WINTER Location/Directions

Location

King Edward VI Grammar School (KEGS), Broomfield Road, CM1 3SX.
See the KEGS website for more about the school.

See it on a Google Map or our Pictorial Map.

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By Foot

The festival is only a 5-10 minute walk (0.3 miles) from the railway station & bus station to the school.

By Train

PLEASE NOTE: There may well be a Bus Replacement on Saturday 17 Feb 2018. More details here when we have them.

NOTE: the following are correct as of 8 December 2016 (An update will be done when the time tables are available). Please check timetables before travelling, using National Rail Enquiries, for example.

From London Liverpool Street, Monday to Friday, there are 5 trains an hour, each taking up to 34 minutes.
From Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street, Monday to Friday, there are 5 trains an hour up to 23:25, each taking up to 39 minutes.
From London Liverpool Street, Saturday, there are 3 trains an hour, each taking up to 1 hour 24 minutes, and includes Bus Replacement Service.
From Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street, Saturday, there are 2 trains an hour up to 23:29, each taking up to 1 hour 30 minutes, and includes Bus Replacement Service.

From Southend, Monday to Friday, there are 3 trains an hour, each taking up to 1 hour 2 minutes, changing at Shenfield.
From Chelmsford to Southend, Monday to Friday, there are 3 trains an hour up to 23:25, each taking up to 1 hour 8 minutes, changing at Shenfield.
From Southend, Saturday, there are 3 trains an hour, each taking up to 1 hour 42 minutes, and includes Bus Replacement Service.
From Chelmsford to Southend, Saturday, there are 2 trains an hour up to 23:29, each taking up to 1 hour 57 minutes, and includes Bus Replacement Service.

From Colchester, Monday to Friday, there are either 1 or 3 trains an hour, each taking up to 34 minutes.
From Chelmsford to Colchester, Monday to Friday, there are approximately 4 trains an hour up to 00:03, each taking up to 35 minutes.
From Colchester, Saturday, there are 3 trains an hour, each taking up to 28 minutes.
From Chelmsford to Colchester, Saturday, there are approximately 3 trains an hour up to 00:14, each taking up to 30 minutes.

From Ipswich, Monday to Friday, there are 3 trains an hour, each taking up to 48 minutes. You might have to to change train at Clochester.
From Chelmsford to Ipswich, Monday to Friday, there are approximately 2 trains an hour up to 00:03, each taking up to 59 minutes. You might have to to change train at Clochester.
From Ipswich, Saturday, there are 3 trains an hour, each taking up to 58 minutes. You might have to to change train at Clochester.br> From Chelmsford to Ipswich, Saturday, there are approximately 2 trains an hour up to 01:00, each taking up to 42 minutes. You might have to to change train at Clochester.

From Norwich, Monday to Friday, there are 2 trains an hour, each taking up to 1 hour 25 minutes. You might have to to change train at Clochester.
From Chelmsford to Norwich, Monday to Friday, there is approximately 1 train an hour up to 00:03, each taking up to 1 hour 41 minutes. You might have to to change train at Clochester.
From Norwich, Saturday, there are 2 trains an hour, each taking up to 1 hour 37 minutes. You might have to to change train at Clochester.
From Chelmsford to Norwich, Saturday, there is approximately 1 train an hour up to 01:00, each taking up to 1 hour 41 minutes. You might have to to change train at Clochester.

You'll need to change trains if travelling from Southend, Cambridge, Ely, Peterborough, Bedford, Luton, St Albans, Stevenage, and Hitchin.

By Bus

NOTE: the following was correct as of 10 November 2017. Please check timetables before travelling.
All buses terminate at the bus station, which is only a 5-10 minute walk (0.3 miles) from the festival.
For timetables, see the First Group's bus timetables webpage.
For a map of the bus routes in Chelmsford, see the Chelmsford Network Diagram from First Group.
Bus numbers 1a, 3C, 10, 10A, 16, 32, 33, 36, 40, 42, 42A, 42B, 51, 54, 54A, 54C, 56, 56A, 70, 352, 510, and 561 should go past the school.
There is a Smartphone App (from First Group) for the iPhone and Android phone with timetable information, service updates, maps, etc..

By Car

Please note, that there is no public car parking at the festival. See the Chelmsford City Council Car Parks webpage for more details of parking the town centre, including charges and a map. Soft drinks are available for designated drivers.

Park and Ride

There are two Park and Ride services in Chelmsford, both terminating in the town centre.
Sandon Park and Ride, to the East of Chelmsford off the A12/A414 junction (west of the A12). For satnavs, use CM2 7RU and follow the P&R signs. See the Sandon Park and Ride webpage for details of costs and times of operation.
Chelmer Valley Park and Ride, to the North of Chelmsford on the A130 east of Essex Regiment Way, accessed from the Pratts Farm Roundabout. For satnavs, use CM3 3PR. See the Chelmer Valley Park and Ride webpage for details of costs and times of operation.
Soft drinks are available for designated drivers.