Month: July 2015

July 29, 2015

Marilyn Kerr

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We have lost a friend and festival volunteer. Marilyn Kerr passed away suddenly yesterday, July 28th. Marilyn was a close neighbour of Stephanie Ford Forester who shares some of her memories below. Marilyn took on a number of different roles for the festival, often doing what she referred to as “those dog’s body” jobs, like Continue Reading –>

July 17, 2015

A Thank You from the Festival Director

Hello everyone, I can’t begin to tell you how pleased I am with how well we all pulled together to bring yet another successful literary festival to Lakefield. The authors and hosts were relaxed and smiling and the sun shone without the usual heat and humidity. We have many long-standing volunteers, but also many new Continue Reading –>

July 9, 2015

Arctic Arctic Everywhere!


Canadian Canoe Museum members News Arctic Arctic Everywhere! Museum Staff on the Road On July 10th at 8pm, James Raffan the Museum’s Director of Development, opens the Lakefield Literary Festival at the Bryan Jones Theatre at Lakefield College. James will be talking about his new book, Circling the Midnight Sun and Shelley Wright will be Continue Reading –>

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