What's on at Hylands

 

Please note that from 1 April, there will be an automatic transaction fee of £1.50 on all ticket purchases.

 

 

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.

 

Tickets now on sale. This has been a sell out every year so please book early to avoid disappointment

 

Here's what's coming for 2014 

  • Face painters
  • Walkabout entertainment
  • Special Halloween trail through the gardens
  • Spooky stories with live animal interaction
  • 3D projection on the front of the House
  • Fireworks to music
  • Toffee apples for every little goblin, witch and wizard!

 

Fright Night Xtra

The brand new Fright Night Xtra Halloween event takes you through Hylands Park after dark and joins BAFTA award winning special effects with Scare Award winning script writers to take you on a trail like no other.

 

Uncover the grisly history of Hylands Estate which has been hidden from the public for centuries and features distressing stories and tales of real life people that have lived and died on the grounds.

 

Mosaic Making for Beginners

Friday, 24 October 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

This workshop covers all the techniques to create beautiful tiled art

Essex Boot camp

Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 9:00am to 10:00am

Essex Boot camp have vigorous exercise sessions at various parks in Chelmsford. These run continuously throughout the year.

Autumnal Season Woven Door Ring & Head Ring

Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

High fashion from natural materials

Heavy Horse Experience for under 16's

Monday, 27 October 2014 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Meet at the Stables Visitor Centre

An exciting and hands-on experience for 7-15 year olds

young girl concentrating on drawing a robot

The Big Draw

Monday, 27 October 2014 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Stables Visitor Centre

The Big Draw, campaign for drawing

Image of Children's University, Passport to Learning

Scrapbook Safari

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Stables Visitor Centre

Safaris are an opportunity for primary school aged children to enjoy a guided exploration at Hylands along with others of a similar age

nordic walking

Nordic Walking

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 10:00am to 11:15am
Writtle Gate entrance

Nordic Walking sessions held at Hylands Park each Wednesday

Image of Children's University, Passport to Learning

Scrapbook Safari

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Stables Visitor Centre

Safaris are an opportunity for primary school aged children to enjoy a guided exploration at Hylands along with others of a similar age

Fright Night

Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Hylands Park, entrance via Three Mile Hill, Old London Road

Family favourite Halloween event

Fright Night

Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Hylands Park, entrance via Three Mile Hill, Old London Road

Family favourite Halloween event

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