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Hundreds of volunteers have spent the day arranging thousands of flowers at Winchester Cathedral.
A four-day festival starts tomorrow - and Simon Parkin has been along for a special preview.
A vicar of a church in Fleet has said he is shocked, devastated and horrified by a fire which ripped through the building yesterday.
The roof of All Saints Church was engulfed in flames last night as black smoke billowed over the town. The interior of the building was destroyed. A teenager is under arrest on suspicion of arson.
But as firefighters dampen down and investigate the cause, the congregation is sharing memories of the building and vowing to rebuild.
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Actress Pam Ferris had an unusual starring role in her home village in Kent today.
It involved a touch of the high life - climbing to the top of the church bell tower to announce the opening of the local summer festival.
Our reporter Andy Dickenson spoke to her, festival organiser Julie Woodgate and Gillian Radcliff of St Mary's Church.
One of Reading's biggest and most colourful annual events took place today with thousands of people parading through the streets.
They were celebrating Vaisakhi - the holiest day in the Sikh calendar. Richard Jones reports. He spoke to organisers Gurpal Singh and Surrinder Singh Girn.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has personally handed over letters of condolence from the families of British terror victims to the leader of the largest Christian minority in the Middle East.
The gesture, believed to include letters from the family of murdered British aid worker David Haines, was made to Bishop Tawadros, the Pope of Egypt's Coptic Christians, as the archbishop made a whirlwind visit to Egypt.
The two-day trip, described as a "visit of condolence", follows the murders of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya. The migrant workers were kidnapped and beheaded by Islamic State (IS) militants in February.
David Cameron and wife Samantha joined the Vaisakhi celebrations in Gravesend today.
The Prime Minister, wearing a traditional orange patka, and Mrs Cameron, in a blue headscarf, chatted with the faithful and posed for selfies at the Gurdwara. It's among the largest in Europe and opened five years ago.
After briefly joining thousands of people in a parade carrying the Sikh holy book to the temple, Mr Cameron delivered a speech in the main hall.
He told the audience the Vaisakhi festival was a "big, bold" sign of their devotion.
"I wanted to make sure Downing Street was part of this too, and I'm proud to be the first Prime Minister to host a Vaisakhi reception at Number 10," he said.
Prime Minister David Cameron and wife Samantha were among thousands joining the Vaisakhi celebrations in Gravesend.
It is one of the most important dates in the Sikh religious calendar, a harvest festival which also marks the founding of the Sikh faith.
We spoke to some of the people joining today's parade. Also to Gurvinder Sandher from the Kent Equality Cohesion Council - and Teja Harbhajan Singh Biring, architect of Gravesend's Gurdwara.
David and Samantha Cameron - both wearing traditional dress - have joined Sikh celebrations at a festival in Gravesend, Kent.
Thousands of people have been celebrating the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi, as a parade travelled through Gravesend.Read the full story ›