Emancipation Playlist


Listen to artists who have played at the Emancipation Festival Showcase:

Stand By Me
At Last
Do it Now
Halleluja, I Love You


Black History Event - Program 2015


8:30-9:00        Doors open with coffee and muffins
9:00-9:30        Open remarks, housekeeping and special guests
9:30-9:45        Inspiration for today: “Harriet Tubman”-Follow the Drinking Gourd
9:45-10:30      Introducing Bonita Johnson de-Matteis.  Black family history that has 
  inspired the creation of her children’s story books.
10:30-10:45    Coffee break and Marketplace
10:45-11:30    Introducing Lisa McAllister - her Underground Railway Quilt and  its creation.
11:30-11:45    Introducing author Rob Rolfe and readings from his publication.
11:45-12:00    Salute to Les MacKinnon, Grey County’s investigative researcher into all  things Black history.                          
12:00-12:45    Lunch break and Marketplace
1:00-2:30        Introducing author Peter Meyler - editor of a revised edition of “Broken  Shackles”, a memoir of yesteryear.
2:45                 Release of Northern Terminus: The African Canadian History Journal.
                         Vol. 12 and previous volumes are available for sale.    
Registration Application