Saturday October 2, 2021 at 2pm
The Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society is pleased to partner with local fisherman and fisher poet Wilfred Wilson to present the River’s End Fisher Poets event, as part of BC Culture Days. Inspired by the FisherPoets Gathering in Astoria, Washington, this event will celebrate and share the stories of the West Coast fishing industry through poetry, prose, and song.
Please join us on Saturday October 2, 2021 at 2pm inside the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. Admission is free, but reservations are required.
Seeking Fisher Poets
Are you a past or current fisher or person who works in the fishing industry? Do you enjoy expressing yourself through poems, stories, or song? We are looking for additional presenters – come and share your work at the River’s End Fisher Poets gathering. Presenters will have the option to present live in person, or to pre-record their poems, stories, or songs in advance for screening at the event. For more information, please contact Heidi Rampfl at email@example.com or 604-664-9007.
Culture Days takes place September 24 to October 24, 2021, and is a national celebration of arts and culture. Each year, millions of people attend thousands of free participatory arts and culture events across the country. Culture Days programs invite the public to get hands-on and behind-the-scenes to highlight the importance of arts and culture in our communities.