Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre
Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre is located in a beautiful and elegant Neo-Georgian residence surrounded by lovely gardens. Uplands Center presents exhibits of artwork by regional artists as well as permanent exhibits by the Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum Society, the Afternoon tea parties.
Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre combines local history and culture with artistic traditions. It’s a unique cultural establishment. It exhibits the works of local and regional artists, offer workshops, activities, concerts, and display an impressive collection of antiques belonging to the Lennoxville-Ascot Historical and Museum Society.
Besides, the center houses a number of community organisations. Uplands Centre serves as a meeting place for organizations and individuals intent on sharing the rich and diverse heritage of Lennoxville and its area. The site was built by John Barney Paddon for his family in 1862.
After Paddon's death, the property passed to one of his daughters. Later, in 1919 the property was sold to a family friend, Arthur Speid, mayor of Lennoxville. Guests enjoy Afternoon tea parties in the purest of British traditions, when tea is served with scones, pastries, cucumber sandwiches, Devonshire style cream, jam, chocolate and more.
Address of Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre:
9, Speid Street Sherbrooke (Lennoxville borough)
Information: 819 564-0409
Web Site of Uplands Center: www.uplands.ca