Thank you for joining us at the 2019 Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts. We couldn’t be happier with the turnout and the feedback we’ve been receiving. Our heartfelt thanks go to the writers who traveled across the country to engage with, inspire, challenge, educate and entertain us. It was a very rich few … Continue reading “And that’s a wrap!”
Festival of the Written Arts board member, and podcast producer, Sean Eckford presents highlights and interviews from day 3 of the 2019 festival.
Festival of the Written Arts board member, and podcast producer, Sean Eckford presents highlights and interviews from day 2 of the 2019 festival.
Festival of the Written Arts board member, and podcast producer, Sean Eckford presents highlights and interviews from day 1 of the 2019 festival.
Dr. Brian Goldman in conversation with Vicki Gabereau Sunday, July 7 at 2 p.m. – Festival Pavilion, Sechelt Online ticket sales will be discontinued on www.share-there.c0m at 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 6. Tickets will be available for purchase on Sunday, July 7 at 1 p.m. at the Festival office, 5511 Shorncliffe Avenue, Sechelt. If … Continue reading “Ticket Information – Dr. Brian Goldman Event – Sunday, July 7”
IG Private Wealth Management financial consultants Debbie Mealia and Jim Budd of Mealia Budd & Associates have been the Festival’s Opening Night sponsors for 15 years. “We felt it was a wonderful opportunity to support our community,” says Debbie. “I have a lot of respect for the organization and how it’s run.” She has a … Continue reading “Legacy of Literacy Donor Profile: Debbie Mealia and Jim Budd”
Len Pakulak has been an ardent Festival supporter for over 26 years. He’s done it all, from swinging hammers while building the Festival Pavilion to slinging drinks at the Festival bar; from serving on the Fund Development Committee to establishing the Lynn Pakulak Endowment Fund in memory of his wife, a former Board member. “I … Continue reading “Legacy of Literacy Donor Profile: Len Pakulak”
The Festival was thrilled to receive a grant of $3,000 to support the provision of real-time captioning at the 2019 Festival. Inspired by the work of Festival author Adam Pottle, real-time captioning will enhance the Festival experience for people who are hard of hearing and make possible the inclusion of people who are deaf. This … Continue reading “Thank you, Sunshine Coast Community Foundation”
Who doesn’t love a good news story? Congratulations to the students at Gibsons Elementary School and the adults who supported their vision of a welcoming rainbow crosswalk at the entrance to their school. A special shout out to Robin Stevenson, the author who inspired action. We were proud to bring Robin to the Sunshine Coast … Continue reading “A Good News Story”
It’s been an exciting couple of days at the Festival office. Tickets went on sale at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29. Despite the temporary technical glitches with both the telephone and online systems, our patrons persevered. Here’s where we stand on Friday afternoon, May 31: The events with Terry Fallis and Elizabeth Hay are … Continue reading “Thank you!”