A Sweet Life
Until Spring 2010
Handbags, shoes, hatpins and gowns: Emily Margaret Tinne was a wealthy doctor’s wife with a love for shopping. This exhibition displays stunning clothes and accessories that formed part of her extensive wardrobe between 1910 and 1940. Photographs and recently unearthed family letters also give an insight into the life the Tinne family led in the affluent suburbs of South Liverpool.
19 February, 2010
Create your own crown inspired by A Girl with her Dog by the British School using a variety of collage materials. (Suitable for over 5’s)
Handprint parrots –
20 February, 2010
Be inspired by paintings such as Viscountess Folkestone by Gainsborough or Gypsy Sisters of Seville by John Phillip and make your own finger puppet. (Suitable for over 5’s)
27 March, 2010
Drop in and have a look at A Venetian Flower Girl by Samuel Luke Fildes and make your own flower themed collage.
1, 2 & 3pm
28 March, 2010
Join Mr Robbins, Sudley’s Victorian butler for a storytelling adventure. He will take you on a mini tour of the house and tell you about the Holt family, the collections and the Victorian period. Collect a ticket from the Welcome desk. (Suitable for over 5’s)
Choose from a delicious selection of sandwiches, pies, soups, cakes, artisan teas and fresh roast coffees. Highchairs are available and a range of Sudley House souvenirs are on sale in the tearoom.