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Exhibition: Vestment and Flower Festival: The Play's the Thing

Location

St Mary’s Church,

30 Bourne Street,
Belgravia,
London,
SW1W 8JJ

Dates

This exhibition CLOSED on Sat, 25th May 2024

Cost: Free of Charge

Description

St Mary's church will explore the theme of "liturgy as theatre" as we host a Festival of Flowers and Vestments to celebrate its 150th anniversary.

The church will be cleared of pews and filled with spectacular flower displays alongside an exhibition of historic floral-themed vestments, which are worn by the clergy throughout the religious year. These include sumptuous brocades, silks, satins, gold-embroidered textiles and rare pre-Reformation garments from the 15th century.

The festival will examine how theatre, with its playful language of colour, costume and metaphor, informs our richly expressive Anglo-Catholic services.

It will also convey how flowers, from lily-of-the-valley to roses and hyssop, allude to Biblical teachings and express a profound sense of the sacred.


Contact and Booking Details

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This exhibition runs from Tue, 21st May 2024 to Sat, 25th May 2024

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Location

St Mary’s Church,

30 Bourne Street,
Belgravia,
London,
SW1W 8JJ

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