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Growing fingers and cameras to the ready!

Final reminder for this year's Lymington and Pennington Flower Festival - online festival of flowers for a previously locked down community with time to garden!

Entries close 31 July!

lym penn flower fest 2019 pot hanging basket winner lym ce infant school This year’s flower festival theme is VE Day 75 or Lockdown Inspiration:  Lymington and Pennington Town Council invites you to take part in 2020’s Lymington and Pennington Flower Festival, to celebrate the natural beauty in our area.

Competition Open: 01 June 2020 – 31 July 2020

Last year's winners to inspire you

Last year's winning entries pictured here include

Category: Pot / Hanging Basket - Gold Winner: Lymington C of E Infant School

Category: Bed - Gold Winner: Tony Silver

Category: Wildlife & Environment - Gold Winner: Graham Wiffen

Who can participate?

This competition is open to everyone in Lymington and Pennington: residents, businesses, organisations, schools, clubs, shops, care homes etc...

lym penn flower fest 2019 bed winner tony silver Image elements/ subject matter

Your image could be of a window box, school project, hanging basket, a pot, flower bed, front/back garden, vegetable patch, allotment, public space, wildflower meadow, natural landscape etc.

The categories

Gold, Silver Gilt, Silver & Bronze certificates will be awarded to VE Day 75 and Lockdown Inspiration themed entries.

How to enter

Step 1: Take a photograph of your chosen display.

Step 2: Complete the ‘Lymington and Pennington Flower Festival 2020 Entry Form’ (available via the Town Council’s website)

Step 3: Email your photograph and entry form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or post to Lymington and Pennington Town Council, Town Hall, Avenue Road, Lymington SO41 9ZG.

Please note, this is not a photographic competition, the subject of the image will be judged.lym penn flower fest 2019 wildlife environment winner graham wiffen min 600

Closing date

Entries must be submitted no later than 31 July 2020.


The Mayor, Deputy Mayor and guest horticultural experts from Otter Nurseries and Everton Nurseries will judge all submissions.

The results

Results will be published in late August with entries displayed on social media, the Town Council’s website and local press.

The prizes

Winners will receive a certificate and Gold Winners will receive an Otters Nurseries voucher / Everton Nurseries voucher.

For more information about Lymington and Pennington Flower Festival 2020, visit