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Bowfest goes Under The Sea adventure

The 2011 Bowfest board is busy planning for this year's festivities, which will include a fabulous line up of Bowen Island musicians and performers, the return of popular events such as the ponies, the CoastGuard Hovercraft, the children's rides, the

Date change for Jake’s Gift

Due to the Canucks' incredible performance and a wedding date that interfers with the performer and stage manager's availability, Jake's Gift will be performed at Cates Hill Chapel on Saturday and Sunday.

Ceildh will be good old-fashioned island gathering

We are having on old-fashioned ceildh on Bowen Island. Some of my students and I will play the fiddle, accompanying the dancing, and anyone who can join us in the music making is very welcome to do so.

Theatre festival ventures Into the West

Hamish Headley is a professional actor studying in New York City. This summer he's back on Bowen, looking at the island where he grew up - his father is Jack Headley of Tir-na-nOg fame - with fresh eyes.

All’s well at Endswell

Trained as a painter in London, Nicolette (Cross) McIntosh now lives on Endswell Farm, a 150-acre property overlooking Hutt Island.

Pennies for Bowen

BICS students have adopted a simple idea with the potential of a big impact for our community. They call it "Pennies for Bowen" and it is their month-long project in support of their focus on "service" which is the school's virtue for June.

Exhibit explores ferry history

The Bowen Island Community Museum's doors are now open seven days a week, and the museum invites all community members and visitors to pay us a visit. The upcoming summer exhibit features the introduction of the car ferry onto the island.

Next open garden is on June 5

Last year the Bowen Island Garden Club hosted an open garden at the home of John and Katherine Lawrence in daffodil season (March 2010). A year later, and summer about to explode, an entirely different garden experience greets the visitor.

Why write at Write on Bowen

If you ask a writer why they write, they may not be able to specifically name what it is that drives them. But if asked what stops them from writing, expect a detailed, possibly emotional account.

Black sheep in Boston

Graham Ritchie and Bob Doucet went deep into the heart of enemy country last weekend, charming their fanatically Boston Bruin-supporting hosts with soothing songs and persuading them that "Go Canucks Go!" was just a harmless medieval Celtic incantati
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