Nursery Fresh for their professionalism throughout the two years of planning and for the exceptionally high quality of flowers supplied to the event.

Nursery Fresh would like to thank:

NV Transport Ltd of Chichester for their help with logistics and their driver, Dimitri, whose skill negotiating a 40ft articulated lorry through the pedestrianised Medieval Quarter of Manchester was ‘quite unbelievable’ – Thank you Dimitri !

Sjaak van der Vijver B.V for the superb quality flowers and attention to detail – Thank you!

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