RETURN JOURNEY

The Way Forward for Travel & Tourism

The global tourism sector, decimated by the pandemic and devastated by restrictions on travel, is examining how the industry will rebound as the world gradually emerges from lockdown.
 

Some of the leading innovators in the international travel and tourism industry, including Greg Klassen, Deirdre Campbell, Muna Haddad, Cedar Swan & Damian Cook, will explore that path in an upcoming webinar.

Cows & Classics

The Stratford Symphony Orchestra

When the Stratford Symphony Orchestra board of directors were looking for a new fundraiser seven years ago, board member David Murray quickly offered up the farm he shares with wife Annamarie, as a possible venue to showcase local musical talent.

 

It was almost a no-brainer for David and Annamarie, as years earlier, while they were living just down the road, the couple hosted regular concerts on their porch, and later in their backyard, for as many as 300 people at a time - so they knew what it would take to put on an entertaining show for a large crowd.

 

As the Cows and Classics concert has become more well-known in the community, the calibre of musical entertainment has increased as has the number of musicians performing. This year's line-up is truly amazing!

 

Cows and Classics will broadcast from the Murray Farm site with social distancing guests and no audience. Join us online at 7:30pm on Sunday, June 28th 

KELLY WALKER

LIVE FROM REVIVAL

Revival House is pleased to have partnered with Ballinran Entertainment to present a live performance from Revival House featuring singer-songwriter and author, Kelly Walker.

 

On June 9th, we witnessed the words, the music & the stories which combine to create a most entertaining and inspiring Canadian performer.  

 

Now and again you find a voice, a message and a man wrapped into one to bring songs to the hearts of people. Kelly Walker is it! 

DARKNESS INTO LIGHT

The Stratford Symphony Orchestra

Tune in at 7:30pm on Sunday, May 10 - Mother's Day - for the on-line World Premiere of 'Darkness Into Light', a live SSO concert filmed by Ballinran Entertainment. Bonus: SSO Principal Conductor and Music Director William Rowson will join us to introduce the program. This Concert features the Stratford Symphony Orchestra with guest artist Ji Won Baxter, the 2017 Emerging Artist Concerto Competition winner and current SSO violinist, who performs Kabalevsky's sprightly Violin Concerto. 

BRAVO STRATFORD:

The Spirit of Community

This special celebrated the resilience of our community. Made up entirely by video submissions from our community, the special features inspiring grassroots stories interwoven with music and interviews. The on-line special was put together by a coalition of community organizations, businesses and faith groups with the support of United Way Perth-Huron, The Stratford City Centre, Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce.

Beyond COVID19:

Health Care Stories from the Front Lines

We launched our new on-line documentary series Behind the Story with "Beyond COVID - 19: Health Care Stories from the Front Lines" a community on-line roundtable with medical professionals sharing their views on how the COVID pandemic has re-shaped the delivery of healthcare in Stratford and Huron Perth, with stories from the trenches of family medicine, mental health, geriatric care and internal medicine.

The panel includes:  Dr. Sean Blaine, Family Physician with the Star Family Health Team, Registered Psychotherapist Hayley Stretch, with the Star Family Health Team, Wendy Dunn, Nurse Practitioner at Greenwood and Knollcrest Lodge Long Term Care Homes and Dr. Shanil Narayan, Internal Medicine Specialist, at Stratford General Hospital.

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