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About valentinesmansion

Discover a beautiful country house and gardens in the heart of Ilford. Visit the recreated Victorian kitchen and Georgian rooms, with gorgeous views over surrounding parkland. Enjoy contemporary art exhibitions and installations. Explore the stunning historic gardens. Bring the whole family for hands-on games, activities and discovery trails. FREE ENTRY Hire the Mansion...Valentines Mansion is a truly unique venue in a beautiful setting. With its elegant period rooms, grand staircase and enchanting walled gardens, this Grade II* listed building, is perfect for a whole host of functions, from weddings and celebrations to corporate events. The Mansion and its rooms can be hired either individually or exclusively and we work with a fine selection of caterers to ensure a first-class experience for you and your guests. Call us on 020 8708 8100 to find out more.

Feathers and Petals Create Exhibition Masterpiece

This summer, in the year which marks ten years since the restoration of Valentines Mansion, our studio artists will be coming together for a special exhibition which opens at the beginning of August. For “Decade”, each of the artists will … Continue reading

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Traditional Crafts Make A Comeback to Valentines Mansion

As Valentines Mansion celebrates 10 years of being open to the public, two of the resident studio artists have come together to offer a unique selection of creative workshops to the public. For the first time, artists Sadia Ur-Rehman and … Continue reading

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Half Term Fun at the Mansion

If you’re looking for ways to entertain the children during the half term break, why not bring them over to Valentines Mansion & Gardens?  With hundreds of years of history to explore and the gorgeous outdoors, it’s the perfect day … Continue reading

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Looks Whooo’s Moved in!

The gardens at Valentines are home to many species of bird, including Blue and Great Tits, Sparrows and Starlings, and not to mention the chirpy characters in the aviary. And now, we have a new member – a Tawney Owl, … Continue reading

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Hampton Court Grapevine Comes Home to Valentines Mansion

The iconic Great Vine of Hampton Court Palace, the largest grape vine in the world, has been admired and marvelled at by millions since it was first planted back in 1768 by Capability Brown, the famous garden designer. It’s the … Continue reading

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A Unique Dining Experience at the Mansion

The supperclub rage is still going strong, and it’s heading to the Mansion very soon! These unique dining experiences combine fine food and interesting themes and provide a great way socializing with like-minded foodies over a delicious meal. Valentines Mansion … Continue reading

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Celebrating with Ceramics

Ten years ago, Valentines Mansion opened its doors to the public for the very first time in its 300 year history. After standing empty and derelict for many years, a Redbridge Council and Heritage Lottery Funded Project breathed new life … Continue reading

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Easter Eggs-travaganza at Valentines Mansion

Valentines Mansion is hosting a fun-packed programme of events during the Easter school holidays. It all starts with Hedgehog Fun on Wednesday 10 April, in which kids will learn fun and interesting facts about our prickly friends, before making their … Continue reading

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Who lived in a house like this?

Join us as we go through the keyhole and delve into the fascinating history of Valentines Mansion. Built in 1696, the impressive Mansion served as a family home to many individuals, each with their own story and each leaving their … Continue reading

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Step into the land of make believe for a spell-binding day at Valentines Mansion

A very special spell has been cast to transform Valentines Mansion and Gardens in to an enchanting world that brings to life the world’s most famous fairy tale characters. Little wizards, witches, princes and princesses from the Kingdom of Redbridge … Continue reading

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