Upcoming Walking Tours & Events

TOURS & EVENTS 2017 CALENDAR

OCTOBER IS WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH
The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage in British Columbia
Thursday October 12, 2017
7:00pm   doors 6:30pm
City of Vancouver Archives
1150 Chestnut St at Vanier Park on Kits Point
FREE, open to the public, drop-in only
Limited seating
http://www.sfu.ca/gsws/community-outreach/events/upcoming-events.html

Featuring 3 Panelist:
Lara Campbell (GSWS professor, SFU and author of Human Rights and the Struggle for Democracy: The History of the Women’s Suffrage Movement in British Columbia).
TOPIC: Class and Militancy in Vancouver and Victoria

Sherry Edmunds-Flett (Doctoral Candidate, SFU and Community Activist).
TOPIC: Black Women, Suffrage, and Social Reform in Vancouver and Victoria

Veronica Strong-Boag (Professor Emerita, UBC and Women Suffrage and Beyond website: womensuffrage.org).
TOPIC: Where was Democracy? The Struggle for Suffrage

Hosted by the City of Vancouver Archives
Co-sponsored by Café Minerva and Dept. of Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (SFU)

 

Check back later for more information on upcoming events

** Early March – the Annual Pauline Johnson Tekahionwake Stanley Park Historical Walking Tour

GENERAL TOUR INFORMATION

HISTORICAL WALKING TOURS
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. 2017 marks Jolene’s 14th anniversary of presenting Stanley Park 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

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