A grade II listed mansion is hosting a three-day Christmas fair.

Valentines Mansion, in Emerson Road, Ilford, will be transformed into a winter wonderland with a selection of gift and food stalls from November 29 to December 1.

A spokesperson for the mansion said: “The perfect place to shop for festive gifts for your nearest and dearest, the Mansion will be bursting with perfect presents for everyone – from jewellery and homeware to clothing and handmade cards and decorations.

“And not to mention the variety of food and drink – enjoy hot waffles and doughnuts, crepes and jerk chicken, Greek cuisine and more, washed down with some mulled wine!”

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Bespoke Christmas gifts will be on sale from a variety of stalls.

The fair is free to attend, and brings together a hand-picked selection of makers of handmade art and bespoke art.

Visitors will also enjoy raffles, festive entertainment and, on Sunday only, artists’ open studios,

For more information call Valentines Mansion on 0208 7088100