Upcoming Events

The Movies of Joseph J. Jackson, c. 1933-1947

When: October 15, 2017, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Where: Newcombe Conference Hall, Royal BC Museum, Victoria

Cost: $5 for non-members

Retired archivist and BC film historian Dennis J. Duffy will present a talk based on home movie footage by Joseph J. Jackson, a remarkable amateur photographer who worked in the Stikine-Cassiar district and Cocquihalla area in the 1930s and 1940s. Dennis will be talking about “Mr. Jackson’s interesting life and career” and providing “colour commentary” on a selection of “black-and-white (silent) films.” Dennis has given a talk to the Friends in the past on BC travelogues and films. His forthcoming presentation will follow our annual general meeting.

“I want nothing but the best” – Beer!

When: November 19, 2017, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Where: Newcombe Conference Hall, Royal BC Museum, Victoria

Cost: $5 for non-members

Greg Evans, Esquimalt municipal archivist, will give an illustrated presentation exploring our province’s brewing industry  from coastal cities to the north, from the mining metropolises of the interior to the ghost towns of today.

 

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