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Tea and Cookies


Tea and Cookies

Sundays in September
12:00 TO 4:00 P.M.
Organic Works Bakery and Eldon House Grounds
Cost: $15.00 + HST per person

Registration Required | Registration Policy

There’s always time for tea! Visit Organic Works Bakery located in our Interpretive Centre and take your ‘tea and cookies’ into the Eldon House gardens overlooking the Thames River.  Enjoy a tour of London’s oldest residence before or after your tea.  For inquiries, or to make a reservation, please call 519-204-1385. 

Fall Walking Tours


Fall Walking Tours

Saturday, September 23 and 30
10:00 A.m.
Eldon House
Cost: Cost: $10.00 (incl. HST) for adults, $5.00 (incl. HST) for children under 12

Registration Required | Registration Policy

 

Enjoy the brisk air and beauty of fall on a 90 minute historical walking tour along the Thames River.  Learn about the old neighborhood known by the Harris family and explore interesting architecture, river patterns, land uses, and discuss historic events.  Registration is required in advance.  To register, please visit www.eldonhouse.ca/events or call 519.661.5169.

Note: Tours may be cancelled with notice if there is a lack of registration.

 

London Murders


London Murders: Part I

Thursday, October 26
7:00 p.m.
Interpretive Centre
Cost: By Donation

Registration Required | Registration Policy

Starting in 1855 when the London Police Force was formed, crime historian John Lisowski shares his research findings on murders in London.  Murders were few in the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, but as London’s population grew, so did the number of murders.  This will be the first of a chilling talk series about over 100 murders in London’s history. 

 

The Great Ghost Hunt


The Great Ghost Hunt

Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29
5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Eldon House and The Old Courthouse
Cost: $17.70 + HST PER PERSON

Registration Required | Registration Policy

Two haunted sites – one spooky night! Visit two of London’s oldest buildings rumoured to have ghosts and learn about the real ghost stories of Eldon House and The Old Courthouse. Fun for the whole family! Registration is required in advance.

NOTE: Eldon House will be closed for our regular hours on Saturday October 28 and Sunday October 29 due to this event.  

Christmas Workshop


Decorative Christmas Urns

Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Interpretive Centre
Cost: $26.55 + HST PER PERSON (Including all materials)

Registration Required | Registration Policy

Join gardening expert Rick Cornelissen in making decorative Christmas arrangements with living evergreen boughs typical of traditional Victorian Christmas decorations.

Victorian Christmas


Victorian Christmas

Saturday, December 2, to Monday, January 1, 2018


Cost: By Donation

By Donation

Enjoy the sights and scents of the Victorian Christmas tradition. Visit London’s oldest family residence and experience the beautiful holiday decorations of the past.

Children’s Christmas Workshop


Gingerbread House Workshop

Saturday, December 9
Sessions at 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. (Ages 5 and Up)
Interpretive Centre
Cost: $40.00 + HST per family (Up to 5 in a Family, includes one 'house kit') Additional 'house kit' $20.00 + HST

Registration Required | Registration Policy

Celebrate the season by building your very own gingerbread house! Families will work together to create a Georgian style gingerbread house resembling Eldon House. Prizes will be granted for best “Eldon” gingerbread! Following the workshop enjoy a guided tour of historic Eldon House. Children must accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.

Christmas Tea


Christmas Tea

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3
12:30 and 3:00 p.m. Seating.

Cost: ADULTS $30.98 + HST, CHILDREN $17.70 + HST

Registration Required | Registration Policy

Get in the holiday spirit with live entertainment, tea and an abundant menu of savouries and sweets before touring Eldon House decorated for Victorian Christmas! By reservation only.

New Year’s Levee


New Year's Levee

Monday, January 1, 2018
1:00 to 4:00
Eldon House and Interpretive Centre
Cost: Free

Free Event

Celebrate the New Year with a visit to Eldon House and enjoy musical entertainment in the elegant drawing room. Exchange greetings and gather with friends for hot cider and treats in the Interpretive Centre.