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Dedham Art & Craft Centre

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Variety at a price

Lots of things to see and buy and a large number of retailers. Slightly disappointed as I am a wood... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hoppityskip
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Basildon, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for browsing

This old church is a great space for wandering around, with some interesting stalls. The cafe... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Jon V
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London, United Kingdom
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Brook Street, Dedham, Colchester, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly we were looking forward to having a lovely lunch in the tearoom. We sat down & ordered our food and were soon joined by our family so we pulled over two chairs so they could join us. We were then instructed to put the...More

1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to stopping at this place to see a range of artisan designed art and craft goods by local craftspeople. What a disappointment. Most of the products for sale were either commercially produced or suitable for a general gift shop. ( some...More

Thank Rhona C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of things to see and buy and a large number of retailers. Slightly disappointed as I am a wood fanatic and wood turner was suggested but wares for sale were very limited. Nice characterful toilets Only disappointment was second hand books were very little...More

1  Thank Hoppityskip
Reviewed 18 August 2018

This old church is a great space for wandering around, with some interesting stalls. The cafe looked great too, we had already eaten so didn't try it out, but looked wonderful.

Thank Jon V
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is a lovely place to visit, with a wide range of stock, from art to antiques, second hand to brand new. Some bits quite highly priced. Has a lovely little tea shop which seems to mostly be quite busy. Lots of stairs to climb...More

Thank Dawn K
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Hadn’t been to Dedham for a few years and stumbled across this by accident!! We weren’t disappointed, huge variety of crafts, artwork and gifts. I spent a lot of money on some beautiful paintings. We also made a stop to their tea room which didn’t...More

Thank icklemonkey
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Quaint and quirky place to visits. Lots of things to see and buy all in one place. Delightful coffee shop with home made cakes. A great afternoon out in a beautiful area.

Thank Nannymazzymoo
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Dedham Art & Craft Centre hosts an eclectic selection of artisan products, the staff are friendly & the tea shop is delightful. If you're visiting Dedham, make sure you don't bypass this lovely place.

Thank chezbec
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

What a great place. It just goes on and on. I could have spent hours in there. Parking is a problem.More

Thank Kathy L
Miriam_Clark, Owner at Dedham Art & Craft Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2018

Thank you for your generous comments Kathy. I'm sorry you found parking a problem. When the High Street is full, then there is a car park in Mill Lane, close to the river. Unless, of course you visited Dedham at the weekend, which when we...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018

There is something for everyone, from the traditional to the quirky, from paintings to ceramics, from furniture to clothing. Not everything will be to your taste but there are some hidden gems in the three tier converted church. The cafe is vegetarian/ vegan it gets...More

Thank DavidWxxx
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