Facilities

The Aeolian Hall

The Aeolian is a beautiful and unique location to host your event. Although renowned for its acoustic/live music presentations, the Aeolian is a versatile facility and can host the following types of events:

  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Weddings
  • Fundraisers
  • Conferences
  • Dinner/Theatre
  • Art Exhibits
  • Parties
  • Meetings
  • Dances
  • Musicals
  • Comedy
  • Community Events
  • Readings & Lectures
  • Classes

Seating Chart

Stage Details

  • Raised from the auditorium floor approx. 4 feet
  • The stage is sloped toward the audience behind the proscenium only

 

Hall Details

  • Proscenium arch on stage with wings
  • Steinway “M” piano (1938) reconditioned
  • Yamaha C7 Concert Grand (2007)
  • Backstage entrance staircases at stage right and stage left
  • Green Room below the stage which is accessible from Main Hall and Stage Door Entrance; includes two washrooms, two change rooms, one shower, refrigerator, microwave, kitchen counter with three sinks, chairs, and an eating table
  • Main Floor is flat and has chairs which can be re-configured for various events
  • Lobby area with washrooms
  • Lobby has a kitchen with sinks, fridge, and microwave
  • Elevator access from Dundas Street
  • Wheelchair accessible to hall main floor and balcony
  • 27: 8′ x 2.5′ tables available
  • 23: 2.5′ x 2.5′ tables available

The Aeolian is a fully licensed facility and clients can bring drinks to their seats at both the balcony and main floor levels.

For information on The Aeolian Accessibility Standards for Customer Service please click here.

Maximum Capacity

Main Floor # of People
Full Concert Seating 241
Tables / No Dance Floor 160
Table / Dance Floor 120
Standing Reception 272
Balcony # of People
Theatre Seats 59

House Sound

The Aeolian is known for its superb acoustics and has a wonderful sound system.  For a full list of technical assets, please click here.

 

Aeolian’s House Sound and Lighting Tech: Christoph Hodgins-Babin

Christoph has taught Live Audio and served as technical maintenance technician at the Ontario Institute of Recording Technology (OIART).  For over three decades he worked as a freelance live audio engineer for local production companies and touring bands.  His work has taken him into venues ranging in size from clubs and houses of worship to theatres and arenas.  Each upcoming show is a new delight for Christoph.  He loves cultivating the trust of artists to help them perform at their best.  Christoph is a foundational pillar in the success of Aeolian’s reputation as one of the best venues in Canada.

Your Event

 

What we can do to help you market your event:

Website: Our website gets thousands of hits each month and is continually growing in popularity. The website includes an event page with ticket information and artist web links.

Electronic Newsletter: The Aeolian sends out an electronic newsletter on a weekly basis to help market events. It has approximately 9000 subscribers. This is not a guaranteed service and is not part of your rental fee. Please ensure that you are prepared to send us content for our newsletter including copy and images to expediate our inclusion of your event in the newsletter.

Online Ticket Sales: Online ticket sales reach regional audiences through Vendini.com. Links to this service are provided by our website, email newsletter and print materials. Service charges apply for this service.

Printing Services: We provide poster and ticket printing and distribution services at an additional charge.

Box Office: The Aeolian provides full Box Office services from 10 am till 6 pm Monday to Friday and one hour before showtime. Visa, Mastercard, Debit and cash sales are offered as well as online sales as above. Service charges apply.

Free Listings: The Aeolian may include your event in all free listings we submit, both print and online. This includes London Free Press, The Beat Magazine, Scene, and The London Arts Council website. This is not a guaranteed service and is not part of your rental fee.

Marquee: We may include posters and information about your event throughout our facility; interior and exterior.

Additional Services

Sound and Lighting Tech Services:

Services available at a cost of $30/hour

Includes rental of house sound console, lighting board, and other tech equipment. We highly recommend the use of our Aeolian Hall/Bishop Cronyn Sound/Lighting Technician. Knowledge of the acoustic properties of our spaces and equipment is essential to the success of your event.
Other technicians who wish to use The Aeolian sound console must be approved by management.

Ticket Printing for Outlet Sales, Direct-to-Fan Sales, or Guestlist Access. $0.40/per ticket

Poster printing

Black and White

8.5 x 11: $0.25 /ea
11 x 17: $0.30 /ea

 

Colour

8.5 x 11: $0.45 /ea
11 x 17: $0.90 /ea

Projector and Screen Rental

Includes rental of projector and use of our hanging screen (13ft x 22ft). Flat rate of $40 per session.
 

Coffee Service

Includes: paper cups and stir sticks; cream, milk and sugar; assorted teas.

6-10 Cups: $14.00

30-60 Cups: $60.00

60-100 Cups: $85.00

Prices do not include HST. Amount of cups depend on size of cup.

Recording Sessions

Extra piano tuning:  $130.00

Extra Rental day for recording: $50 /per day

Prices do not include HST.

Bishop Cronyn

Bishop Cronyn Memorial Place has a large performance space at the front of the church. The space is divided into two levels with hardwood floors.

  • Concerts
  • Private Events
  • Rehearsals
  • Recording
  • Theatre
  • Meetings
  • Community Events
  • Dances
  • Classes

Seating Chart

Stage Details

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Hall Details

Large vaulted wood ceiling, church pews, a balcony area, transepts and beautiful stained glass make this space a unique place to hold your event.

 

Capacity

The Church seats approximately 300 people.

House sound

 

Bishop Cronyn House Sound and Lighting Tech:
Christoph Hodgins-Babin

Christoph has taught Live Audio and served as as technical maintenance technician at the Ontario Instituted of Recording Technology (OIART). For over three decades worked as freelance live audio engineer for local production companies and touring bands. His work has taken him into venues ranging in size from clubs and houses of worship to theatres and arenas. Each upcoming show is a new delight for Chirstoph. He loves cultivating the trust of artists to help them perform at their best. Christoph is a foundational pillar in the success of the Aeolian’s reputation as one of the best venues in Canada.

Rent The Aeolian

The Aeolian is a beautiful, unique, award-winning location to host your event.

While particularly renowned for its acoustic/live music presentations, the Aeolian is a versatile facility and can host all sorts of events from weddings and parties to conferences and fundraisers.

Give to Culture

Explore the arts. Support your community. Discover yourself.

The Aeolian relies heavily upon a strong base of community support that benefits many projects and events. All contributions, whether small or large, make a huge difference and will help sustain The Aeolian Musical Arts Association’s mission and future.