Upcoming Walking Tours & Events


2019 Event # 1
The Yukon Telegraph Trail
Sunday January 13, 2019
A Vancouver Postcard Club meeting, open to the public

Jolene Castillou Cumming presents an illustrated talk with over 50 rare postcards and photographs from her grandfather, Judge Henry Castillou’s, collection. It features early 1900 images of the named and numbered telegraph & refuge cabins (including interiors), telegraph operators and linemen, bridges, activities on the trail, landscapes and animals.
Hastings Community Centre
3096 E. Hastings St., Vancouver, BC.

Doors open at 11:30 am for trading, with the presentation beginning shortly after noon, and proceedings wrapping up by 2 pm.
FREE: All interested in postcards and our local and national history are welcome to attend.

2019 Event # 2
West End Newspaperwomen and Journalists
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
4:30 to 6:00, story telling from 4:45-5:45
Tales From the West End series
This month historian and researcher, Jolene Castillou Cumming, is our featured storyteller. Jolene will present the illustrated talk West End Newspaperwomen and Journalists. Over a dozen women’s stories from the first half of the 1900’s and featuring rare historical photographs.
JJ Bean Cafe, 1209 Bidwell (Bidwell & Davie)
Free, complimentary coffee and tea thanks to JJ Bean



Tours depart from various locations & have various starting times.
All tickets are $10 cash (exact change is helpful). Many tours have a sliding scale, so check individual announcements. Part proceeds go to the Stanley Park Ecology Society.  Allow extra time for tour registration, traffic, parking and the bus. Tours run rain or shine. Please wear appropriate clothing & footwear as we may be walking on grass, trails and some uneven ground at times. All tours feature rare historical photographs.
Tours are presented by historical interpreter Jolene Castillou Cumming. 2018 marks Jolene’s 15th anniversary of presenting Stanley Park & Vancouver historical walking tours and events.
*Tours may be subject to change. Please check this site regularly.
Here’s a link to a Stanley Park Map