Colborne Lodge Celebrates Charles Dickens' Visit To Toronto


On May 5th, in celebration of Charles Dickens’ visit to Toronto in May, 1842, the City Museums’ Volunteer Historic Cooks will be demonstrating the preparations for a Dickensian dinner in the Lodge’s historic kitchen.  Visitors will be offered a serving a “Oliver Twist” gruel.  From 12 – 5 p.m., free with general admission.

High quality reproductions of the above 1854 lithograph of Toronto Harbour will also be on sale.  In this bird’s-eye view looking west along Front Street, Toronto’s original City Hall (1845-1899) can be seen amongst the bustling harbour and business centre. The mounted reproduction measures 22″H x 32″W and sells for $20 including HST.

Colborne Lodge is located at the south end of High Park on Colborne Lodge Drive. Limited free parking.

For more information Contact:

Colborne Lodge, Toronto Cultural Services
Phone: 416-392-6916
Fax: 416-392-0375


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