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Come and enjoy exhibitions, join us for guided tours and walks, bring the family along for some arts and crafts, stroll through our specialist fairs, or simply make time for yourself with one of our creative workshops - there’s so much to do at Valentines, you’ll be surprised.

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SPECIAL EVENTS  back to top

Wine Tasting and Quiz
Date: Thursday 26 April
Time: 7.30pm-9pm
Age: 18+
Tickets: £15 per adult
Bookings: No refunds or exchanges. Pre-booking essential via Valentines Box Office
An evening to tantalise the taste buds of wine lovers everywhere. Whether you're a wine novice or expert, the evening offers a fun, relaxing night of sampling and learning about a wonderful selection wines from around the globe. With your new found knowledge and tips on tasting we will have you guessing the country of origin, the grape variety and the retail price of each wine in our blind wine tasting quiz. You can work individually, as a couple or a team to see how good your palate and wine knowledge is.

Wine Tasting and Quiz

Vintage Fair
Date: Sunday 29 April 2018
Time: 10am-4pm
Age: All ages
Tickets: Free entry
Bookings: For stall bookings, call 020 8708 8100 or email hiringvalentines@visionrcl.org.uk
Discover a unique selection of wares from stalls selling handmade crafts, vintage reupholstered furniture and home décor, to jams and chutneys, fashion, jewellery, accessories, collectables and more.

The fair is a retro shoppers dream and offers something for every vintage taste at affordable prices. And after bagging all your bargains, don’t forget to unwind and grab yourself a spot of lunch, or cream tea at the Gardeners Cottage Café, set on the Mansion’s stunning grounds.

Vintage Fair

Under the Sea
Date: Monday 23 July 2018
Time: 11.30am-12.30pm
Age: Suitable for children aged 4-8 years
Tickets: £5 per child
Bookings: No refunds or exchanges. Pre-booking essential via Valentines Box Office.
Discover some of the weird and wonderful creatures that live in the sea, before letting your creativity run wild in our arts & crafts session. Learn how to make your very own jelly fish and rainbow fish in one of the historic rooms in the Mansion. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Under the Sea

Farmyard fun
Date: Wednesday 1 August 2018
Time: 11.30-12.30pm
Age: Suitable for children aged 4-8 years
Tickets: £5 per child
Bookings: No refunds or exchanges. Pre-booking essential via Valentines Box Office.
Get crafty learning to make your own farmyard animals. Fill your field with colourful, cute animals as you create your own little farm. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Farmyard fun

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES  back to top

Mini Beast Trails and Crafts
Date: Tuesday 29 May 2018
Time: 11.30am-1pm
Age: 5+
Tickets: £5 per child
Bookings: No refunds or exchanges. Pre-booking essential via Valentines Box Office
Hunt around the gardens in search of the weird and wonderful bugs that live amongst the plants, flowers and herbs growing in our gardens. Once you've discovered them, get creative in our arts centre and make your very own little mini-beast finger puppets.
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Mini Beast Trails and Crafts

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Date: Wednesday 30 May 2018
Time: 11.30am-1pm
Age: 5+
Tickets: £5 per child
Bookings: No refunds or exchanges. Pre-booking essential via Valentines Box Office
Visit the aviary in the gardens and find out more about our colourful, feathered friends. You'll also get the chance to make a little mobile house for the birds in our arts centre, so let your creativity run wild! Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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