A History of Fort Townshend


Date: Jun 21
11:00 am - 11:20 am
Where: Courtyard
Cost: Included With Admission
Tour

The site we're standing on has been occupied since 1778 when the British built Fort Townshend to secure St. John's harbour against their enemies. Learn about the military history of this site and find out how The Rooms came to be built here.

Events & Programs

12:00 pm
We love our food and we want to share it with you. Taste a Jam Jam, have a 'kiss', down a mussel, or brave bologna. Look for our volunteers handing out these traditional ...
3:00 pm
We love our food and we want to share it with you. Taste a Jam Jam, have a 'kiss', down a mussel, or brave bologna. Look for our volunteers handing out these traditional ...
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us for daily showings of the films katatjanik utippalianinga (The Return of Throat Singing), Handcrafted Hopedale, and Home: Stories of Newcomers to Newfoundland ...
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Tour
You could say Newfoundland and Labrador exists because of cod fish. So many cod that at one time that you could literally dip your bucket over the side of your boat and ...
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Tour
Beyond Bone is the first mid-career retrospective by renowned sculptor Billy Gauthier. An artist and activist of Inuit and Metis ancestry, Gauthier's inspiration comes ...
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Music
From fiddle to accordion, from harp to vocals, come and check out our amazing local talent as they fill The Rooms with music and song from our province's rich musical ...
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Drop by for a fun drawing exercise. Make a postcard and mail it to your family and friends! Blind contour is a fast and fun drawing exercise that is used widely by artists to ...
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Experience what makes the people and this place so unique.

MUSIC: When we are not talking, we are singing. And dancing. And having a time. Learn why ...