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Craigdarroch Castle in 21 Treasures

Victoria, BC – Join Craigdarroch Castle for the virtual launch of Moira Dann’s new book Craigdarroch Castle in 21 Treasures on Thursday April 22 a...

Plans Underway to Restore Dunsmuir Era Kitchen

Plans Underway to Restore Dunsmuir Era Kitchen

Press release - March 1, 2021 Craigdarroch Castle Receives Heritage Infrastructure Funding Craigdarroch Castle has received $288,000 in heritage in...

One Year Ago: Conservation on the Tower

One Year Ago: Conservation on the Tower

Masonry Conservation – Excerpts from restoration manager Frank Tosczak’s reports Work on the tower masonry started early in 2020 before the pandemi...

Victorian Women and Parlour Art – Taxidermy (Part Three)

Victorian Women and Parlour Art – Taxidermy (Part Three)

Victorian Women and Parlour Art – Taxidermy (Part Three)By Eliane Pineault-B.Like waxwork and hair work, taxidermy was another popular technique us...

Victorian Women and Parlour Art – Hair Work (Part Two)

Victorian Women and Parlour Art – Hair Work (Part Two)

Victorian Women and Parlour Art – Hair Work (Part Two) By Eliane Pineault-B. As seen in part one of this series, many middle and upper-class women...

Victorian Women and Parlour Art – Waxwork (Part One)

Victorian Women and Parlour Art – Waxwork (Part One)

Victorian Women and Parlour Art – Waxwork (Part One) By Eliane Pineault-B. The Industrial Revolution resulted in many changes in the every day liv...

Mauchline Ware – The Scottish Souvenirs

Mauchline Ware – The Scottish Souvenirs

Mauchline Ware – The Scottish Souvenirs By Eliane Pineault-B. [Fig. 1] Pincushion. Wood, silk & velvet, 4 x 6.5 cm. Craigdarroch Castle 2008....

Thank You Volunteers!

Thank You Volunteers!

The National Volunteer Week campaign first began in Canada in September 1943 to raise awareness of the contributions that women made on the home front. 

Colouring isn't just for kids!

Colouring isn't just for kids!

Why not take a break from the news, and spend a few minutes relaxing and unwinding with the latest digital installment of the Craigdarroch Castle c...

Hello from the Craigdarroch Castle  Clan

Hello from the Craigdarroch Castle  Clan

Are you looking for ways to entertain the little ones? Well, we want to help keep them occupied while we are all 'stuck' inside.

Holiday Shopping Event

Holiday Shopping Event

Join us for a night of music, artisan food and beverage sampling, unique gifts for the season and 10% beautiful decorations for the home.

La Riche Canadienne’ - The Music of Elinor Dunsmuir

La Riche Canadienne’ - The Music of Elinor Dunsmuir

The CD, La Riche Canadienne: The Music of Elinor Dunsmuir (1887-1938) features 30 tracks, a mix of music for voice and piano and chamber music for piano and strings.