Valence House in Dagenham to have history-themed family fun day

There will be a family fun day at Valence House. Picture: LBBD

There will be a family fun day at Valence House. Picture: LBBD - Credit: LBBD

Valence House is to offer visitors the opportunity to experience life in different eras, from 2000BC to the present day.

Activities on the family fun day will include a stone age shamen, watching Roman soldiers in combat and learning about the World War II Home Guard.

Paul Hogan, Barking and Dagenham Council’s commissioning director for culture and recreation, said: “Valence Time Tunnel is a great way for us to kick off our summer of entertainment and the activities on offer will keep everyone entertained throughout the day.

“Barking and Dagenham are proud to be hosting another great Summer of Festivals programme and we look forward to welcoming thousands of people from both inside and outside the borough.”

The event takes place between 11am and 5pm on May 26 and May 27. There will be free parking.

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