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Celebrate Ontario’s Heritage and Mother’s Day at Ireland House in Burlington

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Looking for something different and unique to do for Mother’s Day this year? Museums of Burlington’s Ireland House, is holding a special Mother’s Day Downton Abbey Tea & Springtime Celebration:

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Ireland House, highlighting the life and times of the women who inhabited the Historic House through the generations! Enjoy FREE ADMISSION throughout the grounds and museum, take in historic cooking, gardening and craft workshops, artisan demonstrations and other outdoor activities such as our new nature trail!

The Mother’s Day Tea will include premium tea and Edwardian refreshments such as Gougeres, savoury fig tarts, finger sandwiches, also served will be scones with cream and preserves and other sweets such as Madeira Cake, Treacle Tarts and Wellesley Fudge, among other recipes and themes inspired by Downton Abbey, all with a special surprise host from the past! Don’t miss it!

Tea Tickets: $20/Adults, Child (5-12yrs) $15, (under 5yrs free)
 Tickets for tea times must be purchased in advance. Tickets may be purchased by credit card over the telephone by calling 905-332-9888 or in person at Ireland House Museum.
         Tea runs at hourly intervals, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Limited Spaces. Group maximum is 28 people.  

Call to register and to purchase tickets in advance for Tea Time.

For more information, please contact:  
Sylvia Hentz, Special Events Programmer
P. 905-332-9888  E:

Valerie Amaral, Special Events Assistant

P. 905-332-9888  E: