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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Vintage carVintage car rally - 7 August

Around 40 vintage Singer vehicles will be on display courtesy of the Association of Singer Car Owners club. Owners will be happy to show you around their vehicles and tell you about the history of these amazing cars.
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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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DormiceAssociation of Essex Photographers exhibition
22–31 August

Browse and buy a wonderful selection of framed photographs depicting landscapes, flora, fauna and still life. Representatives from the group will be on hand throughout the exhibition to answer any questions you may have. This year’s exhibition features the work of Glenys Anthony, Brian Clark, John Holiday, Tom Lewington and Paul Vine.
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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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