The Cocksure Lads return to Guelph for Oh Canada Concert at Guelph Civic Museum

GUELPH, ON, November 20, 2017: Accomplished Canadian musicians Mike Ford and Murray Foster will perform as The Cocksure Lads at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, November 24 as part of the museum’s Fourth Friday Oh Canada concert series. The Cocksure Lads are a 60s Britpop-inspired band formed by Moxy Früvous bandmates Ford and Foster after two…

Guelph Roll of Honour updates

The names of 31 soldiers who served and died during the first and second World Wars will be added to the Guelph Roll of Honour cenotaph in 2018, decades after making the ultimate sacrifice. In 2014, the City of Guelph received inquiries from community members regarding names of military personnel they considered to be missing…

A week of remembrance with Guelph Museums

GUELPH, ON, November 1, 2017: Guelph Museums will be marking Remembrance Week with activities at McCrae House, the birthplace of Guelph-born doctor, soldier and poet John McCrae, leading up to November 11. Sunday, November 5, visitors to McCrae House will have an opportunity to chat with local veterans and thank them for their service from…

Canadian jazz icon Andrew Craig to play free Oh Canada Concert at Guelph Civic Museum

GUELPH, ON, October 23, 2017: Accomplished Canadian musician Andrew Craig and his newest band, ‘AC and Soul Trio,’ will perform at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, October 27 as part of the Fourth Friday Oh Canada Concert series. With numerous credits in theatre, radio and TV, and proficiency in various music genres including gospel, jazz and…

Eric Story opens annual Military Lecture Series at Guelph Civic Museum

GUELPH, ON, October 11, 2017: Guelph Museums and Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies have announced the first speakers for the 2017-2018 Military Lecture Series at Guelph Civic Museum. The series begins Thursday, October 19 when Eric Story presents ‘The Twin Legacies of War: Indigenous Veterans, Colonialism and Political Activism, 1914-1939’. Story is…

Guelph remembers fallen First World War soldiers through digital memorial

GUELPH, ON, October 5, 2017: Guelph Museums joins 60 other locations across Canada and around the world in presenting The World Remembers, a nationwide commemoration of the First World War. Leading up to Remembrance Day, a digital memorial at McCrae House will display the names of 700,000 people killed in action in 1917, including 20,400…

Celebrate Culture Days with Chew Chew at the Choo Choo

Celebrate Culture Days with Chew Chew at the Choo Choo GUELPH, ON, September 25, 2017 – Locomotive 6167 in downtown Guelph will be the centre of attention Saturday, September 30 with railway-inspired music, food and all-ages activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of locomotive’s arrival in Guelph. Visitors will meet 6167 restoration volunteers and learn…

Canada 150, Guelph 190 continues with new exhibitions at Guelph Civic Museum

Canada 150, Guelph 190 continues with new exhibitions at Guelph Civic Museum GUELPH, ON, September 21, 2017 — Canadian, Eh! A History of the Nation’s Signs and Symbols and Wall of Art: Standing Guard launch at Guelph Civic Museum Friday, September 22 with a reception at 6:30 p.m. Created and circulated by Museum London, Canadian,…