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Scraps of Encouragement - Hyde Hall 2018

Please click on the image below for a preview of work for the exhibition, and to see the Exhibition's Opening Day.

Hyde Hall Pond in July

02Textiles' third exhibition at RHS Hyde Hall Gardens.

The main exhibition, titled

"Scraps of Encouragement"

showcased a wide variety of eclectic textile work by each individual artist. In addition, each member collaborated on a group project to produce work on a common theme which for this exhibition will be

"Flights of Fancy!"

The exhibition included a shop area selling cards, portfolio pieces, brooches, necklaces and much more.
Some of the artists were also be on hand each day to answer any questions.

This exhibition of exciting and colourful textile workwill ran from
September 22nd until September 30th, 2018 inclusive
Open: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: Entrance to the Exhibition was free but normal Hyde Hall Garden admission charges apply to the Site -
RHS members - FREE,

(Note: Last entrance to the Gardens is at 5 p.m.)

Booking was not required.

Please click on the image below to see the main pieces in the Exhibition - the "Scraps of Encouragement".

View of the Scraps of Encouragement Main Pieces

Please click on the image below to see the pieces in OTT's Group Project - "Flights of Fancy".

Hyde Hall 2018 Group Project

How to find Hyde Hall 


Location Hyde Hall gardens

By car
Hyde Hall is conveniently located just 20 minutes from Chelmsford and is signed from the A130 (southbound).
Leave the M25 at junction 29 for A127 (signed Southend). From the A127 exit onto the A132 (signed Wickford/South Woodham Ferrers).
Or leave the A12 at junction 17, then at the roundabout take the second exit for the A130 (signed Southend/Basildon)
From the A130 Rettendon Turnpike roundabout follow the tourist attraction flower symbols towards South Woodham Ferrers on the A132. At the Shaw Farm roundabout turn left into Willow Grove/Creephedge Lane.
(Please be aware that if you are using Sat Nav the new post code may not be recognised, therefore please use CM3 8RA (Willow Grove, South Woodham Ferrers), and continue straight on this road towards East Hanningfield for approx 1.5 miles
By Public Transport:
From London Liverpool Street to Chelmsford (about 13km/8miles away) or to
Wickford (about 8km / 5 miles away). Taxis are usually available at the station.
Trains: contact National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50
Buses: contact Chelmsford Travel & Visitor Info Centre on 01245 283400.