february, 2019

sat16feb9:00 amsat3:00 pm2019 Heritage Fair: Oldies but Goodies – London’s Music Heritage9:00 am - 3:00 pm London Public Library

Event Details

In anticipation of The JUNO Awards coming to London in March, the 2019 Heritage Fair will turn up the volume on London’s musical past. Join the London Heritage Council and London Public Library on Saturday, February 16, 2019 for “Oldies but Goodies – London’s Music Heritage,” a one-day celebration of music in the Forest City.

The seventh annual event will feature prominent speakers and musical performers, interactive activities, and a film screening, as well as an informative “Exploration Zone” featuring local arts and heritage organizations, all showcasing London’s love of music.

This annual event attracts over 500 visitors each year and kicks off Heritage Week in London. Each year the event is themed on a topic that is relevant to the community and is of interest to Londoners.


Stevenson & Hunt Room: Expert Speakers

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM: James Stewart Reaney, London’s Music Scene Over the Years
12:00 PM — 1:00 PM: Mike Baker, History of Sparton Records
2:00 PM — 3:00 PM: Bill Exley, The Rise of the Nihilist Spasm Band

Wolf Performance Hall: Live Musical Performances

9:30 AM — 10:00AM: Coming Up Roses Music
10:00 AM — 10:30 AM: The Amabile Choirs (Girls)
10:30 AM — 11:00 AM: The Amabile Choirs (Boys)
11:00 AM — 11:30 AM: Fanshawe Chorus London
11:30 AM — 12:00PM: New Horizons Small Band Ensemble
12:00 PM — 12:30PM: El Sistema of South London
12:30 PM — 1:00PM: The Karen Schuessler Singers
1:00 PM — 1:30PM: Warrior Womyn of Positive Drum
1:30PM — 2:00PM: London Symphonia
2:00PM — 2:15PM: Arabic Music
2:15PM — 2:30PM: African Drumming
2:30PM — 3:00PM: London Chorus Sweet Adelines

Tonda Room: Interactive activity
10:00 AM — 12:00 PM: Try an instrument and hands-on musical activities with the London Children’s Museum

Lawson Foundation Room: Film Screening
1:30 PM — 3:00 PM: My Father & The Man in Black, 2012, 88 min.

Hudson’s Bay Passageway: Exploration Zone
9:00 AM — 3:00 PM, featuring:
First Hussars Museum
The Amabile Choirs
ACO London
City of London, Ontario – Municipal Government, Planning Services
Don Wright Faculty Of Music, Western University
Eldon House
Fanshawe Chorus London
Fanshawe Pioneer Village
Forest City London Music Awards & London Music Hall of Fame
Home County Music and Art Festival
The Karen Schuessler Singers
Kiwanis Music Festival London
London Big Bands
London Black History Coordinating Committee
London Children’s Museum
London Chorus Sweet Adelines
London Musicians Association
London Muslim Mosque
London Police Service – Canada
The Ivey Family London Room, London Public Library
London Symphonia
Museum London
Museum of Ontario Archaeology
The Royal Canadian Regiment Museum
The Secrets of Radar Museum
Serenata Music
Western University Archives

Find the full schedule or download the program at https://www.londonheritage.ca/heritagefair/


(Saturday) 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


London Public Library

251 Dundas St.