INTERVIEW: Garratt outlines 45th Season

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CTV Kitchener’s Rosie Del Campo sits down with Blyth Festival Artistic Director Gil Garratt to talk about the 45th Season, which brings two world premieres, a remount of a delicious favourite, and a return of two popular playwrights. Listen here.

Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb acknowledges Blyth Festival

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OTTAWA – MP Ben Lobb stood up in the House of Commons on May 1 to recognize the work of the Blyth Festival.  His comments come while The Pigeon King is on stage at the National Arts Centre. Watch his comments here: https://www.facebook.com/BenLobbMP/videos/338636050122422/UzpfSTI2Mjk5MTU4OTE4ODoxMDE1NzI3NDg3MTM5OTE4OQ/

High school artists’ exhibition in Blyth

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Photo cutline: Watercolour by Alexandra Beehler, Grade 12, Stratford Northwestern The Blyth Festival Art Gallery’s Student Show 2019 will kick off the Gallery’s 44th season of exhibitions. Beginning Monday, May 6, this annual celebration of student creativity will feature the best work by students in Grades 9 to 12 in Huron and Perth County secondary school art programs. Visitors can …

BLOG: A proud moment representing village of Blyth in the nation’s capital

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Photo cutline: At left, Blyth Festival General Manager Rachael King poses in front of a cutout from The Pigeon King in the lobby of the National Arts Centre on opening night. Our administration staff were in two places at once recently. One of us was at the Legion in Goderich, accepting an award on behalf of the Blyth Festival for …

You’re invited to The Pigeon King CD Release Party

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Blyth Festival Artistic Director Gil Garratt, who is also co-creator of The Pigeon King, was guest of Country 104.9’s morning host Matt Hussey today. They talked about The Pigeon King CD Release Party at Blyth Memorial Community Hall on Thursday, April 18, followed by a live performance of Coo Those Blues by co-creators J.D. Nicholsen, Rebecca Auerbach and Birgitte Solem. …

Blyth Festival Art Gallery unveils 2019 schedule

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The Blyth Festival Art Gallery celebrates its 44th year by continuing to present high quality artwork to Huron County residents as well as to visiting theatre-goers. There will be five exhibitions over a season that now runs from May to September. The annual Student Show will feature amazing artwork from talented students in the Perth and Huron County secondary schools. …

There are sunny days beyond this ice storm warning

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We’re waiting for the weather that’s forecast for today: Snow and ice pellets, turning to freezing ice, turning to rain. Again. Some days, the roads into Blyth have been near-impassable with visibility at an all-time low due to winds that indiscriminately whip the snow across farmers’ fields and roadways. There are times when the only traffic seems to be the …