Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival 2017 season

Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival 2017 season A mainstay in summer performance in Victoria, the Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival celebrates its 27th season with Macbeth  directed by Kate Rubin and Karen Lee Pickett and Love's Labour's Lost directed by Janet Munsil, and announces a new collaboration in partnership with the Township Community Arts Council (Esquimalt). There is simply something magical about being outdoors, in the … [Read more...]

Impulse Theatre presents The Path on the grounds of The English Inn

With summer comes the opportunity to enjoy theatre outdoors.  This year a group of emerging artists, Impulse Theatre, has arranged with the venerable Victoria landmark, The English Inn, to perform their original work The Path on the stunning lawns of this historic McClure mansion. Formerly know as The Old England Inn and home to a replica of Anne Hathaway’s cottage, the site was an absolute must-visit for any tourist to Victoria in the 1980s … [Read more...]

Esquimalt Centennial Kickoff October 8 2011

For over 20 years, Esquimalt was my home, and Saxe Point my neighbourhood. It's here we raised our family and got involved in local grass roots community building and politics.  We loved the small town feel, and the easy access to beaches, a world class rock climbing face, beautiful parks, a recreation centre, library, town square and shopping plaza. My children went to the region's francophone school École Victor-Brodeur … [Read more...]

I LOVE Esquimalt – Buccaneer Days and more!

I LOVE Esquimalt! Where else can can adults dress up as pirates for the annual Buccaneer Days, and parade around yelling "Arrr matey"! Our family lived in Esquimalt for over 20 years. It was a wonderful place to raise children, with easy access to schools, the recreation centre, library, shopping, parks and beaches. A highlight of our year was always the annual Buccaneer Days - from the early morning "wakey wakey" call shouted through … [Read more...]

Sewage Treatment Educational Forum Thurs May 26th

This came across my desk yesterday: Here's information from the Esquimalt Resident's Association on a Sewage Treatment Educational Forum Thursday May 26th 7-9 pm, at SJ Willis High School Auditorium, 923 Topaz Avenue, Victoria BC. Some background: July 21, 2006 BC Environment Minister Barry Penner first directed the CRD (Capital Regional District) to come up with a plan for sewage treatment. July 21, 2006 to August 25, 2010 CRD … [Read more...]