GBHS Upcoming Events 

Wednesday January 24, 2018 – Lantern Ale Re-Launch @ Royal City Brewing Company, 199 Victoria Road South, Guelph

  • Come out and sample the Lantern Ale, a brew in honour of black history month and enjoy music by DJ Rashid.
  • Event is from 7pm to 9pm
  • Free admission. Donations welcome

Saturday February 3, 2018 – Viola Desmond Tribute @ Heritage Hall, 83 Essex Street

  • Black rights activist Viola Desmond, who was jailed for defiantly sitting in the “whites only” section of a Nova Scotia film house, will be the first Canadian woman to be featured on the country’s $10 bill
  • Flex We Talent Theatre company will present “The Viola Desmond Story”
  • Performance by musician Andrew Craig
  • Doors open at 6:30 pm, event starts at 7:00 pm
  • $10 per person

Sunday February 11, 2018 – GBHS, Guelph Jazz Festival and Hope House present a Celebration of Jazz Music @ Royal City Church, 50 Quebec Street

  • Featuring Joni NehRita
  • Doors open at 6:30 pm, event starts at 7:00 pm
  • Tickets $17 in advance, $20 at the door.

Saturday February 17, 2018 – Guelph Spoken Word Poetry Slam @ The eBar, 41 Quebec St.

  • Featuring Up Front From The Roots Dwayne Morgan & Paulina Reid
  • Doors open & sign-up 7:30pm, show starts at 8:00 pm
  • Tickets $10 or PWYC.  All ages.

Friday February 23, 2018 – Fourth Friday @ Guelph Civic Museum, 52 Norfolk Street, Guelph

  • Featuring Brent Rowan’s  Youth Jazz Ensemble
  • Performance starts at 7:00 pm

Saturday February 24, 2018 – Family Drumming Workshop with Funga Drummers @ Heritage Hall, 83 Essex Street

  • Doors open at 1:30 pm, workshop starts at 2:00 pm
  • Tickets $10 per person / $35 for a group of four  (4)
  • Limited seating

Saturday February 25, 2018 Black History Month Celebration @ Waterloo Region Museum, 10 Huron Road, Kitchener

  • Gerima Harvey Fletcher and Jeffrey Cummins will lead a family drumming workshop.
  • Learn about the Underground Railroad Quilt Codes
  • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

*Schedule subject to change

Contact:

If you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact the GBHS via email at:

info@guelphblackheritage.ca or via telephone at (519) 837-2519