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Valentines Mansion & Gardens
Emerson Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 4XA

http://www.valentine…

Venue details:

Opening Times:

Tuesdays & Sundays 11am-4pm

Admission Prices:

Free

Description:

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.

Cafe / Shop:

Yes

Accessibilty:

The mansion has level access throughout, with a lift to all floors. For access advice call 020 8708 8100.

Directions:

Tube: Gants Hill Underground Station (Central Line) 5 minutes walk.

Rail: Ilford National Rail, direct line from Liverpool Street Staion.

Bus: Take bus routes 396, 128, 179, 123, 296, 167 from Gants Hill Underground Station and 128, 296, 150, 396, 167 from Ilford National Rail to stop 'Valentines Mansion and Park'

Road: Easily accessible from the A406 (junction for A12) and the M25 (juntion 27 for M11, and follow on to the A406 East). car parking is available at the mansion (charges apply).

Events & Activities at this venue...

  • A Touch of Glass
    Studio artist Amanda Seljubac is back with our best-selling fused glass workshop.

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  • Decade - Studio Artists Exhibition
    The Valentines Mansion Artists share the common experience of working in the studios at the top of the House for a decade, and come together in this special exhibition to mark 10 years of the Mansion being open to the public.

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  • Tea Cup Painting & Make your own Tea
    Design and paint your very own tea cup and saucer in this unique workshop. We will provide a range of ceramic paints as well as the crockery and tools for you to work with. During the session you will also make your own tea bags using loose leaf tea and a variety of spices.

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  • A Touch of Glass
    Studio artist Amanda Seljubac is back with our best-selling fused glass workshop. Make a decorative piece to take home, using specialist techniques and materials including frit, stringers, metal inclusions and compatible glass.

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  • Block Printing - Tote Bag
    Want to learn to design and print your own designs on fabric? Sign up for this block printing workshop with artists Amanda and Sadia, and learn how to block print on fabric as you create a custom tote bag.

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  • A Touch of Glass
    Studio artist Amanda Seljubac is back with our best-selling fused glass workshop. Make a decorative piece to take home, using specialist techniques and materials including frit, stringers, metal inclusions and compatible glass.

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  • Punch Needle Embroidery
    Master the principles of a contemporary textile craft in this workshop. Punch needle is a modern take on the ancient craft of rug hooking.

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  • A Touch of Glass
    Studio artist Amanda Seljubac is back with our best-selling fused glass workshop. Make a decorative piece to take home, using specialist techniques and materials including frit, stringers, metal inclusions and compatible glass.

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  • Christmas Printmaking Workshop
    Using the traditional method of lino printing you will learn how to design and create your very own cards, gift tags and wrapping paper in this Christmas inspired workshop.

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