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
- Indian foods
- specialist wines
- fine sausages and
- a growing number of craft stalls.
Dates & Times: Sunday, 2 March 2014 - 10:00am
As part of Hylands WW1 Heritage weekend, children will taking part in making a poppy and creating a poem to be part of a collective display to be exhibited in the Stables Visitor Centre in November.
Booking not required but places may be limited at busy times.
For more details please contact 01245 605523Dates & Times: Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 11:00am
The Hylands Big Draw, campaign for drawing.
Come along and join in with this year's event with the theme of "It's Our World" and let your imagination run free! Everyone is welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult.
For more details please contact 01245 605523
Dates & Times: Monday, 27 October 2014 - 11:00am
Set for the weekend of 12 and 13 July, the event just got that little bit bigger. Alongside two days of top grade international polo, family fun and a VIP enclosure fit for a King, The Dukes Polo are delighted to announce that legendary soul sensations Earth, Wind and Fire The Experience featuring Al McKay’s will be performing live on stage on Saturday 12 July.
Dates & Times: Saturday, 12 July 2014 - 11:00am
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