The Halifax Explosion: Stories from the Eastern Shore
12 pm - 1 pm Multipurpose Room
Opening Workshop: The Halifax Explosion--Eastern Shore
Join us in an opening ceremony for the Eastern Shore Halifax Explosion event to create peace and reconciliation in the face of trauma and war. This is a movement experience for anyone, regardless of mobility or age. Together, we will launch the day of remembrance with music and movement.
Main Performance Room: Afternoon Events between 1 and 4:30 pm
1 pm: Opening Ceremony and Guest Speaker
2 pm: Filmmaker John Versteege' s documentary "Thunder In The Sky"
3 pm : Story Teller Cindy Campbell-Stone, The Story of Margaret Ellen Munro and two short stories
Main Performance Room: Evening Events between 7:30 and 10:00 pm
7:15 to 8 pm Subtitled Silent Movies; Short Videos, Family Stories Collected From The Shore 7:15 to 8 pm
8 PM - 9 PM Concert: Host Jim Reid
Featuring Shore Vocalz Youth Choir, Colin Cameron & Gregory Hughes (Westerness), Alastair MacDonald, Coastal Voices, John Verlinden, Cindy Campbell-Stone, Karen Schlick & Gary Griffin, Adrien Blanchette.
In Our Art Gallery:
Afternoon between 12:00 and 4:30 pm, Evening 7:00 to 8:00 (closed during concert)
1) Dartmouth Explosion Aftermath Display (partial) courtesy of Evergreen Museum
2) Subtitled Silent Movies; Short Videos, Family Stories Collected From The Shore
3) Photographs & Stories of families affected by Explosion collected from The Shore
4) Narratives in Time & Space: Dartmouth Walks Through the Debris Field Halifax Harbour Explosion
Refreshments will be available from our kitchen throughout the day.
War Cake/Coffee served between performances