A Burnham-On-Sea florist suggests she was “shocked and honoured” to get a surprise phone at the weekend asking if she could offer flowers for new music legend Diana Ross at the Glastonbury Festival.
The new music star wowed the crowds with a functionality through Glastonbury’s legend slot on Sunday. She was thanked by organisers with a quite exclusive bouquet equipped by Julia’s Flowers, a modest florist in Burnham’s University Road.
Julia Newman, who has been making flower arrangements for 38 years, told Burnham-On-Sea.com how it unfolded: “You in no way anticipate to get a telephone connect with like this at twenty earlier eight on a Sunday early morning!”
“A woman, known as Alex, phoned me out of the blue and defined that she was the assistant to Diana Ross.”
“I’d diverted the simply call from the shop to my cell and imagined it was a joke at initial. She asked if I could supply a particular bouquet of 30 white roses and 30 freesias with other flowers at shorter discover – she included that it experienced to be flamboyant!”
“Initially, I was doubtful and advised her that essentially I never open up on Sundays and proposed she may want to try out in other places, however contemplating it was a joke!”
“But she repeated once more that the bouquets would be for Diana Ross at Glastonbury Festival later on in the working day. She said to contact her again if I could support, incorporating she was expecting to listen to again from me soon!”
“I referred to as my spouse to chat it by, outlining that I’d just had the weirdest of conversations, and then made a decision to call her back again and say sure we would do it.”
“Alex stated they’d have a driver with me to collect the flowers inside of the hour – so I headed straight into the shop and the good thing is experienced sufficient contemporary flowers adhering to a shipping and was in a position to set alongside one another a superb ‘flamboyant’ bouquet!”
Julia suggests she used 30 white avalanche roses, 30 white freesias, 30 white lisianthus, gypsophilia with tree fern and ruscus.
Julia provides: “Bang on time, a gentlemen pulled up in a enormous auto to obtain the bouquets and compensated for them straight away, earning it extremely worthwhile. He took many pictures of the bouquet and despatched them above to Alex for examining – and she replied that they ended up remarkable!”
“The driver then headed off with them to Glastonbury in time for Diana Ross to conduct later on Sunday.”
“It was a pretty unique early morning – I could not rather believe it actually! Being requested to offer bouquets to this sort of a huge legend like Diana Ross from a compact florist store in Burnham is just unbelievable!”
“Alex defined that she’d appeared online for a florist in the space and that the opinions for Julia’s Flowers have been so beneficial that she picked us.”
“It’s wonderful, incredible recognition for us in Burnham!”
Diana Ross claimed her place in the festival’s VIP hall of fame alongside preceding ‘legend stage’ performers Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Barry Gibb and Kylie Minogue.