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Thursday, June 7, 2018
Last week with the announcement of the nominations for the 2018 Dora Mavor Moore Awards for Toronto theatre, a number of Blyth Festival alumni found themselves up for awards.
Thursday, June 7, 2018
The Pigeon King truly is the Blyth Festival at its best. The show showcases much of the Festival s greatest achievements in the world of Canadian theatre all in one show.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
As part of its official relaunch earlier this month, the Taste of Huron hosted two special tours last week showing off some of the best food in the county.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Renowned musician Tommy Hunter, known as Canada s Country Gentleman , was in Blyth Saturday night as he was honoured by the Barn Dance Society with its Pioneer Award.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Part II Bistro in Blyth has continued its long-standing tradition of excellence with another set of TripAdvisor awards.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
This weekend, the Blyth and District Community Centre will host the 21st annual Barn Dance Jamboree and Campout. The event will span four days and include a bluegrass show, the Barn Dance stage show and a Gospel show
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Lisa Harper is entering her fifth season as the Audience Services Manager at the Blyth Festival and the Blyth resident who grew up in Huron and Bruce Counties says she really feels like the village and the theatre are where she is meant to be.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The theme of last week s rebranding of the Walton Raceway was local synergy, owner Brett Lee explained at the special re-launch event held on May 15.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
The gripping, smash-hit, countrified romp The Pigeon King, based on the outrageous true tale of Arlan Galbraith, the self-proclaimed Pigeon King convicted of fraud in a Waterloo court and sentenced to seven years for his Pigeon Ponzi scheme
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The Citizen presents its annual look at the people behind the productions at the Blyth Festival. From the volunteers to the Artistic Director and the writers to the actors, theatregoers can find interesting stories about everyone involved in the Festival.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Gil Garratt and Rachael King of the Blyth Festival are back from the annual Professional Association of Canadian Theatres (PACT) conference in Ottawa invigorated and encouraged.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Shayna Hunking, left, and Elianne Kruegar sang a duet as part of the The Village Café Talent Show last Friday evening at the Londesborough Community Hall. They were among a number of acts who performed that night
Friday, May 18, 2018
Last week s Blyth Festival used book sale raised more than $7,000 for the theatre group, making the 40th annual iteration of the event a success.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Last week, The Hullett Central Public School Advisory Council s (SAC) carnival fundraiser raised a total of $14,500, which will help install new playground equipment at the school by the end of this month.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Convicted fraudster Arlan Galbraith is the main character of The Pigeon King play that premiered at the Blyth Festival last season. However, as the theatre prepares for a remount of the hit play, the actor who plays Galbraith says...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
The Blyth Centre for the Arts Blyth Festival Art Gallery kicked off its 2018 season May 3 with the opening of the Student Show which will run until May 25.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
While the Blyth Festival has made an effort to attract youth through its Young Company program for years, in 2018 the Festival will aim for an even younger audience with a new drama camp program.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Organizers hope that last week s special Syrian dinner and documentary film night at Memorial Hall will be the start of something big in Blyth.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
The Blyth Festival Young Company is spreading a wide net this year in its search for artists, looking for anyone with an interest in any discipline of art.
Thursday, May 3, 2018
The Huron Arts and Heritage Network handed out its annual Cultural Awards on Friday night at Memorial Hall and a number of local projects and people were honoured.
Friday, April 27, 2018
The collective group of playwrights behind this year s world Blyth Festival premiere Wing Night at the Boot, recently finished their second week of research into the production and are finding plenty of inspiration for the play.
Friday, April 27, 2018
The Blyth Festival Singers took to the Memorial Hall stage on Sunday for their spring offering, May There Always Be Sunshine . The concert, perhaps ironically, was postponed on April 14 due to a massive ice storm that shut down much of Huron County.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
When it comes to putting on a play, Blyth s Duncan McGregor, the driving force behind the recently-finished production of A Bunch of Munsch at the Blyth Festival, says the community is fertile ground.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Brussels-area farmer Peter Albers will be leaving the sidelines behind and hitting the dance floor of Victim Services of Huron County s Dancing with the Stars fundraiser this year.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Veteran Les Cook and newcomer Julie Sawchuk are preparing to take part in this fall s Dancing with the Stars fundraiser for Victim Services of Huron County and it has not always been easy.
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