Curious about Cumberland’s past? Take a walking tour and delve into the unique history and folklore of the Village!
The Cumberland Museum and Archives is buzzing with activity! If you have had an opportunity to visit us over the summer months, you will have noticed paint flying, archive sorting, artifact photo-taking, and exhibit planning. We look forward to unveiling a number of exciting projects this fall. To help us along the way, we have […]
In early October the Cumberland Museum and Archives partners with the Comox Valley Community Arts Council and the Cumberland Community Forest Society to bring you the Foggy Mountain Fall Fair! Enjoy the Follies Variety Show and live music and performances at the Local Colours stage. Enter the Cumberland Pie of Year Contest for fame and fortune! […]
Visit the Spooooooky Haunted Coal Mine at the Cumberland Museum from Saturday October 25th through till November 1st, (Closed Monday the 27th, and Tuesday the 28th). The Museum is open from 10 am till 5 pm. Admission is by donation.
Gremlins, ghouls, fairies, and ghosts – gather at the CRI ( 2665 Dunsmuir) at 4:00pm for the Trick or Treat Parade, gathering candy from Downtown Businesses, and free hot dogs and juice at the C.R.I.. And don’t forget to visit the Cumberland Museum’s Spooky Haunted Coal Mine!
Cumberland’s annual, magical, mystical, lively winter arts and crafts fair features over 50 vendors and great community vibes!
Join us at the museum with friends, supporters and neighbours for seasonal beverages, tasty treats, door prizes and a bit of music as we celebrate the year we had and preview what we have in store at Cumberland Museum & Archives for 2016.
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!
For over 30 years the Cumberland Museum has played host to workers from across BC, and as far away as the UK, for an annual commemoration of fallen workers. Join us to pay tribute with guest speakers, community events, “songs of the workers”, guided tours, and a special graveside vigil.
As part of the 30th annual Miners’ Memorial Weekend, Nanaimo’s professional theatre company TheatreOne presented a special staged reading of a new play by Michael Stephen on Thursday, June 18 at the Cumberland United Church. The Ginger Goodwin Story chronicles the miner, union organiser and anti-war activist from the time of his arrival on Vancouver Island […]