"The world’s only Supermarine Spitfire MK XI, complete with its original Rolls Royce Merlin wartime engine, is set to LAND LIVE during the popular Father’s Day event, Boys Toys, held at Hylands Estate, Chelmsford.
For further information on the planes please use the link on the right
Fathers Day will never be the same again…
Dates & Times: Sunday, 15 June 2014 - 11:00am
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
2, 4 & 7 mile walks to raise vital funds for Parkinsons UK
Approx 150 peopleDates & Times: Thursday, 8 May 2014 - 10:00am
THREE SIDES OF SEDUCTION; Operas Eternal WomenPresented by Figaro & Friends and Chelmsford City Opera
This staged performance linking opera's popular characters in a contemporary story, showcases notable opera singers from the Royal Opera House, ENO, Glyndebourne and Opera North together with the ensemble of soloists and chorus from Chelmsford City Opera.
Stage Director: Martyn Harrison
Dates & Times: Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 7:30pm
A full map is available to download using the link on the right
Due to the nature of the events taking place during Boys Toys the area highlighted on the map will be closed to the public for the whole day. This closure is in place to ensure the safety of park users.
Dates & Times: Sunday, 15 June 2014 - 7:00am
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.
Dates & Times: Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 10:00am
A sell-out in its first year, 'Dragon Hunt' returns for 2014!
Join us to celebrate St. George’s day and hunt down our enormous 10ft high, stunning animatronic dragon. The dragon was made at Elstree Studios, from the makers of ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’. A film quality production, the dragon has animatronic moving wings, blinking eyes and smoke bellowing from its nostrils. You could even have a go at building your own shield to help defend yourself from the fiery beast, but don’t let the silly Fool pinch it before you find the dragon!Dates & Times: Sunday, 20 April 2014 - 10:00am
Due to the event Dragon Hunt the areas highlighted on the map (Pleasure Gardens) will be closed to the public on Sunday 20 April until 6pm.
The Stables Visitor Centre and facilities will remain open as normal.
If you are planning on visiting the park during this time, please expect the area to be very busy. Additional parking will be provided, weather dependant, from the A414 Greenbury Way EntranceDates & Times: Friday, 18 April 2014 - 8:00am
Find out how Hylands’ different owners have made their mark on the gardens and surrounding parkland. We will start with a tea/coffee and a short talk in Hylands House itself before going outside to enjoy the gardens at this lovely time of year.
Please wear suitable outdoor clothing.
Pre-booking essential. Call 01245 605523 for further information and to book ticketsDates & Times: Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 2:00pm
Join a Guided Tour of Hylands House run by our knowledgeable Tour Leaders. No need to book.
If you would like a Guided Tour for your group on another day, please call 01245 605500 to discuss your requirements.Dates & Times: Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 11:00am
Learn the basics of handsewn patchwork using paper templates, fabric, needles, pins and threads to create a beautiful piece which you can take home and make into a cushion or mini quilt. You will also experiment with cutting wheels and mats to produce machine sewn patchwork – two techniques in one workshop.
A material and equipment list will be provided
Dates & Times: Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 10:00am