NEWS New Ross Bay Society Board Elected at Annual General Meeting. The Annual General Meeting of the Ross Bay Villa Society was held at Ross Bay Villa on Saturday June 27, 2015 at 12:00 noon. The following Directors were re-elected to the Board: Simone Vogel-Horridge; Davyd McMinn; Nick Russell; Mike Hewison; Colleen Wilson; Stuart Stark; and […]
NEWS The Grand Garden Party! You are Invited to A Grand Garden Party! Sunday Afternoon July 19th from 1 – 5pm The Roscoes Celebrate Confederation Day! (The day B.C. joined Canada) Tea in the Garden! Tours of the Villa! Ad from British Colonist, 1871 In the Summer of our 150th year, The Ross Bay Villa […]
“A Visit with Sir John A. Macdonald” This hour long musical-theatrical event was held on Sunday afternoon, May 3, 2015. An audience of about 80 people enjoyed the presentation by the Salon Theatre Company of Kingston Ontario. Thank you to all those who visited on this great day!
For our full, year long, schedule of tours, lectures, exhibits and events, please see our ‘EVENTS’ section in the green bar, above. Thank you!
Be A Tourist in Your Own Hometown! Ross Bay Villa Historic House Museum welcomed over 100 visitors at the Open House held on Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 from 1-4 p.m. This event was held in association with the annual ‘Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown’ event, organized by Attractions Victoria. The weather was […]
See our ‘Welcome’ page for the current progress of the Campaign! The Ross Bay Villa Society has been given the opportunity to buy Ross Bay Villa to ensure its future preservation. We have to raise $130,000 to pay off the mortgage and transfer ownership – from the Land Conservancy who are in financial difficulties – […]
The summer General Meeting of the Ross Bay Villa Society – for members and volunteers – was held at Ross Bay Villa on August 23, at noon. A short business meeting was held, where Simone Vogel-Horridge, the president, reported on progress since the AGM in March. Membership is up to 80; and Charitable Status has […]
What an achievement! Did you know that Ross Bay Villa has been nominated to be chosen as one of B.C.’s 100 Best Buildings? Earlier this year, the Architecture Foundation of B.C. (AFBC) launched its “B.C.’s 100 Best Buildings” Contest as part of the celebrations to mark the 100th year of the Architectural Profession in B.C. […]
The Old Cemeteries Society is honouring Peter Leech, who was a member of the Royal Engineers. Sunday, July 13th, 2014 12:30 pm to 3:30pm Ross Bay Villa – 1490 Fairfield Road The British Columbia Historical Association erected this most impressive cairn at Leechtown in 1928, using the stones from the ruins of the fireplace and […]
Private Event The Ross Bay Villa Society is pleased to welcome the Members, Volunteers and Guests of the Victoria Heritage Foundation to Ross Bay Villa for their Annual General Meeting and Summer Garden Party. Tuesday June 24th, 2014 6:00 pm to 8:30pm