Flower and Wedding Festival
A Wedding and Flower Festival was held in the church on the weekend of June 5th & 6th 2004. Below are photographs showing some of the beautiful dresses displayed.  
It is understood that in these times wedding dresses were often used afterwards for 'Sunday best'. The photgraph shows the dress from the 1840s or 1850s. Wedding Dress 1880
War was declared on the Sunday some three weeks before the day the banns were read in 1939. The reception was to have been at the village hall but this was requisitioned for the war effort. At very short notice the tea rooms were used instead. Wedding Dress 1939
The Bride and all the guests walked to the church from her house in Ravenstone main street. The gown dates from 1985. Wedding Dress 1985
These dresses were worn by grandmother, mother and daughter in 1940, 1971 and 1998 respectively, each of the latter two was designed by the bride. Three Wedding Dress from Three generations
This dress was worn in both 1949 and 1962 and was flown from America specially for the Festival. Wedding Dress worn in both 1949 & 1962

This gown is made of silk and dates from the late 19th Century, a few of the dates when it has been worn are 1900, 1904, 1912, 1929, 1934, 1939, 1952, 1954, 1957, 1959, 1962, and 1966.


Christening Dresses