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As the voting sheet says “Fabulous flower arrangements transform the castle rooms into floral works of art at this year’s Autumn Glory Flower Festival. Participants compete for the best arrangement taking inspiration from the Harvest Festival.” Certainly the visitors that I spoke to thought it was the best show yet. The quoted comments about the flower arrangements were taken from the official prospectus.
The quoted comments about the flower arrangements were taken from the official prospectus.
This page shows the following rooms:
|Room||Prize||About the flower arrangements|
|Heraldry Room||'Leeds us into autumn'|
|Queen's Room||3rd||'Essence of the harvest, capturing the spirit, colour and texture'|
|Queen's Bathroom||1st||'No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace, as I have seen in autumns golden face' – poem by John Donne|
|Queen's Gallery||'Autumnal textures influenced by Leeds castle grounds'|
|Banqueting Hall||'Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness'
This room was designed by last year’s winners and was not eligible for the competition.
|Chapel||'Our colour scheme evokes the gold of harvest time and of the chapel'|
Claudio Monteverdi – Lamento D’Arianna