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Loreena McKennitt in Concert September 30/22

Canadian singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer, Loreena McKennitt, after a three-year hiatus from touring, is gearing up to hit the road again.  She begins a tour of eight cities in Ontario and Quebec from September 30 to October 11, 2022. Aptly named The Visit Revisited, the tour commemorates the 30th Anniversary of her Juno Award-winning album, […]

A bit about Colm Feore

Who is your favourite actor at the Stratford Festival?? One of my favourite actors at the Stratford Festival is Colm Feore. He has made Stratford his home for the last 13 years,  with his wife, Donna Feore, a marvellous choreographer, and his three children. As well as being a long-time principal actor at the Festival […]

Culture Cabs in Stratford

Update: Regrettably, the Culture Cabs free rides have come to an end.  Perhaps next year???? Wow!  Free taxi cab rides to and from cultural events in Stratford, Ontario!  Who doesn’t  love that idea? The Culture Cab project provides free cab rides to and from Stratford Perth Museum, all Stratford Festival theatres plus Festival Warehouse and […]

Justin Bieber

Are you a Justin Bieber fan?? Stratford is the place where rock star Justin Bieber was born, grew up, and was “discovered”, busking on the steps of the Avon Theatre downtown. If you’re a fan, you have to go to the Stratford Perth County Museum, which is home to one of the most iconic collections […]

Stratford Perth County Museum

Are you a history buff? The Stratford Perth County Museum will be the perfect place for you to explore.  Just on the western edge of town, the Stratford Perth County Museum is located on seven acres of rural property. It houses a curated collection of over 20,000 artifacts celebrating the rich history of Perth County. […]

The Gardens of Stratford

Do you have a green thumb? Visit the Gardens of Stratford!  One of my absolute favourite things to do is to take a stroll in one of the beautiful Gardens of Stratford. The most splendid of these are the Shakespearean Gardens. the Arthur Meighen Gardens at the Festival Theatre, and the Ophelia Lazaridis Garden at […]

Art Galleries in Stratford

There are a number of Art Galleries in Stratford – with a variety of styles of art works! Gallery Stratford is one of Ontario’s longest operating public art galleries, and is a significant contributor to the cultural heart of South-western Ontario. It’s a wonderful art gallery located a short five minute drive from both downtown […]

The Stratford Festival

Do you want to know about the Stratford Festival ? The Stratford Festival started back in 1952 by journalist, Tom Patterson, and has become world-renown for its repertory theatre, the largest in North America. The first season of the Stratford Festival began in July 1953 with a performance of Richard III and All’s Well That Ends Well […]

Farmers Markets in Stratford and Perth County

One of the oldest markets in Ontario, the Stratford Farmers’ Market has been in operation continuously since 1855. Travel just around the corner and up the road from the Mornington Rose to the Stratford Agri-plex in the Stratford Rotary Complex to shop for local eats and treats. The Farmers Market runs every Saturday from 7:00 […]

Stratford, Ontario – Beginnings and Now

Every year thousands of people visit from all over the world to watch incredible theatre productions with some of the best talent in the world at the Stratford Festival in beautiful Stratford, Ontario. Names such as Christopher Plummer, William Shatner (long before Star Trek), Maggie Smith, Brian Denehey, Tyrone Guthrie, and Colm Feore are only […]