Another successful Holdin' Ground Festival has ended for Summer 2014
Photos from the 2014 Holdin' Ground Festival and Klondyke Days >>
The Cultural Foundation Sponsorsa Culture Days each September with the cooperation of the town business community.
Press Realease - Ted Russell Legacy Activity
Kelly Russell and Ray Johnson to Work with High School Students to Create Oral Stories and Recitations
The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation, with financial support from the Provincial Commemorations Program, have organized a Ted Russell Legacy Activity for two Theatre Arts Classes at Ascension Collegiate. The objective of this Activity is to encourage high school students in the writing of recitations and oral stories in the spirit of the works of local native son Ted Russell, a Person of Provincial Significance.
Throughout the month of February, renowned musicians and story tellers, Kelly Russell, Ted Russell's son, and Ray Johnson of "Buddy Wasisname & The Other Fellers" will work with students to help them create stories with characters, situations and issues reflecting traditional lifestyles and values. By the end of the month, it is not only hoped that the students will have a number of new pieces to present, but there will be a renewed interest in this art form.
Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation
The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation is very thankful to Heritage Canada for funding the "Holdin' Ground Festival" for 2012 through Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage.
June 8th, 2011 - The BRCF is very pleased that the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has recognized Ted Russell, who was born in Coley's Point and who was nominated by the Foundation, as a Person of Provincial Significance. Website descibing Ted Russell's contribution > >