Sudley House: Teddy bears’ picnic

18 August 2012

11 – 16:00

If you go down to Mossley Hill today, you’re sure of big surprise! 

Little teddy bears will be having a lovely time at Sudley House, Mossley Hill on Saturday 18 August at their very special teddy bears’ picnic.

From 11am – 4pm visitors can relax with their picnic; listen to well-loved stories, and take part in fun teddy bear arts and crafts.

And if your picnic runs low, Sudley House café is serving delicious food and refreshments from 11am until 3.30pm.



Highlights include:

  • Join us on a teddy bear adventure as we invite children to use their imaginations to go on a teddy bear hunt.
  • Create your own special teddy bear mask to take home.
  • Have a go at decorating a yummy gingerbread teddy with our friendly café staff (a small charge applies).
  • Teddy bear tales with our storyteller.

An Age of Confidence: Photographs by Bedford Lemere & Co continues at Sudley House until 30 June 2013. Featuring 24 beautiful photographs the exhibition gives a fascinating insight into a vanished world of Victorian and Edwardian Liverpool.

About National Museums Liverpool:

National Museums Liverpool comprises eight venues. Our collections are among the most important and varied in Europe and contain everything from Impressionist paintings and rare beetles to a lifejacket from the Titanic.

We attract more than three million visitors every year. Our venues are the International Slavery Museum, Lady Lever Art Gallery, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Museum of Liverpool, Sudley House, UK Border Agency National Museum, Walker Art Gallery and World Museum.

Sudley House contains the UK’s only Victorian merchant’s art collection in its original domestic setting. Highlights include paintings by Landseer and Turner, major Pre-Raphaelite works and a group of 18th-century portraits by Gainsborough, Reynolds, Romney and Leighton.

A fascinating collection of toys and costume explores life as a child in Victorian England, with a selection of replica toys and books to keep younger visitors busy.