A VILLAGE will celebrate the joys of spring on Sunday, May 4.

Pennington is holding a St Mark’s Festival with an open garden event from noon to 5pm, with more than a dozen on show to members of the public.

There will also be second-hand stalls selling crafts at St Mark’s Church with all proceeds going towards the Ramley Road church.

Tickets (£4 in advance, £5 on the day) are available from the church, Pennington Mobility in South Street and Flowers florists of Lymington in Milford Road, Pennington.