Festival of Flowers

The great Festival of Flowers at St Molua’s Church, Stormont is now open.

Lots to see against a background of great music. Refreshments available to buy in the parish hall, where you can also view the selection of beautiful handmade quilts on display.

Hopefully this page contains all the information you need to know about the Festival. Please feel free to share with family, friends, groups and anyone else you think may be interested.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries or require additional information.

We look forward to welcoming you.

How to find us!

St Molua’s Church and Parish Hall are situated at 645 Upper Newtownards Road in east Belfast, postcode BT4 3LR.

Find us on Google Maps or by entering cycle.angel.drove into the What3Words app.

Travelling from Belfast, we are approximately 1/4 mile from the Stormont Hotel (on the right) and the main entrance to Parliament Buildings (on the left). Travelling from Dundonald we are approximately 1/4 mile from the traffic lights and Maxol petrol station at Ardcarn/Rosepark.

Public Transport

In line with our Environmental Policy, we encourage visitors to use public transport in preference to travelling by car whenever possible.

G1 Glider, Metro Bus and Ulsterbus services pass our site. See www.translink.co.uk/ for timetable information.

Bus stops are located a short distance to the city side of the entrance to the church and hall grounds.

Glider ‘Park & Ride’ facilities are available from nearby Dundonald village – normal journey time 9 mins to the Summerhill Avenue stop. Remember to purchase your ticket for travel or ‘tap’ your smartpass before boarding.

Car Parking

The main festival car park is located in the grounds of nearby Stormont Hotel courtesy of Hastings Hotels Ltd. Please use the spaces in the lower section of the hotel carpark, away from the main building.

Due to space restrictions, and in the interests of everyone’s safety, on-site parking within the church and hall grounds is limited to blue badge holders only on a first come basis.

Additional parking space may be available in the public car park on the opposite side of the main road. However, please note that the park is only open during certain hours and that the gates normally close at dusk (or sometimes earlier – check signage).

On street parking is available in the nearby Rosepark and Summerhill areas. Please park considerately, ensuring that you do not block pavements or driveways.

Rosemount Avenue, which runs down the side of the church grounds, is a private road on which parking is not permitted.

All of the above information is available to download as pdf documents

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