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There's always something happening at Carlton House.

Happy 101st Birthday to Mr. John Hillman!

April 1, 2020

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Born in 1919, in South Wales, UK and now a resident in Oak Bay at Carlton House, John Hillman served with the Royal Air Force in the Second World War, enlisting at 17 and joined the RAF in 1937. As John was isolated from family and his closest friends, we made him King for a […]

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Canadian College of Performing Arts Club 2020

March 20, 2020

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We had a great time attending the Club 2020 fundraiser for the Canadian College of Performing Arts on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The fundraiser was Roaring ‘20s theme, with many attendees getting in the spirit with the 1920’s inspired outfits and accessories. Held at the private Oddfellows Hall, guests were immersed in the 1920’s décor, […]

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13th Annual Young Exceptional Stars (YES) Awards

March 17, 2020

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Carlton House of Oak Bay was proud to participate in honouring the nominees and winners of the 13th Annual Young Exceptional Star (YES) Awards on February 27, 2020. The YES awards recognize the accomplishments of students grade 6 and up in the Oak Bay area who have distinguished themselves in areas such as volunteerism, arts, […]

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It Was a Hot Night Of Jazz at Carlton House

February 26, 2020

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Local ‘CanUS’ band members gave us Swing, Ragtime, Dixieland and the Blues! Band leader Toni Blodgett combined her great vocals with world class musicians bringing everyone to their feet, ending a dance filled evening with a conga line singing ‘When the Saints Go Marching In’. CanUS can be heard regularly at Hermann’s Jazz Club when […]

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