Community garden open this afternoon as Acomb shop reaches “Bloom” final

Floral Elegance on Front Street is a finalist in today’s “Bloom” window dressing contest

The Community Garden on Bellhouse Way will be open to visitors from 2:00pm.

There will be an opportunity to buy garden produce, purchase handy-crafts made by the “Foxy Crafers” group and enjoy some refreshment.

Meanwhile Floral Elegance in Front Street is the only sub-urban shop to make the finals of today’s window dressing contest.

Details can be found by clicking here 

What’s on in York: Bloom! Mini flower festival @ York Explore

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York Explore Library Lawn :

Fri 6 Jul & Sat 7 Jul :

10am – 4.00pm:

Sun 8 Jul 11.30am – 3.00pm :


Discover one of York’s loveliest hidden gardens as it’s transformed into a three-day mini festival space, with arts and crafts workshops, storytelling, wandering poets, rhyme times, digital making and lots more – all with a botanical theme.

Tucked away next to the Museum Gardens, the Explore York library lawn is a beautiful but little-known spot. To celebrate opening up this historic space to Bloom! visitors, the Explore team has put together a vibrant collection of events. Expect family-friendly fun, floral-themed art, singing, sharing and lots of surprises.

Treat yourself to refreshments from the outdoor cloister cafe, sit back and enjoy the atmosphere of the great British summer fete, right in the heart of the city.

Bloom! is organised by Make It York, and supported by York BID