Visitors by the tropical borderLate night openings
2, 9, 16 & 23 July

Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the garden on a summer's evening as we stay open until the special later time of 9pm.
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SaxophoneJazz evening with Wickford Rotary Club - 4 July

Enjoy traditional jazz music in an inspirational garden setting. Cost: £14 adults, £6 children. Booking essential on 020 3176 5830.
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Wildlife in the gardenWildlife Discovery Day - 5 July

In partnership with Essex Wildlife Trust, we are on a mission to discover how many different species of animals, birds, trees, plants & insects we have. Come along and help us to spot & record what you see around you. We have enlisted a team of wildlife experts who will be giving talks and guided walks throughout the day to help you learn more about our wonderful wildlife.
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Cheshire cat artworkAdventures in Wonderland
23 July–31 August

Get ready for a summer of curious encounters at Hyde Hall! Our Adventures in Wonderland programme, sponsored by Witan Investment Trust, is packed with craft days, sweet treats, strange characters, theatre and more.
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Visitor at the Hyde Hall Flower ShowHyde Hall Flower Show -
30 July - 2 August

Don't miss this four day floral extravaganza, featuring quality plants and sundries, expert advice, demonstrations, plus music and the chance to see the garden at its glorious summer best.
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BatGardening with bats in mind - 7 August

Starting with a one-hour guided tour, we'll show you a range of bat-friendly plants and discuss how to encourage these fascinating creatures into your garden.
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Rhododendron by Chelmsford Art Society memberChelmsford Art Society
8 - 10 August

Browse and buy work by the busy Chelmsford Art Society. Members work across a range of techniques including watercolour, pastel and oil.
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Visitor looking at jewelleryContemporary craft & design fair - 28 - 31 August

This popular event showcases more than 100 of the best contemporary craft makers and artists in the UK. View work and purchase direct from talented designer makers with a real passion for their work.
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