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image for Music item typeSOUNDS OF SUMMER at Hylands House and Estate

  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Green Flag Award
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Music, Wed 5 - Sat 8 Jul 2017

VAQAS, GREEN FLAG AWARD

Hylands House and Estate

Hylands House and Estate

Contact

Hylands House and Estate

Address

Hylands Park,
London Road,
Chelmsford,
Essex,
CM2 8WQ

Details

Four summer nights of the finest live music performed in the open air setting of The Stables. Doors open at 6pm. Catering and full bars available.

Jordan & The Gigolos
Wednesday 5 July
We kick off with Chelmsford’s own Jordan Marsh and the most swingin’ little big band around! Jordan has sold out Ronnie Scott’s numerous times, see Jordan and his full band play a storming set of Jump Blues, Swing and Boogie Woogie. Expect to hear original material, plus a quirky twist on well-known covers from artists such as Ray Charles, Jerry Lee Lewis and many more.

ChangesTwoBowie
Thursday 6 July
A tribute to the music of David Bowie. ChangesTwoBowie with Tony Perry perform hits from the last five decades in the style of 90s Bowie. With all recent Essex gigs sold out this is a fabulous chance to see them. ChangesTwoBowie deliver Bowie's fantastic and diverse catalogue with graceful accuracy. A must for all Bowie fans.

Elvis
Friday 7 July
Pete Storm presents Elvis Presley at his Las Vegas peak. The show will recreate the 'That's the Way it is' and Elvis on Tour' period. Pete Storm is a Multi Award Winning World Champion Elvis Presley Tribute Artist. He is highly regarded as one of the best Elvis tribute artists in the World. Pete has been performing a spectacular and heartfelt tribute to Elvis Presley for over 10 years and has meticulously studied his craft to present the best Elvis show.

Classic Sinatra
Saturday 8 July
Ian Gallagher delivers the most accurate and authentic rat pack. From his starring West End roles to his performances at Buckingham Palace and The London Palladium no other act comes close to recreating that Sinatra and Rat Pack ambience. The show entitled, Kings of Swing, brings Vegas to Chelmsford.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Visitor Centre. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Daily. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Education/School Visits: By arrangement. Suitability for Dogs: In grounds. Guide dogs only in house.

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 5 - Sat 8 Jul 2017

Location

Directions

Plan route to Hylands House and Estate using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 684042  Lat: 51.71128 Long: 0.43626

By Road:
From London: Take A12 towards Colchester. At 1st Chelmsford sign, take slip road to A414 towards Chelmsford. (A414 is an old dual carriageway). White on brown tourist signs indicates entrance to park/house.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Visitor Centre. Refreshments/Cafe/Tearoom: Daily. Guided Tours: By arrangement. Education/School Visits: By arrangement. Suitability for Dogs: In grounds. Guide dogs only in house.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesLift equipped with verbal floor announcements
  • YesLift equipped with raised floor numbers or braille numbers or letters
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas

General

  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu