Month: July 2016

Preview of Gros Morne Theatre Festival’s new play by Bernie Stapleton, Our Fanny

Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador‘s Gros Morne Theatre Festival aims to tell the stories of Newfoundland and Labrador, and now they’re bringing a brand new story to the stage. Written by Bernie Stapleton, Our Fanny tells the story of Frances Cluett from Belleoram, Newfoundland. TNL describes the play as: In 1916, [Fanny] joined the Volunteer Aid Detachment and was shipped… Read More

A Brief History of the Settlement of Bonne Bay

Newfoundland is known for its fisheries, unique culture, and endearing people, and Bonne Bay is no exception. But how did the settlement of the bay we know today begin? Just as many other places in the world, Newfoundland’s west coast is deeply rooted in both English and French tradition. European explorers visited and charted the… Read More