News & Events
2019 Heritage Fair
Registration is now open for the 2019 Heritage Fair! The 7th annual event, organized in partnership with the London Public Library, will focus on the Forest City's musical heritage. Learn more.
Open Call for the Museum London Idea Incubator
Museum London is launching a new initiative called the Museum London Idea Incubator – Digital Solutions for Arts Education and Engagement. The initiative is being supported by the Canada Council for the Arts through their Digital Strategy Fund, and aims to develop digital solutions for enhancing student engagement with the arts through new forms of digital participation. Learn more.
The London Heritage Council is hiring a Grants Officer to contribute to our mission: to bring Londoners together to celebrate our shared stories. Application deadline is September 16, 2018. Learn more.
History Comes Alive!
Join us for the 17th annual Doors Open London on September 15 & 16, 2018. Enjoy re-enactments, live theatre, pop-up interactive plays, or other interactive performances as participating sites highlight their history in new and exciting ways, bringing London’s heritage to life! Visit 40 heritage and cultural sites across London, all open free of charge. Learn more.
London Museum's Recieve Top Marks
Congratulations to the London Children's Museum, Fanshawe Pioneer Village, and The Royal Canadian Regiment Museum on being selected The Best Places To See in London and to Eldon House and Banting House National Historic Site The Best Landmarks in London by Three Best Rated. Learn more.
Canada Day 2018
Celebrate Canada’s Birthday with free family friendly events across the Forest City, including Harris Park, East London, Eldon House, Museum London, Children's Museum, and Fanshawe Pioneer Village. Learn more.
Multicultural Performers Needed
London Heritage Council is looking for ethnocultural performers from various communities to participate in the Canada Day festivities at Harris Park on Sunday, July 1st, 2018 from 12-10pm. Learn more.
Museum School London Applications Open
Embark on an unforgettable week of curriculum-based learning in a local museum or heritage site! Applications for the 2018/2019 Museum School London program are now open. Learn more.
Earth Day London & Trails Open London 2018
Join the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority and London Heritage Council for the 25th Annual Earth Day London on Sunday April 22, 2018 at St. Julien Park (40 Elgin St.) from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. This free event (in partnership with the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority, London Clean & Green, and the City of London) is the 25th anniversary of Earth Day London and includes fun for the whole family. Learn more.
Volunteer with the London Heritage Council
Share your passion with the community by volunteering with the London Heritage Council. We are currently recruiting new members for our Board of Directors and Committees for spring 2018. Learn more.
Apply to be a participating site for Doors Open London 2018
Registration for Doors Open London 2018 is now open! We're looking for museums, heritage sites, and community organizations who want to make history come ALIVE in London! Learn more.
2018 Heritage Fair: Celebrating Women in London
Join the London Heritage Council and the London Public Library for the 6th Annual Heritage Fair “Celebrating Women in London," a commemoration of the contribution of women in our city on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Learn more.
2018 Community Heritage Investment Program Applications now open
Administered by the London Heritage Council, and funded by the City of London, the Community Heritage Investment Program provides project funding for not-for-profit heritage and cultural heritage organizations, and individuals within the city’s heritage and culture sector. Learn more.
Register your organization for Trails Open London 2018
Are you an environmentally-focused organization or community group and want to help Londoners celebrate Earth Day? Help our community embrace its amazing natural heritage and submit your application by January 12, 2018. Learn more.
New Interim Executive Director
The London Heritage Council is delighted to announce Garrett Rodman has accepted the position of Interim Executive Director. Garrett will be starting at the London Heritage Council on Monday, October 23, 2017. We wish our current Executive Director, Andrea McNaughton, all the best on her maternity leave and will see her again in January 2019. Learn more.
Celebrating our Natural Heritage
On October 14th, 2017 from 10am-4pm, join the London Heritage Council and the City of London, along with its partners, in the celebration of the re-opening of the Westminster Ponds / Pond Mills Environmentally Significant Area (ESA) main trail. This event will feature many family friendly activities, including tree planting, Canadian Raptor Conservancy’s “Birds in Flight,” Bug Day booth, guided walks, and more! Scheduled programming begins at 10:30am. Learn more.
Thank you for another great Doors Open London weekend
Doors Open London is a free weekend celebration of everything that makes our city an amazing place to live. On September 16 & 17, over 40 heritage buildings, museums, and London treasurers opened their doors to the community and give Londoners never-before-seen glances into our community's past. For more than 15 years, Doors Open London has offered one-of-a-kind cultural experiences to Londoners, supported by founding Corporate sponsor, London Life. Learn more.