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Come and enjoy exhibitions, join us for guided tours and walks, bring the family along for some arts and crafts or stroll through farmers’ markets, 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

Romeo & Juliet - Outdoor Theatre with Oddsocks
Date: Sunday 25 June
Time: 6pm
Age: All ages
Tickets: Adult 12 in advance, 14 on the day, concession/child 9.50 in advance, 10.50 on the day, family ticket (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children only) 35 in advance, 40 on the day
Bookings: Box Office
Oddsocks are delighted to be breathing new life into Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet by giving it a musical Mods & Rockers theme. Enjoy hilarious outdoor theatre in the beautiful surroundings of Valentines Mansion. Find out more on the booking page.

Romeo & Juliet - Outdoor Theatre with Oddsocks

HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES  back to top

Beautiful Birds
Date: Tuesday 30 May
Time: 11.30am - 12.45pm
Age: Suitable for 5 years plus
Tickets: 5 per child, pre-booking essential
Bookings: Valentines Box Office
Take inspiration from the beautiful birds in the Valentines Mansion and Gardens Aviary and create your own bird cage to take home. You will walk over to the gardens to see and hear about all the lovely birds, and some of their interesting neighbours, before heading back to the Mansion to get crafty.

Beautiful Birds

TALKS  back to top

Guided Tour of Valentines Mansion
Date: Sunday 21 May
Time: 1.30pm-2.30pm
Age: Adults
Tickets: 3.50 per person
Bookings: No need to book, just drop in.
Drop in for a guided tour of the Mansion. Our costumed guide will take you around the Grade II Star listed house and tell you all about the Mansions previous owners and its fascinating history.

Guided Tour of Valentines Mansion

Guided Tour of Valentines Gardens
Date: Tuesday 13 June
Time: 11.30am-12.30pm
Age: Adults
Tickets: 3.50 per person
Bookings: No need to book, just drop in. Meeting point Reception.
Join Valentines Park Manager Simon Litt Dip. Hort. for a guided walk around the incredible gardens at Valentines. Highlights include the Old English Garden, Victorian Rose Garden, Dry Garden and Walled Kitchen Garden. Simons in depth knowledge will give you a fascinating insight into the historical gardens and maybe even some tips for creating your own vibrant outdoor space.

Guided Tour of Valentines Gardens

CREATIVE WORKSHOPS  back to top

Paint in the Style of Monet
Date: Sunday 11 June
Time: 11am-3pm
Age: Adults
Tickets: 32 per person, pre-booking essential
Bookings: Valentines Box Office
Local artist Jason Rose will guide you to complete a canvas painting in the style of Monet. This can make a beautiful, unique gift or a great addition to your home. As part of the workshop you will learn impressionist painting techniques, and how to capture sunlight, texture and water.

Suitable for beginners or more experienced learners, all materials provided.

Paint in the Style of Monet

Fabulous Flowers
Date: Tuesday 27 June
Time: 11am-2pm
Age: Adults
Tickets: 32 per person, includes tea and coffee
Bookings: Valentines Box Office
Learn to create a beautiful country style flower basket using fresh and seasonal blooms. Under expert guidance, you will make your very own arrangement from start to end, including a tutorial on how to create bows to add as a finishing touch to your masterpiece. All materials provided, just bring along a pair of secateurs or scissors.

Fabulous Flowers