events

Saturday, 25 May 2024: East Side Family Place 45th Anniversary

Grandview Park
It’s the 45th anniversary party in Grandview Park for Eastside Family Place! Look for the adult alumni to bring their own children! It will be 10-2:30 in Grandview Park starting with the Carnival Band parading around the park to get everyone excited from 9:45-10:15. There will be a selection of musicians and performers. and maybe hotdogs... https://eastsidefamilyplace.org/esfps-45-anniversary/

Event start: 9:45am. Performance start: 9:45am.

Sunday, 02 Jun 2024: SHINE Intercultural Market

Grandview Park
Celebrate with Britannia Arts & Culture team . Grandview Park this year instead of the Britannia parking lot. More details to come

Event start: 11:00am. Performance start: 10:30am.

Sunday, 14 Jul 2024: Mad Pride Parade

The Gathering Place to Emery Barnes Park and back
Picking up the mandate to de-stigmatize mental health! This is the start of our Mad Pride cabaret with other performers until 6 or 7 PM. We are the Connection Salon Artists Collective out of the Gathering place Community center. We organized a cabaret last year and are starting the planning for this Year.  

Event start: 2:00pm. Performance start: 2:00pm.

Sunday, 21 Jul 2024: Honk!BC Grandview Park - outdoor stage and sidewalk parades

Grandview Park Sidewalk parades begin from Commerical/Broadway skytrain
This is a tentative schedule to save the date and expected activity. Please look back here for more details once we get closer to the date. “Musical Pedestrians” will depart from the over pass near Commercial and 8th every 15 minutes starting at 11am. Grandview Park (our daytime event location) Stage performances start at noon and end by 4pm. While performers aren’t “given” a t-shirt, we will have a DIY screen printing booth at the daytime event. Please bring something to print at the booth! There will be a limited number of “shirts by donation” but if members want a t-shirt for sure, they should bring something–natural fibres work best as does a lighter colour. There will also be an artist/vendor market curated by Brenda, Helen and Amanda. You are wlecome to email artsbritannia@gmail.com to suggest local artists making their own wares/providing services, and non profit organizations supporting this community. Priority to hyper-local artists and groups on the theme of music and activism. $35 vendor fee goes directly to paying for necessary Britannia program assistance on the day.

Event start: 11:00am. Performance start: 11:00am.

Wednesday, 21 Aug 2024: Lantern Festival

Trout lake community centre

Thursday, 22 Aug 2024: Frog hollow harvest festival

Clinton park…I think

Saturday, 24 Aug 2024: Southlands Night Market

Red Barn and Market Square (6333 Market Avenue, Delta)
Summer Nights at Southlands: includes craft market, food trucks and performers, and the Carnival Band's joyous atmosphere and wild entertainment.
Depending on a few variables (event attendance, weather etc.) there would be options to play in a static location or rove as you see fit (something like 4pm, 5:30, 7:30pm sets)

Event start: 4:00pm. Performance start: 4:00pm.