Blossom and Yarn Festival sees woolly wonders take over Wayland churches

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan Porter - Credit: Alan Porter

For four days churches in Wayland housed life-size animals and woollen floral displays as the popular Bloom and Yarn Festival returned.

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan Porter - Credit: Alan Porter

The theme for this year's event was the Creation, with Adam and Eve, deer and a range of exotic animals taking over the historic buildings in Breckles, Griston, Thompson, Great Hockham, Stow Bedon and Caston.

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan Porter - Credit: Alan Porter


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Although numbers are still be determined, committee members are hopeful the amount raised - which will be split between the churches to ensure they remain central to village life - and numbers of visitors will rival the previous event in 2015.

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The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan Porter - Credit: Alan Porter

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Penny Evans said: 'We have had lots of really positive feedback. People said they came two years ago and did not know how we could beat it but we had.

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan Porter - Credit: Alan Porter

'Villagers turned up to add their hands to the volunteer rota.

Without the community pulling together the event would not have been the success it has been.'

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan Porter - Credit: Alan Porter

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan Porter - Credit: Alan Porter

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan Porter - Credit: Alan Porter

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan

The second Blossom and Yarn Festival took place at six Wayland churches this weekend. Picture: Alan Porter - Credit: Alan Porter

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