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Jim Pittman Awards — Apply Here

The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society 2016 Jim Pittman Music Scholarship Program The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society is pleased to celebrate folklore and music traditions of Lunenburg County and promote heritage education through the Jim Pittman Music Scholarship Program. In 2016, the program will provide payment of up to $300 for one term (approximately ...

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Folk Harbour to Reduce Concert Ticket Prices

In an effort to reduce the barriers to new audience members, and as a way of recognizing the long-standing support from our regular subscribers, the Board of the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society has decided to reduce its prices for non-Festival concerts, beginning in January 2016.  Except for the annual fund ...

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Folk Harbour Thanks Sheila, Tom and HB Studios

At the final concert to be held at the Pearl Theatre in Lunenburg, the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society thanked Sheila and Tom Sheppard for their 13 years as volunteer manager and lighting technician for the Pearl Theatre, a venue that has seen many popular musicians play in the Folk Harbour ...

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Ron Hynes, Folk Harbour Alumnus, Dead at 64

Ron Hynes, the Man of a Thousand Songs and the creator of "Sonny's Dream" has left us and we are poorer for it.  Ron was diagnosed with throat cancer just before his expected visit to the Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival in 2012.  He was warmly welcomed 2 years later when ...

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Huffington Post Says It Best

This year, LFHS played host to reporter Sharon King Hoge of the Huffington Post, and her coverage of the Festival was comprehensive and very complimentary.  Link to the article here for a really good overview of what the Festival tries to accomplish every year, and to some good photos of our ...

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Take the Festival Survey

If you missed the Festival Survey during the 4 days, you may want to still give us your feedback.  This will undoubtedly help us improve for next year, and it also provides good motivation to our hard workers who like to hear from you when you liked something and even ...

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Food Concessions/Mainstage Box Office to Open Early

Based on the success of last year's trial run, the Box Office at Mainstage will open at 5:30 each evening of the Festival so that you can pick up supper at the various food concessions starting at that time. (Various sponsor restaurants will be open at their home locations.) What can you ...

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Stan Carew Dead at 64

Read the CBC news release>>

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Crowd Funding To Improve Seating

WE DID IT!! With two days to go, we exceeded our goal of $6000 The Marketing committee of Folk Harbour has jut completed a crowd funding campaign through Indiegogo (check out the site and video here>>) to help us improve the viewing experience for our visitors to the 30th Annual Lunenburg ...

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Two Students Join LFHS Staff for the Summer

The Lunenburg Folk Harbour Society welcomes Emilie Gatchell and Sam Foran, two university students who have joined our office staff for the summer. Administrative Assistant Emilie Gatchell is a third year Bachelor of Commerce student at Mount Allison University. The twenty-year old from Bridgewater has taken singing lessons for eight years, ...

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