For 32 years the Cumberland Museum has co-hosted an annual commemoration of fallen workers, highlighting labour history and contemporary labour issues. The three day event welcomes hundreds of attendees from across Western Canada and as far away as the UK including workers and their families, activists, artists, writers, academics, community leaders, musicians and many others. […]
Charles Demers: Marrying The Highly Silly with The Highly Cerebral! Charles Demers is an author and stand-up comedian. His collection of essays, Vancouver Special, was shortlisted for the Hubert Evans BC Book Prize for Non-Fiction. He is also the author of 3 novels. The Prescription Errors, The Horrors: An A to Z of Funny Thoughts […]
The Foggy Mountain Fall Fair and Local Colours ArtsFest serves up a colourful and exciting weekend of music, kids activities, vendors, performances, workshops, artists and tours and its all free to the public! Stay tuned for 2017 dates. 2016 festival details below… The celebration kicks off Friday September 30: Start with a heritage walking tour of […]
Spooooooky Haunted Coal Mine, Trick-or-Treat Parade, and Afterhours Tours!
Cumberland’s annual, magical, mystical, lively winter arts and crafts fair features 60 vendors and great community vibes!
Join in celebrating Cumberland’s unique and storied history as a part of Heritage Week in BC.
International Workers Day and Mayday celebrations happen all over the world – come and experience it Cumberland style with an old fashioned community bean supper features live music, stories from Cumberland’s colourful history, and a tasty plate of working class food!