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Events and Activities

Upcoming Events In The Carriage House

Beaconsfield Historic House Open for Tours
2 Kent Street


Public Lecture

Rudy Croken Lecture
April 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

Beaconsfield  presents Rudy Croken, author of “Ban the Automobile: Instrument of Death”, in a talk about the banning of this "Terror Wagon" in 1908, until it was granted freedom of Island roads in 1919. Why were over 90% of Islanders against the automobile? Why was Prince Edward Island the only province or state in the world to totally ban the automobile? 

Admission by donation. Refreshments will be served.


Piano Recital

Nicholas Clarke Piano Recital
April 23rd, 7:30 p.m.

Beaconsfield Heritage Social Dance Classes at Carriage House

New dancers are welcome for this Spring's Heritage Social Dance classes at Beaconsfield.  Dancing will begin on Wednesday March 6, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Beaconsfield Carriage House in Charlottetown located on West Street, behind Beaconsfield Historic House, 2 Kent Street.  No previous dance experience is needed, and a partner is not required.
The social dances that are learned are from several historical set dancing traditions – Scottish country, English country, quadrilles, and round dances. The dance evenings will include focus on basic steps and formations as they occur in simple dances. There will also be more complex dances and formations for experienced dancers. A dance party on Friday, May 25 will feature a program of favourite dances from the Spring classes.
For further information or to register, contact Karen Beauregard at or  telephone (902) 569-5877 or Christine Scott at or telephone (902) 724-2278.


Nature PEI

Nature PEI's monthly meeting will be held April 3rd at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend!



Beaconsfield Bookstore
     & Gift Shoppe      

              Visit our gift shop featuring Island books, magazines,
pottery, and handmade soaps

For more information about Beaconsfield Historic House or events in the Carriage House, please call 902-368-6603 or email