Festival 2012

September 28–30, 2012


The Cabot Trail Writers Festival is produced by the Cabot Trail Writers Festival Society. Festival organisers are volunteers from our community who particularly enjoy reading, or who are writers themselves. All events such as this Festival depend on the work of volunteers, and we are fortunate to have the willing assistance of many members of our community, both in creating and in producing our Festival. The Society
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Author Sessions

2012 Cabot Trail Writers Festival This is where you’ll find details of the presentations our guest authors will deliver at our Saturday Sessions. We know these sessions will be entertaining and elucidating. Take your pick! Morning Sessions   Donna Morrissey No description available Kate Beaton Writing HumourHumour is a difficult art to master, even for those who have a natural aptitude for it. It’s e
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Schedule 2012

2012 Cabot Trail Writers Festival This year, the Festival runs Friday 28 through Sunday 30 September. We have some exciting events lined up; you’ll find each day described below. Friday—Day Pass $25.00   Where When Who and What North River Community Hall 37 Oregon Road, North River 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm Opening Gala Join us for an evening packed with exciting readings and intimate music, hosted by Gary Walsh
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Special Events

During this year’s festival, we will offer some special events that we thought you’d like to know about. Kate at School September 28, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Before she offers festival-goers her lively version of a reading on opening Friday, Kate Beaton, comic artist extraordinaire, will present a two-hour workshop for high-school students from around the Cabot Trail. The group will then share lunch with Kate
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Sponsors 2012

Cabot Trail Writers Festival 2012 The Festival extends sincere appreciation to all who have contributed time, money, and products to the success of this year’s festival. We are happy to acknowledge them publicly here. Level Sponsor Platinum Canada Council for the Arts Enterprise Cape Breton Corporation Group Enterprise Inc., Founder Municipality of Victoria County Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture,
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Press Kit

Gary Walsh, Marketing Coordinator 902.929.2963 E-mail:  marketing@cabottrailwritersfestival.com If you would like to arrange an interview, please contact Mr Walsh. Some downloads on this page are offered as Adobe Reader “PDF” files. The Story Cabot Trail Writers Festival Announces 2012 Lineup (North River Bridge, NS)  The Cabot Trail Writers Festival, this year running September 28 to 30, is thrilled to a
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Festival Survey

Each year, we ask our visitors to complete a survey that will help us to plan an even better event for next year. We recognise that responding to surveys gets a tad boring, but we also know that we need surveys. It’s a problem! We’re Going to Have a Draw To encourage you to “comply”, Glass Artisans Studio & Gallery on the Cabot Trail has offered us a stunning prize to be awarded to someone
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The 2012 Festival at a Glance

Here’s an overview of the fourth annual Cabot Trail Writers’ Festival, scheduled for September 28–30, 2012. With regret, we must report that Wayne Johnston has suffered a small accident on Thursday evening that renders him unable to walk (temporarily!), and unfit to travel. He will therefore not be able to join us at the Festival. We wish him well, and sincerely apologise for this very late change in our 
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