The Gardens Of Valentines Mansion Inspires Children To Design Their Own Crockery

From the small to the tall, from the greens to the blues and the buzzing of the bees and crawling of all kinds of bugs, the magical gardens of Valentines Mansion is home to many beautiful creatures and plants. I went along to the mansion’s creative crockery session to see how the children were going …

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Painting the Oceans by Nina Simon

Have a read of this wonderful poem! 'Painting the Oceans' by Nina Simon was presented at Redbridge Central Library for this year’s National Poetry day. We will post a new poem each week, so keep checking for updates! Please send any works you would like published to domore@visionrcl.org.uk   Painting the Oceans   I paint oceans with violent hues – heavy …

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The Big Draw at Valentines: Draw on the Floor

In day two of The Big Draw we’re carrying on with our scribbling frenzy and moving on to Valentines Mansion! In this one off opportunity you are invited to draw all over the Mansion’s floor! We will be covering the drawing room floor with paper for you fill with your works of art.  Lie down, …

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National Poetry Day!

National Poetry Day is upon us again! So channel your creative literary genius and start penning poetry. This year the theme will be water - drawing inspiration from Coleridge’s mariner’s famous cry “Water, water, everywhere.” Last year National Poetry Day reached a stonking 50 million people, for 24 hours. Let’s make that number even bigger …

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