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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.

A Touch of Glass

Budding artists have the chance to learn the techniques used to create beautiful glass artwork as part of a special masterclass being held at Valentines Mansion. The historic grade II* listed building is hosting a ‘Touch of Glass’, on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Head down to Valentines Mansion with your little cubs for our bear-illiant Teddy Bears Picnic!

Mischievous bears of all shapes and sizes have taken over Valentines Mansion for a fun-packed Teddy Bears Picnic on Sunday July 22. Our historic grade II* listed venue is inviting families to pack their picnic and come along to the … Continue reading

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Learn to paint beautiful landscapes at Valentines Mansion

Budding artists have the chance to learn the techniques used by Turner and Monet to paint beautiful landscapes at Valentines Mansion. The historic grade II* listed building is hosting a series of summer art masterclasses exploring landscape painting using watercolours … Continue reading

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Volunteering at Valentines Mansion

We’re proud to be supporting Volunteers Week 2018 and here at the Mansion we know first-hand what a wonderful contribution volunteers make to an organisation. We have 12 of our own who play a big part in helping run the … Continue reading

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Grab yourself a unique piece of the past at Valentines Mansion’s Vintage Fair

We will be opening our doors for a day of retro shopping for our Vintage Fair on Sunday April 29. Bursting with unique finds and handmade made pieces, it offers a chance to bag some real bargains whilst enjoying the … Continue reading

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Breathing new life into old floors

The Drawing Room in Valentines Mansion was the latest room in the historic building to undergo major restoration work to bring it back to its former glory. The two week project was focused on bringing the flooring in the Drawing … Continue reading

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Get ready for a magical Easter as Valentines Mansion is transformed into a wonderland

Step in to the wonderful world of Alice in Wonderland as Valentines Mansion hosts its very own fun-filled Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. The enchanting tea party is part of a programme of events that will have little minds buzzing with … Continue reading

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Eggs marks the spot at Valentines Mansion this Easter Half-Term

Valentines Mansion is hosting a fun-packed programme of events this Easter half-term starting with an Easter Trail that will have your little bunnies hopping with eggs-citement. Taking place on Sunday 1 and Monday 2 April, the Easter Trail promises children … Continue reading

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Music for the Eyes

Portraits created using the power of sound will be at the heart of a stunning new exhibition opening in Valentines Mansion. Music for the Eyes is the debut solo exhibition of the Mansion’s resident artist Jason Rose, and brings together … Continue reading

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Rejuvenate your senses at Valentines Mansion!

Perfect timing after the over indulgence of the festive season and New Year – we’re sure the Mind, Body & Spirit Fair at Valentines Mansion will be a welcome treat for many! Taking place on Sunday 11 February, the event … Continue reading

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