Nordic Walking sessions held at Hylands Park each Wednesday. For further details please see Nordic Walking.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 19 March 2014 - 10:00am
Essex Boot camp have vigorous exercise sessions at various parks in Chelmsford. These run continuously throughout the year, at Beaulieu Park (Monday, Wednesday and Friday), Hylands Park (Saturday) and Admirals Park (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday).
For further details please see their website www.essexbootcamp.co.uk
Sessions last one hour and there is always at least one qualified instructor in attendance.
Dates & Times: Saturday, 8 March 2014 - 9:00am
The Scrapbook Safari sessions are run throughout the year either at the weekend or during the school holidays. The Safaris are an opportunity for children to enjoy a guided exploration at Hylands along with others of a similar age. The Safaris are aimed at primary school aged children and so we ask that for safety reasons children are accompanied.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 19 February 2014 - 10:00am
Take a ride around Hylands Park in a horse drawn carriage. What better way to experience life as it was back in the 1700s! Carriage leaves from the front of the house every 15 minutes.
Dates & Times: Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 11:00am
Join resident artist Mona in this new class for 2014 of etching and embellishing glassware. During this workshop you will learn how to apply a resist and use etching and embellishing materials to produce your own unique glassware. This wonderful technique can be used to transform mirrors and glassware throughout the home.Dates & Times: Saturday, 8 March 2014 - 10:00am
Come and experience the magic and tranquillity of a woodland setting with one of our rare breed heavy horses. You will experience a day in the life of a horse logger, which includes a logging demonstration and then having a go at it yourself. This is an exclusive day with only 4 people, maximum booked on. Different experience days run throughout the year. Age 16+.Dates & Times: Saturday, 25 January 2014 - 10:00am
Spend a day with Lynne and learn how to paint your own shabby chic style furniture. Discover useful techniques to help you create the look that is everywhere in the high street – never need to buy this sort of thing again, just reinvent items you already have! Learn about which paints to use for different projects, about surface preparation and finishing techniques. A small item to decorate will be included in the cost of the class but please bring along another object to decorate (tray, box etc).Dates & Times: Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 10:00am
The perfect gift or personal experience. Enjoy a day working with one of our rare breed heavy horses including grooming, harness care and an introduction to coach driving techniques with the opportunity to take the reins yourself. This is an exclusive day with only 4 people, maximum booked on. Different experience days run throughout the year. Age 16+.Dates & Times: Saturday, 22 February 2014 - 10:00am
Mon 10 Feb: Virgin Media pre-sale registration opens
Mon 3 Mar – 8PM: V Festival Line-Up announcement
Tues 4 Mar: Virgin Media pre-sale opens
Thurs 6 Mar – 10am: Essex Residents pre-sale opens for 24hrs
Thurs 6 Mar: Virgin Media pre-sale ends midnight
Fri 7 Mar – 9am: General on sale
Dates & Times: Saturday, 16 August 2014 - 12:00pm
Chelmsford women are being urged to join forces and show cancer who’s boss by signing up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2014 which is now open for entries.
Every day, around 83 people are diagnosed with cancer in the East of England *. Everyone is special, everyone is somebody’s mum, dad, brother, sister, friend or colleague.
And that’s why Cancer Research UK is calling on Chelmsford women of all ages, shapes and sizes, to defy this dreadful disease by entering the Race for Life 5k and 10k events at Hylands Park on Sunday, July 6.
Dates & Times: Sunday, 6 July 2014 - 11:00am
A 6 week Postnatal Programme designed for women who have been left with a couple of pounds to 5 stone to lose...
60 minute workout to get your body back moving and work on gradually getting your aerobic fitness backWhy?
It’s a well known fact that working as part of a group makes the exercise process easier. The competitive streak in all of us also encourages us to work harder and more effectivelyWhen?
Monday 12noonDates & Times: Monday, 6 January 2014 - 12:00pm
Details to follow shortlyDates & Times: Sunday, 15 June 2014 - 11:00am
Join us at Hylands as we open the doors to Hylands House and Grand Pavilion for couples looking for an ideal venue to host their special day. View the venues at your own leisure or be shown around by a member of our dedicated wedding team.
To register for a wedding pack email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01245 605500
We look forward to welcoming you to Hylands House and Estate and congratulate you on your forthcoming wedding
Dates & Times: Sunday, 16 February 2014 - 10:00am
Bring along your old tree and let us recycle it for free!
Dates & Times: Sunday, 5 January 2014 - 12:00pm
Tutor Eileen Marsh returns to Hylands and brings us a short flower arranging course to give some ideas of how to use our lovely spring flowers in your home. Beginners very welcome, as are those who would like to develop their existing skills.
A materials list of what to bring along is provided for each class.
5 week course on Tuesdays;
10am - 12pmDates & Times: Tuesday, 14 January 2014 - 10:00am
Join tutor Frances Fitzgerald to make something you can wear using your own choice of threads. Suitable for beginners and improvers this workshop will allow you to create a unique piece of adornment.
Canvas will be provided and some threads if required. Bring your own favourite Perle threads or choose from Francis’ collection. Canvas will be provided.
3 week course on Fridays;
10am - 12.30pmDates & Times: Friday, 7 February 2014 - 10:00am
Will you witness the spooky goings-on after dark at Hylands? In small, intimate groups, under the cover of darkness, enjoy a personal tour around the House and pleasure gardens using only torches to guide your path. Listen to the spooky stories of
Hylands and warm up with a hot chocolate. We can not guarantee you will see or hear something but be afraid; be very afraid – this event is not for the faint hearted!
Over 18’s only. ID may be required on the door
Please bring:Dates & Times: Friday, 7 February 2014 - 11:00pm
Join the Vesper Singers for an evening of dramatised readings from the diaries of Samuel Pepys.
The evening’s programme will include music from:
- Henry Purcell
- John Blow
- Jerimiah Clarke
- John Dowland
- Jerimiah Saville
- Pelham Humphrey and
- Samuel Pepys
Set within the sumptuous Banqueting Room. Theatre bar available.
Programme available on the night for 50pDates & Times: Saturday, 15 February 2014 - 7:00pm
If you are thinking of providing bridal flowers for your friends, family or even yourself, this two-day class will teach you all you need to create the perfect wedding bouquets and buttonholes.
Designs are simple and chic and the tutor will offer individual advice on how to compliment the bridal dress, colour schemes and seasonality of flowers. You will learn how to make a range of wedding and bridal flowers including a Bridal bouquet,
buttonholes, table flowers and large floral arrangements
2 week course on Sundays;
16 & 23 FebruaryDates & Times: Sunday, 16 February 2014 - 10:00am
This course is aimed at those who have already attended one of our experienced tutor Toni Peers’ Enamelling classes. The aim of today is to work on one larger enamelled piece. You will design a scene or picture and then plan how to achieve it
through a variety of enamelling processes (fusing glass to copper), such as wet-packing, applying wire, using hard and soft enamels etc.
Students will make one tiled painting during this class.
Dates & Times: Sunday, 2 March 2014 - 10:00am