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Farmers and Crafts Markets

Thu, 5 May 2016 - 2:12am

 

Held the first Sunday of every month, March through December from 10am - 4pm

Admission and Parking - FREE

 

Set in the beautiful surroundings of the Stables Visitor Centre, our farmers and crafts market features a growing number of craft stalls and local farmers and producers who are passionate about food. They will be selling a range of specialist foods, including:

 

Dates & Times: Sunday, 6 March 2016 - 10:00am

Inflatable Park at Hylands

Thu, 5 May 2016 - 2:12am

Island Inflatables brings this fabulously bouncy park to the Back Lawn of Hylands House! There will be a huge selection of inflatables for the kids to play on.

 

Why not bring a picnic and relax while they burn off all that energy?

 

There will be two sessions running on each day: 11.00am to 1.30pm and 2.00pm to 4.30pm.

 

Pre booking is not available.

 

Dates & Times: Tuesday, 9 August 2016 - 11:00am

Scrapbook Safari

Fri, 29 Apr 2016 - 3:07pm
About Scrapbook Safari

 

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

Sponsored Walk

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 - 1:11pm

 

Spring into action and join our Step out for Stroke sponsored walk around the beautiful Pleasure Gardens, Hylands Park Chelmsford.

 

Sign up today and enjoy the spring flowers and fresh air as you walk around the gorgeous gardens surrounding Hylands House a grade II* listed Palladian villa. 

 

The route is on level ground and approximately 1 mile long with plenty of short cuts and benches for a easier more leisurely option.

 

For more information visit http://Stroke Organisation

Dates & Times: Sunday, 15 May 2016 - 11:00am

Heavy Horse Experience Day - Driving

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 - 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. Attendees must be age 16 +

 

Please complete a welfare form found on the right hand side of this page and bring along with you on the day.

 

For more information please call us on 01245605500

Dates & Times: Saturday, 30 January 2016 - 10:00am

Open air cinema

Sun, 10 Apr 2016 - 1:05am

Open air cinema comes to Chelmsford this summer as The Luna Cinema turns the beautiful Hylands House into the ultimate setting for three nights of classic films under the stars. Bring a picnic or enjoy the fantastic hot food and full bar on site.

 

On 13 September, join Finn and Rey in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as they unite with Hans Solo against the evil Kylo Ren and the First Order to ensure the Resistance receive intelligence concerning the whereabouts of the last Jedi Knight, Luke Skywalker.

 

Dates & Times: Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - 6:00pm

Tuesday Toddle

Fri, 8 Apr 2016 - 12:12pm

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, 12 April 2016 - 10:00am

Heavy Horse Experience Day - Driving

Thu, 7 Apr 2016 - 2:40am

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. Attendees must be age 16 +

 

Please complete a welfare form found on the right hand side of this page and bring along with you on the day.

 

For more information please call us on 01245605500

Dates & Times: Saturday, 30 January 2016 - 10:00am

Horse Logging Experience Day

Wed, 16 Mar 2016 - 2:13pm

Come and experience the magic and tranquillity of a woodland setting with one of our rare breed horses. The day will include a logging demonstration in the woods then having a go at it yourselves. You will experience what a horse loggers day in the woods involves including tea breaks and lunch in the great outdoors. Meet at the Stables Visitor Centre.

 

Participants: Please download and complete the welfare form and information sheet on the right. All participants must bring the welfare form with them on the morning of their experience day

 

 

Dates & Times: Saturday, 27 February 2016 - 10:00am

The National Flower Show

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 - 4:17pm

Join us at Hylands Park this Spring for the gorgeous National Flower Show!

 

Held in the stunning grounds of Hylands House, enjoy beautiful displays in the Grand Floral Pavilion, see the amazing show gardens, visit the Mig Kimpton Celebrity Floral Art Competition, enjoy gardening talks held by the regions experts and discover a world of shopping from plants and flowers to food and homeware - plus your chance to meet Mary Berry!

 

Dates & Times: Friday, 20 May 2016 - 10:00am

The National Pet & Country Show

Tue, 9 Feb 2016 - 4:17pm

Join us at Hylands Park this May Bank Holiday for The National Pet & Country Show!

 

It promises to be a fabulous weekend of families enjoying everything from dogs and cats to ponies, falcons, rabbits and the countryside.  Meet animal experts and celebrities and get up close and personal to find out more about your favourite pet and how to take care of them.

 

Dates & Times: Sunday, 29 May 2016 - 10:00am

The 3foot People Festival 2016

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 - 10:34pm
***THANK YOU FOR COMING TO THE 3FOOT PEOPLE FESTIVAL IN 2015***

The 3foot People Festival returns to Hylands Park on 28, 29 & 30 June, 2016.

 

Dates & Times: Tuesday, 28 June 2016 - 9:30am

The Fling Festival 2016

Wed, 3 Feb 2016 - 10:34pm

The Fling Festival returns to Hylands Park, Chelmsford on Saturday 2 July, 2016.

Tickets will be on sale early March, more details to follow.

 

The Festival is like no-other, curated purely for adults. A bespoke day of live music, burlesque and cabaret, surreal theatre and immersive arts and crafts, plus the scrummiest food and more await those who visit the intimate tented venues, in the gorgeous landscaped Hylands Estate.

 

Dates & Times: Saturday, 2 July 2016 - 12:00pm

V Festival

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 - 3:18pm

More information about the ticket allocation for Essex residents and disruption to Hylands Park will be published here nearer to the event.

Dates & Times: Saturday, 20 August 2016 - 12:00pm

Once Upon a Time there were Four Little Rabbits… Beatrix Potter on the Back Lawn

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 - 1:14pm

In celebration of 150 years of Beatrix Potter meet the lady herself as she tells the tale of naughty Peter and his cousin Benjamin as they venture into Mr MacGregor's garden....

 

Bring a picnic and enjoy Michael Whitemore's delightful retelling of Beatrix Potter's best loved tales - a treat for all the family!

 

This event is based on the Back Lawn of Hylands House. However in the event of bad weather this event will move into the Grand Pavilion. Toilets will be available in the House and the Grand Pavilion.

 

Dates & Times: Sunday, 28 August 2016 - 2:00pm

A Night at the Opera

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 - 10:38am

An unforgettable evening of singing by classical sopranos Amerilia Burns and Rachel Farr.

 

With a programme ranging from intimate English song cycles, lieder and French song to the epic world of opera and riveting operetta!

 

Repertoire includes works by Strauss, Verdi, Puccini, Britten and many more.

 

A pay bar and tea and coffee will be available before the performance and during the interval.

 

Doors will open at 7pm.

Dates & Times: Sunday, 15 May 2016 - 7:30pm

Keene Quilters - Patchwork in the Park

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 - 6:40pm


Join us at Hylands House this April for the Keene Quilters exhibition of beautiful quilts showcased throughout the ground floor of Hylands House.

 

In addition there will be a variety of patchwork suppliers selling material and supplies available to purchase as well as refreshments.

 

On the first floor there will be the opportunity to create your very own patchwork square, using some of the best sewing machines provided by one of the suppliers, which will then be incorporated into the Keene Quilters Charity Quilt.

 

Dates & Times: Saturday, 9 April 2016 - 10:00am

Nordic Walking

Mon, 18 Jan 2016 - 2:43pm

Nordic Walking sessions held at Hylands Park each Wednesday. For further details please see Nordic Walking.

 

Note, there will be no session on 27th January.

 

 

  

 

 

  Dates & Times: Wednesday, 6 January 2016 - 10:00am

Essex Boot camp

Mon, 18 Jan 2016 - 2:43pm

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, 12 December 2015 - 9:00am