Aurora Cultural Centre is an 1886 heritage building that began its life as the Aurora Public School, also know as the Church Street Public School. It has been transformed into a centre for the arts, culture and heritage.
Fieldcote is a cultural heritage centre with an emphasis on the collection, preservation and exhibition of local history, the promotion of fine arts and the celebration of natural heritage through beautiful landscaped gardens and walking trails. Adult workshops and children’s activities are available upon request. The site offers rotating exhibitions featuring art and history, a summer concert series, award-winning pesticide-free gardens and a meeting place for local garden, historical and cultural groups.
Bicentennial 1812 Exhibit: Noose, Knife and Fire: The Bloody Assize
Saturday, March 3, 2012 to Monday, September 1, 2014
“You are to be drawn on Hurdles to place of execution, hanged by the neck but not until dead, cut down while alive and your entrails taken out and burnt before your faces, your heads cut off, bodies divided into four quarters, heads and quarters to be at the King’s disposal.” This exhibit explores Ancaster’s experience during the War of 1812, highlighting the Bloody Assize. Against the backdrop of the re-created courtroom of the former Union Hotel, view giant paintings of the prosecutors and accused, explore the evidence and judge for yourself. Discover the impact of the war on local farmers and residents, amidst the surroundings of an 1812 barn interior.
Located in the heart of historic Pickering Village, the St. Francis Centre is the Town of Ajax’s centre for arts, culture and heritage. Formerly a church, the 140 year-old heritage building underwent numerous renovations to be transformmed into a multi-purpose arts centre. The building features a stage and retractable multi-level seating for 150 people, and it can be easily converted from a performance venue to a multi-purpose programming space. Dressing rooms, a catering kitchen and a service bar complete the facility. Whether you’re looking to experience live theatre, or for a venue to host your next event or conference, St. Francis is a unique landmark in Ajax!
We are a public art gallery just off the waterfront trail in Whitby. Come explore our world-class exhibitions – it’s always FREE to visit. Cool your heels on our patio, sign up for our family art days. We’re open 7 days a week (except for stat holidays). Weekdays 10 – 4:30 pm – Thursdays ’til 9 pm Weekends noon ’til 4 pm There’s room for a few bikes on-site and oodles more just across the parking lot at Iroquois Sports Arena. See you soon
Where your cycling adventure begins and ends! The Wellington West Business Improvement Area (WWBIA) has everything you need to make your trip amazing! Whether you want to dine out or take in some art, even have a tea on a patio – we are the place to go in Ottawa!
WWBIA was founded in 2008 by business owners and operators to support and strengthen the local business communities of Hintonburg and Wellington Village, and to help create the conditions for businesses to thrive.
The WWBIA represents 425 businesses and 260 commercial property owners and is set in an area full of beauty, wind through our side streets and discover the hidden gems that await, or explore one of the many businesses along our traditional main street. Whatever you choose, Wellington West Welcome You!