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Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Join local Conservation Engineer John Dam as he takes us through the countryside of historic South West England. John spent a year studying heritage conservation at the University of Bath and has an excellent knowledge …

Touring the Built Heritage of SW England Read More »

Craigflower Schoolhouse
7:30 pm
PROGRAMME  In Search of Woo: Monkey, Muse, Mystery Grant Hayter-Menzies  In 1923 Emily Carr went to a Victoria Pet Store and bought a young Javanese macaque. For the next fteen years, the monkey, named Woo, …

In Nature’s Realm. Early Naturalists Explore Vancouver Island, with Michael Layland Read More »

James Bay New Horizons Centre
5:04 pm
Early colonial settlement in Victoria corresponded with the popularity of Charles Dickens, and the beginning of many modern English Christmas traditions. Kate shows how these cultural threads affected Victoria and how D.W. Higgins, of the …

Dickens, Higgins, and Victorian Chrismas with Kate Humble Read More »

Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Heritage Consultant and author, Helen Edwards will present “Pro Hockey in Victoria; The Teams, The Players, and The Buildings. Covering over 100 years of Canada’s most popular sport, Helen has created the definitive narrative of …

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Craigflower Schoolhouse
Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Please join us as Heritage Consultant and Author Helen Edwards presents ” Pro Hockey in Victoria; The Teams, The Players The Buildings”, revealing the details of Canada’s favorite sport and it’s beginnings in Victoria. Helen …

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Craigflower Schoolhouse
7:30 pm
From his base at Spences Bridge, James Teit (1864- 1922) spent four decades helping BC’s Indigenous people challenge the settler-colonial assault on their lives and lands. This talk highlights his remarkable anthropological and political activist …

James Teit and the Politics of Indigenous Resistance in early 20th C. BC with Wendy Wickwire Read More »

James Bay New Horizons Centre