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Silk Screen Print Easter Tea Towels

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 - 2:57pm

Textile designer Candice Wren will bring a selection of festive Easter designs and motifs on screens. After choosing which designs/motifs to print, you will leave the workshop with knowledge of silk screen printing and a set of three tea towels to keep or as lovely Easter gifts.


£60, including all materials.

 

Ticket sales close 16 March

Dates & Times: Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 10:00am

Murder Mystery Evening

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 - 2:57pm
‘Murder At Gruntfuttock Hall’

On a very cold January evening in the small town of Bumpstead Tickle (population approximately 501), situated about five miles north east of Melchester, a small gathering of people were preparing for a meeting of minds with the spirit world.

Dates & Times: Friday, 27 March 2015 - 7:00pm

Flower, Leaf Swags & Garlands Workshop

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 - 2:57pm

Join David Thomson to create beautiful flower and leaf swags and garlands suitable for any special occasion.

 

Book early to avoid disappointment. A materials list will be provided to students.

Dates & Times: Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 10:00am

Introduction to Basic Batik

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 - 4:50pm

Batik is a term used to describe the very old skill of using dyes and hot wax as a resist on paper or cloth to produce beautiful patterns and designs. It has been used in Indonesia, Africa, India and Japan. The wax is applied with a brush or a ‘janting’ (a special tool that holds hot wax, and enables us to draw or make marks with the wax). Successive layers of colour are used to build up the design producing exciting and original work.

Dates & Times: Friday, 13 March 2015 - 10:00am

Contemporary Flower Arrangement

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 - 1:30am

David Thompson, with his years of experience, will help you create the perfect contemporary flower arrangement to grace your home or to give as a gift.


£30. A materials list will be provided to all students.

 

Ticket sales close 9 March

Dates & Times: Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 10:00am

Tuesday Toddle

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 - 1:30am

The Tuesday Toddle sessions are run approximately every month throughout the year, with a break during the school summer holiday period. The Toddles are an opportunity for parents with pre-school children to enjoy a guided walk in the park and garden areas surrounding Hylands House along with other parents with children of a similar age. The routes chosen for the walk on the whole take into account those with pushchairs although a short detour maybe necessary from time to time to avoid steps etc. Maximum of three children per adult.

 

Dates & Times: Tuesday, 20 May 2014 - 10:00am

Fab Felting Day

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 - 11:34am

Learn the technique of wet felting in the morning and needle felting in the afternoon - which will be your favourite? Our tutor, Lynne Sharpe, will help you create your own wet felt bowl and fun needle felt animals.

Dates & Times: Sunday, 19 April 2015 - 10:00am

Fab Felting Day

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 - 11:34am

Learn the technique of wet felting in the morning and needle felting in the afternoon - which will be your favourite? Our tutor, Lynne Sharpe, will help you create your own wet felt bowl and fun needle felt animals.

Dates & Times: Sunday, 19 April 2015 - 10:00am

Fab Felting Day

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 - 11:34am

Learn the technique of wet felting in the morning and needle felting in the afternoon - which will be your favourite? Our tutor, Lynne Sharpe, will help you create your own wet felt bowl and fun needle felt animals.

Dates & Times: Sunday, 19 April 2015 - 10:00am

Fab Felting Day

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 - 11:34am

Learn the technique of wet felting in the morning and needle felting in the afternoon - which will be your favourite? Our tutor, Lynne Sharpe, will help you create your own wet felt bowl and fun needle felt animals.

Dates & Times: Sunday, 19 April 2015 - 10:00am

Fab Felting Day

Wed, 25 Feb 2015 - 11:34am

Learn the technique of wet felting in the morning and needle felting in the afternoon - which will be your favourite? Our tutor, Lynne Sharpe, will help you create your own wet felt bowl and fun needle felt animals.

Dates & Times: Sunday, 19 April 2015 - 10:00am

Mackintosh Inspired Sun Catcher

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 - 5:51pm

Resident glass artist, Mona Marnell, has created this workshop for beginners so you can learn the traditional method of
stained glass and produce an exquisite Mackintosh inspired sun catcher for your home or garden.


£65, including all materials and equipment use.

 

Ticket sales close 5 March

Dates & Times: Saturday, 7 March 2015 - 10:00am

Contemporary Flower Arrangement

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 - 5:51pm

David Thompson, with his years of experience, will help you create the perfect contemporary flower arrangement to grace your home or to give as a gift.


£30. A materials list will be provided to all students.

 

Ticket sales close 9 March

Dates & Times: Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 10:00am

The Tales of Peter Rabbit and Benjamin Bunny

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 - 5:51pm

Quantum Theatre bring this wonderful classic to Hylands House back lawn. Using live music & song the production delivers a magical show for young and old alike taking you back to the tales of your childhood in a show designed to appeal to all the family. Feel free to bring along a picnic for a wonderful family afternoon out. 

Dates & Times: Sunday, 31 May 2015 - 2:00pm

Heavy Horse Experience Day - Driving

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 - 5:51pm

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, 27 September 2014 - 10:00am

Farmers and crafts market

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 - 5:51pm

Please note our Farmers and Craft Markets will not be held in January and February due to the risk of adverse weather.

 

Set amongst the tranquil surroundings of Hylands Stables Visitor Centre you will find many specialist foods including:

 

  • freshly baked breads
  • homemade cakes
  • pies
  • Indian foods
  • specialist wines
  • coffee
  • fine sausages and
  • a growing number of craft stalls.

 

Dates & Times: Sunday, 5 October 2014 - 10:00am

Glass Jewellery

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 - 12:34am

This one-day jewellery workshop gives you the opportunity to explore the various techniques and materials used to produce stunning glass jewellery. Resident glass artist, Mona Marnell, will
take you through the designing, making and finishing process. The day will also include an understanding of working with kiln-fired glass. You will use the materials provided to create glimmering silver and glass drop earrings. Once fired your pieces will be ready for collection
from the studio to keep or give away.


£90, including all materials.

 

Dates & Times: Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 10:00am

Six-Session Watercolour Course

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 - 2:04pm

Using Hylands Estate as inspiration, this course will develop your drawing and watercolour painting skills. Basic watercolour techniques will be taught by experienced tutor Helen Rose in the workshop. The sessions will lead you into painting scenes from around the House and Gardens.

 

A materials list will be provided to students

Dates & Times: Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 10:00am

Easter Egg Bunny Hunt

Thu, 12 Feb 2015 - 1:46pm

Chelmsford Ladies Circle are pleased to announce the return of our ever popular Charity Bunny Hunt around the beautiful gardens of Hylands House.  Find all the bunnies to claim your chocolate prize!  Our event is suitable for all ages, and proceeds go to Farleigh Hospice and other local community projects.

 

Tickets are available from 11am in Hylands House, or beat the crowds, guarantee your chocolate prize and secure your time slot by pre-booking your tickets online.

 

Dates & Times: Sunday, 5 April 2015 - 10:00am

Essex Boot camp

Wed, 11 Feb 2015 - 12:19pm

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, 14 February 2015 - 9:00am

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