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Beginners Enamelling: Wire & Cloisonne Effect

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 - 12:46am

In this workshop, Toni Peers will show you how to use wire to aid in enamelling designs. There are all sorts of ways to do this, each creating a different effect. You will also create filled enamelling cells or cloisonné to add decoration to your pieces. Expect to produce up to three
enamelled pieces.

£50, including all materials.


Ticket sales close 15 February

Dates & Times: Sunday, 15 February 2015 - 10:00am

Fused Glass Heart

Tue, 28 Oct 2014 - 2:06pm

Why not make a beautiful pair of fused glass hearts to keep for yourself or share with someone special this Valentine’s Day? This workshop is suitable for complete beginners to the wonderful
world of fused glass.

£75, including all materials and equipment use.


Ticket sales close 9 February

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

The Big Draw

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 - 4:28pm

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

Hylands Estate Wedding Preview Day

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 - 1:24pm

Join us as we proudly open our doors to Hylands House and the new Grand Pavilion, dressed sumptuously to re-enact your special day. Our experienced wedding team will be on hand to advise on every detail and accompany you around the two venues, keen to help you create your perfect day.


Dates & Times: Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 12:00pm

Christmas Shopping Fair

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 - 1:41am

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.


Santa's Grotto

Drop-in sessions are available 11am - 6pm during the Christmas Fair

Dates & Times: Saturday, 6 December 2014 - 11:00am

Patchwork Clasp Bag

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 - 1:41am

Join Lynne Sharpe as she explains new ways to use patchwork. Make this beautifully stunning clasp bag just for you. Beginners to patchwork are welcome.

£55. Please bring a sewing machine. A materials list will be provided.


Ticket sales close 27 January

Dates & Times: Friday, 30 January 2015 - 10:00am

Nordic Walking

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 - 1:10am

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





  Dates & Times: Wednesday, 15 October 2014 - 10:00am

Essex Boot camp

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 - 1:10am

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, 25 October 2014 - 9:00am

Horse and Carriage rides

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 - 1:10am
11am to 12.30pm & 2pm to 3pm

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. 



Dates & Times: Sunday, 7 September 2014 - 11:00am

Scrapbook Safari

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 - 1:10am
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

Upcycle your old jewellery

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 - 1:10am

Get involved in the latest craze of upcycling. Bring along your broken jewellery and upcycle it into new, wearable pieces. You can create jewellery, accessories and hair jewellery. This will be a fun, creative workshop using your stash and lots of new beads and components to bring your pieces
back to life. Let’s turn unloved jewellery into much loved jewellery.

£48, including tools and further materials. Please bring your own broken pieces.


Ticket sales close 22 January

Dates & Times: Saturday, 24 January 2015 - 10:00am


Wed, 15 Oct 2014 - 11:14am

Join Cinderella, Buttons, the Ugly Sisters, Fairy Godmother, and a whole host of other characters in this traditional family pantomime filled with all the magic Pantoland has to offer. Will Cinderella go to the ball to meet her Prince? Find out as you cheer and boo your way through this magical memory of a fairy tale you are sure to remember.... "oh yes you will!"

Dates & Times: Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 4:00pm