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Meet the Haig-Brown House

I take for granted that many people haven’t been to, or maybe don’t even know about, my favourite place in Campbell River.  It has a great vibe, and an unusual ability to instill a sense of peace for visitors.  When

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Kurtis Scriba on writing

This spring a number of local writers are participating at writing retreats at the Haig-Brown House, that givem them writing time in the study, and they are paired with a past writer in residence for some mentoring.  Kurtis Scriba was

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The Care of Books

This past October, the Comox Valley lost a beloved long-time resident, Father Charles Brandt.  An ordained priest and member of the Hermits of St. John the Baptist, he lived on the banks of the Oyster River and devoted his life

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Monkey Beach: An Evening with Eden Robinson

POSTPONED – New date TBA. On February 4 join the Museum at Campbell River and Eden Robinson for a special evening streaming from the Tidemark Theatre! Eden Robinson’s acclaimed book Monkey Beach has been adapted for the screen in this

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2021 Writing Retreats

This January through March, four emerging local writers will be participating in a writing retreat program at the Haig-Brown House.  They have each been partnered with a previous Haig-Brown Writer in Residence.  Watch for updates about these writers and their

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