Tag Archive: folklore

Nov 21

The Hazel Pearl

On Tuesday afternoon the Heritage Foundation and the Champney’s West Heritage Group Inc. launched the booklet The Story of the Spar: An Oral History of the Hazel Pearl. The booklet launch took place in the Ella Freeman Heritage House in Champney’s West, Bonavista Peninsula. There were twenty community members who came out for the launch …

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Nov 14

Booklet Launch – The Story of the Spar: An Oral History of the Hazel Pearl

The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Champney’s West Heritage Group Inc. invite you to the official public launch of our new booklet: The Story of the Spar: An Oral History of the Hazel Pearl   Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 3:00 pm Free Admission Ella Freeman Heritage House, Champney’s West, Bonavista Peninsula “The …

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Aug 04

Walking Sticks and Wood Spirits – yours with a donation

Everett Piercey has generously donated carved walking sticks and carved wood spirits in support of our fundraising. While quantities last, a minimum donation of $100 will receive a carved walking stick; a minimum donation of $50 will receive a carved wood spirit.  You can make a donation using the Donate button on our website at:  …

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Aug 04

More memories of Champney’s West

Please check out this lovely interview with Roy Hiscock http://doodledaddle.blogspot.ca/2015/07/roy-hiscock-of-champneys-west-weekly.html Again thanks to the  Intangible Cultural Heritage, Folklore and Oral History team for carrying out these interviews – look out for more over the next few weeks  

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Jun 08

Saving Our Stories – An introduction to Community Oral History in Port Union

Saving Our Stories – An Introduction to Community Oral History with folklorist Dale Jarvis. A free workshop organized by the Sir William F Coaker Heritage Foundation, Champney’s West Heritage Group, and the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. This workshop is open to anyone with an interest in local history, culture and folklore. It is intended …

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