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SEPT 26, 27, & 28 - 2014
Two events are FREE to the public



Holdin' Gound Festival 2014

Thank you to all our sponsors, including Canadian Heritage and the Town of Bay Roberts.
Thank you to sponsors, to volunteers, and to those who participated in another very successful Summer of Events.

Photos from the Very Sccessful Summer production of
“How’s About A Time?” > >
A Night of Newfoundland Comedy
by Nick Mercer & Kim Wiseman
FEATURING The Mad Rock Theatre Troupe Directed by Michele Gosse Dove
Victoria LOL#3 Museum & Playhouse, Patterson Street,

Bay Roberts 50Plus Club
Interviews with seniors
in the 50 Plus Club Community
about their "holdin' ground"
by Students from Ascension Collegiate, in a variety of formats: video, audio, etc.

The Holdin' Ground Project Website > >
Sponsored by New Horizons, Services Canada, Ascension Collegiate, the 50Plus Club & Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation

Wayside Signs Project
10 New Wayside Signs
August 2012
Describing Significant Places
in Bay Roberts.
Sponsored by Cupids 400 Inc, Town of Bay Roberts, Tourism Committee & Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation

Information Call: Sandra Roach: 683-1195

Thank you to everyone who made this summer such a succes, including volunteers and summer employees.

(l-r)Summer Employees of the Bay Roberts Cultural Fundation - Kayla Petten, Gillian Dawe, Josh McCarthy, Kindra Bowering, Melissa Dawe, with Sandra Roach, General Manager.(far right)

Three very sucessful events were held in August - the First Live Auction and Artisan & Craft Fair at the Bay Arena, the final shows of "How's About a Time" at Victorial LOL #3, and "An Evening with the Gosses" at the Bay Roberts Royal Canadian Legion.

l-r Auctioneers Walter Mercer and Ken Mercer
Thank you to auctioneers Walter Mercer and Ken Mercer who donated their time for the "Live Auction and Aritisan and Craft Fair" at the Bay Arena, and to all the volunteers who worked to make the event a success. In addition, thank you to Carole Spakes, Mike Flynn, and Dianne Trenchard who organized and ran the event - and to everyone who donated items to make this live action and craft sale such a success.

More photos from the "Live Auction and Craft Sale at the Bay Arena. > >

Artisans and Crafters at the Live Acution and Aritisan and Crafts Fair >>

The summer theatre "How's About a Time"was sold out every Tuesday night. Thank you to Michele Gosse Dave, director; and Sonya Goasse, musical director for their work, as well as to all the volunteer cast members, and the summer employees who assisted in the production.

l-r Michele Gosse Dove, Director and Sonya Gosse, Musical Director for "How's About a Time?."

Lynn Strong and Rev. Bill Strong from "Cruse"

Photos from "How's About a Time?" > >

"An Evening with the Gosses" at the Bay Roberts Royal Canadian Legion was also a sold old event. A delicious dinner was provided and served by the Legion and summer sraff of the Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation, and entertainment was provided by Lewis Gosse, Michelle Goase Dove, and Sonya Gosse with friends including Shelley Neville of "Spirit of Newfoundland."

The Gosse Family performing at the Royal Canadian Legion in Bay Roberts
Photos from "An Evening with the Gosses" > >


The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation is offering a grant of $500 to any individual or group interested in developing an event depecting some aspect of NL Culture such as a play, music, poem, or story. For further informaiton Sandra Roach: 683-1195


Congratulations to the two students at Ascension Collegiate were awarded scholarships by the Cultural Foundation:

Christian Morgan was awarded the Bay Roberts Cultual Foundation Scholarship for Drama and Theatre Arts. The scholarship of $200 is for a graduating student with a keen interest in Drama/Theatre Arts.

Michael Kennedy was awarded Bay Roberts Cultual Foundation Scholarship for Newfoundland Studies. The scholarship of $100 is for the student with the highest mark in Newfoundland Studies.



PLEASE CALL: 683-1195



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Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation.     Sandra Roach: General Manager
PO Box 1759, Bay Roberts, NL A0A 1G0 Canada
Telephone: 709-683-1195       Fax: (709) 786-2128