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Chorley Flower Show.


By waddy


After so many event have had to be cancelled over the past 18/19 months it was so nice to see Chorley Council being brave and after cancelling last year’s show coming back with aplomb.
I’m not going to label every picture, but I thought you might like to take a look around with me.
It was held in the grounds of Astley Hall, a beautiful Elizabethan mansion which is currently having a lot of restoration taking place, before opening again to the public…that’s a blog for nother day.

For some reason the camera on my phone seems to mute so much of the colour, which is a shame because so much of the colour was amazing.
Right, I’m off to put my feet up now, all that walking has worn me out!

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How wonderful,Julia,I'm so glad you had a fine weather day,and wish we could have taken you up on your kind Invitation,but maybe next year ?
I love all the displays,and what dedicated people,to have finally been able to show off their skills this year.

I don't think the colours look muted ,in fact they look very
striking..I don't think I colud choose a favourite, as they are all beautiful :o)
I'm not surprised you were ready to put your feet up,but I'm sure you felt it was worth it :o) xx

1 Aug, 2021


That looks a perfect day out to me and you must have had a lovely time. I did notice the beautiful displays of sweet peas ( mainly because ours have been a disaster this year!!!) and the roses too plus their scent in the marquee.
Thank you for taking us there and do put it on the calendar for next year!

2 Aug, 2021


It's nice to know some events are being held again, lovely photos Julia, and I enjoyed the one of the cacti :)

2 Aug, 2021


Julia, I have really enjoyed scrolling through this blog, twice in fact! There were some incredible displays of blooms, thanks for sharing your day with us ... :o)

2 Aug, 2021


Thank you for all your kind comments. It's just a pity you couldn't have been there with me. Perhaps next year.....?

3 Aug, 2021


Thank you for the tour Waddy! It all looks amazing and I loved the " flower" man!
I also loved the little patio area where the path up to it is made of flowers.
It's years since I have been to a flower show !
I think this it too far away from me!

4 Aug, 2021


I was also struck by the 'patio area' Rose.
I'm sue there will be some local flower shows near you. they're very popular.

7 Aug, 2021

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