This simple medieval church is enhanced by its association with Nurse Edith Cavell, the British Nurse shot by the Germans in Brussels in 1915. A visit to this church is easily joined with a visit to nearby Norwich Cathedral where her remains are buried, and which has a number of memorials to her. Every two years around the anniversary of her death in early October, a 2 day Flower Festival is held in this church and around the village, which I have just attended - magnificent. There were around 30 huge flower arrangements throughout the church, amazing in their colour and ingenuity. A tea room was open all day on both days of the Festival next to the church for this occasion - I'm not sure of its normal opening hours, but there is a pub and a bakers in the village.
On these occasions, there are also the usual attractions associated with village fetes, here with particular reference to this brave nurse, eg displays of memorabilia : Her father was Vicar in this small village just outside Norwich.
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