Events

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  • English Second Language and Custom Tours

    Canada Day Carnival

    FREE
    Monday, July 1, 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
    Celebrate Canada’s birthday with Eldon House! Enjoy an old fashioned carnival on the grounds with historical games, carnival food and entertainment. Cake and lemonade served at 2:00 p.m.
  • Summer Tea Program

    $15.00$26.00 incl. HST
    July 2 through August 25, Tuesday through Sunday, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
    Registration Required | Registration Policy Join us for afternoon tea on the beautiful lawns of Eldon House, overlooking the Thames River. It is highly recommended to purchase online tickets in advance. Cost is admission per person. Light Tea is $15.00 (incl. HST) per person and includes a scone with butter and jam, fresh fruit and a small dessert item. Full Tea is $26.00 (incl. HST) per person and includes tea sandwiches, a scone with butter and jam, fresh fruit and a variety of dessert items (24 hour advanced registration only).
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  • Lemon-Yellow Party

    $40.00 incl. HST
    Saturday, July 20, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
    Registration Required | Registration Policy This Harris family theme party tradition is being brought back from the 1920’s and everything is lemon-yellow including drinks, food and costume! Guests are invited to dress the part while they sip cocktails, taste hors d'oeuvres and dance to jazz and ragtime music on the beautiful lawns of Eldon House for this fundraiser event. This event will have a cash bar. Registration is required.
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  • Teddy Bear Picnic

    $20.00 incl. HST
    Saturday, August 24, Drop in between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. Eldon House Grounds Price per family (up to 5 in a family)
    Registration Required | Registration Policy Bring your favourite stuffed friend for an afternoon of fun at Eldon House! Tour the house to find hidden Teddy Bears and join us for lemonade, historical games and crafts, a puppet show, Victorian dress up and much more on the beautiful grounds of the museum. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Drop in or register.
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  • Celebrating Downton Abbey!

    $40.00 incl. HST
    Saturday, September 7, 2:00 p.m. Eldon House Grounds
    Registration Required | Registration Policy Join us for a Garden Party in celebration of the Downton Abbey feature film to be released on September 13. Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea menu as well as cocktails and music on the beautiful grounds of Eldon House. Dress the part and enter a contest to win best 1930’s costume, and participate in our Downton Abbey Trivia competition. This event will be licensed and will have a cash bar.
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  • Guided Tour

    Doors Open

    FREE
    September 14 and 15, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Eldon House and Grounds
    Doors Open London is a unique two-day heritage event that opens spaces throughout London, free of charge, for local residents and visitors.
  • Upstairs, Downstairs

    $20.00 incl. HST
    Sunday, September 22, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
    Registration Required | Registration Policy Learn about the relationship between the servant and the served at Eldon House on this in depth tour featuring the servant quarters and the daily life of a servant. Through images, and diaries, as well as hands on activities we explore what it would be like to live and work at Eldon House throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.
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  • Eldon House Christmas

    Victorian Christmas

    FREE
    Sunday, December 1, 2018 to Wednesday, January 1, 2020 Wednesday through Sunday, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. 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. Floral arrangements by the Garden Club of London.
  • Christmas Tea

    Christmas Tea

    $20.00$40.00 incl. HST
    Saturday, December 7 12:00, 1:30 and 3:00 p.m. Seating. Interpretive Centre
    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.
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  • Meet Father Christmas

    FREE
    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8 DROP IN BETWEEN 12:00 P.M. AND 5:00 P.M. By Donation
    Drop in & Pay Enjoy self-guided tours of our Victorian Christmas exhibit with hands-on activities for children as well as a picture with Father Christmas in the Drawing Room. For a small donation, Eldon House can provide staff to take family photos using your camera or device. A limit of 3 pictures per group for large groups.
  • The Ghost of Christmas Past

    $20.00 incl. HST
    Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.
    Registration Required | Registration Policy The name Charles Dickens has become synonymous with Christmas. “A Christmas Carol” was arguably his most famous work which was built on the Victorian tradition of ghost story telling around the hearth at Christmas time. Learn about real ghost stories of Eldon House with this 50 minute guided tour by a costumed Historical Interpreter. Including a history of age old traditions and a link to all things ‘Dickens’ this tour will get you in the spirit of Christmas Past.
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  • New Year's Levee

    New Year’s Levee

    FREE
    Wednesday, JANUARY 1, 2020 Drop In 1:00 P.M. TO 4:00 P.M. ELDON HOUSE AND INTERPRETIVE CENTRE
    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.