Victorian Crafting for Kids

Last Sunday of February to May, September, and November
1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Children 2 and under are free
Interpretive Centre

$5.00 incl. HST

Registration Required | Registration Policy

Children will get the chance to learn about traditional Victorian art and hobbies through crafting. Please register for a one-hour crafting session at the 1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. time slot. After, explore London’s oldest residence through a self-guided tour and marvel at one of the city’s heritage gems.

February 26 – Penmanship and Quill Writing
March 26 – Quilling
April 30 – Corking and Cross Stick
May 28 – Cyanotype Photography
September 24 – Flower Pressing
November 26 – Pomanders

Exceptions: June, July and August NOT included.

Exceptions: Please look to our Spooky Gourd Painting in October and Victorian Christmas Crafting for Kids in December (Events to come. Please look to our website in the Fall 2023.)

Please Note:

  • Registration is required.
  • Walk-ins are available while supplies last please contact to confirm.
  • Adults are not permitted to leave children 15 and under unattended.
  • Time slots are 60 minutes maximum starting at 1:00 and 2:00 p.m.
  • Some crafting session are self guided and some are led by a instructor. (This will be indicated closer to the date of the event).
  • All children and adults attending the event must purchase a ticket. Also, when making your purchase, please indicate how many children under 2 will be participating. These guidelines ensures that staff can prepare our craft supplies accordingly. Thank you.
  • Masks or face coverings are encouraged.
  • Social distancing measures of 6 feet will be maintained between staff and fellow visitors as much as possible.
  • As a heritage site there is no public parking.
  • No refunds are permitted past the 48 hours mark prior to the event. Tickets are transferable to family or friends by providing their name to in advance. To do this, please call 519-661-5169 or email info@eldonhouse.ca to confirm.
  • Please be aware that in the case that the event is postponed or canceled guests will be notified in advance as soon as possible.