A fun activity using old socks to create puppets with personality! As there will be some sewing, this event is best suited to children of 6 years and over. Don't forget to bring an old sock.
Tickets must be pre-booked. Please call: 01245 605523 to reserve your place.
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 6 August 2014 - 11:00am
PARTY FROM 5-11pm
What better way is there to spend a long summer evening than listening to your favourite performers in the picturesque location of Hylands House?
For 80’s enthusiasts this is a must but the atmosphere caters for everyone so whether you want to sit back and relax or dance the night away Flashback is the event for you.
Hue and Cry
From the Jam
Dates & Times: Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 5:00pm
Our very popular Christmas Fair offers free entry to crafts, gifts, decorations, fine foods and drink, something for everyone! Over 160 stalls are sprawled across the Stables Visitor Centre, Grand Pavilion, outdoor areas and within Hylands House, whilst entertainment is provided throughout the day.
See the House and Stables lit up after dusk and take in the festive atmosphere with a hot toddy.
Dates & Times: Saturday, 6 December 2014 - 11:00am
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, 28 June 2014 - 9:00am
Nordic Walking sessions held at Hylands Park each Wednesday. For further details please see Nordic Walking.
Please note that will be no session on 25 June and there will be no sessions during August 2014
Dates & Times: Wednesday, 2 July 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.
The following rides will take place from the Adventure Play Castle area:
Sun 6 July
Wed 23rd July
Thursday 24th July
Mon 28th July
Wed 30th July
Fri 1st August
Dates & Times: Monday, 4 August 2014 - 11:00am
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
The proud Welshman, Aled Jones, is a successful singer, actor, author, radio and TV presenter, with a career spanning over 25 years.
After studying at The Royal Academy of Music and Bristol's Old Vic Theatre School, he went on to secure many fantastic roles including; Joseph in Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat," Caractacus Potts in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," and the lead role in Irving Berlin's "White Christmas."Dates & Times: Sunday, 7 September 2014 - 7:00pm
Come along and learn how to make and attach your own letters or shapes to create a completely individual piece which you can turn into a cushion or on another project. During this class you will learn how to attach letters/shapes and decorate with hand or machine stitching.
An equipment list will be provided. Morning and afternoon refreshments are includedDates & Times: Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 10:00am
Logic is abandoned in this wonderfully interactive tale of childhood and imagination as Alice meets White Rabbit, The Mad Hatter and the March Hare.
Filled with catchy songs such as ‘A Flea and a Fly in a Flu’ and ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Bat’, this lively and funny performance is brought to life for families with music, dancing and a host of pranks that appeal to both children and adults alike.
Dates & Times: Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 3:00pm
Take a tumble down the rabbit hole with Alice in a 30 minute drama workshop before the performance. Here children can be introduced to the characters from the story and work on themed drama activities, songs and games.
For children aged 5-10 years with tickets for Alice in Wonderland - The MusicalDates & Times: Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 1:30pm
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 – 9am: 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
Attention All Park UsersDates & Times: Friday, 20 June 2014 - 9:00am
"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