Ruhleben prisonersRuhleben exhibition
16 March - 12 April

This exhibition tells the fascinating and little known story of the relationship between the RHS and a horticultural society set up by British prisoners in an internment camp in Germany during the First World War.
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The Lindt Gold BunnyThe Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt
28 March - 12 April

For some magical family moments this Easter, hop through the gardens on the trail of the Lindt Gold Bunny, following clues to lead you to a delicious Lindt treat for the hoppy–est Easter ever!
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Girl at craft workshopEaster family fun
30 March - 2 April

Enjoy a range of art and craft activities such as bonnet making and sow and grow. Additional cash payment of £2 per child.
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Spring bulbs at Hyde HallNational Open Gardens Day
17 April

Discover the delights of spring at Hyde Hall - and bring your family and friends for free, on this special open day as part of National Gardening Week.
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Girl with daffodilsSpring Gardening & Wildlife Weekend - 18 –19 April

A weekend to encourage you back into the garden, as part of National Gardening Week. Join us for demonstrations and talks, the chance to stock up on plants at the Essex Plant Heritage Fair, and wildlife advice from the RSPB, Essex Wildlife Trust and our resident bee–keeper. Plus falconry displays!
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Ceramic potEssex Craft & Design Show
2 - 4 May

More than 40 artists, craftspeople and designer/makers will be showcasing and selling fine art, photography, jewellery, ceramics, textiles and many more contemporary crafts at this well established and high quality show. Buy something original for yourself or a loved one, watch demonstrations and meet the artists.
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Echinacea and grassesInternational Garden Photographer of the Year (IGPOTY) Exhibition
6 May - 7 June

See images from the world-renowned IGPOTY competition, including winners from categories such as The Beauty of Plants, Beautiful Gardens, Wildlife in the Garden and Greening the City.
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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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