Valentines Mansion inspires a new generation of origami stars!

Nothing says school holidays like a bit of arts and crafts! Children and their parents went along to the mansion to enjoy a morning of traditional Japanese art on Wednesday 19th of February. As soon as our tutor, Alison, began her demonstration at the front of the class I heard a young girl shout excitedly, …

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Half-term gets off to a scribbling start!

Captivating Calligraphy at Valentines Mansion If you thought the kids would want to ditch the pens and pencils during half-term, think again! Valentines Mansion held a calligraphy class on Tuesday 18th February, where youngsters could try their hand at a writing style that’s been around for centuries and still looks beautiful. Appropriately, the class was …

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