The Sime Gallery Heritage weekend

The heritage weekend, which took place 17-19 September, saw quality not quantity of visitors this year.

Thanks to our amazing volunteers for their time and preparation of exciting extras to enhance visitors experience for the 13-16 year olds theatrical activity incorporating then and now, restoration of Sime work a glance around the gallery to explain in detail and a little of Sime’s Theatrical Caricatures actors in depth and their importance in the Victorian era how this sketching was his “bread and butter” as articles were written of the plays the actors were in with his pictures of them.Sime walking trails for all ages.

The Ta Ta cafe had cakes to reflect the different parts of the country Sime had lived in with thanks to Christmas bakery Worplesdon for Eccles cakes and Chelsea buns this business has been in Worplesdon since 1860. We are sure Sime must have sampled their early 1900’s bakery products as it is just a short walk from Crown cottage where he and Mary Sime his wife lived.

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