Built in 1876, the Robertson Clark building is now an event venue and headquarters for events hosted by the Dalkeith Historical Society. This is a photo from Photoville 2018.

Photoville 2019 hosted by Dalkeith Historical Society in June

The Dalkeith Historical Society is inviting you to attend a mini film/photo festival event called Photoville 2019 during the month of June.

A photo exhibit of select people and places from Glengarry and beyond continues from Saturday, June 15 to Sunday, June 30 at 1841 Dalkeith Road in the Robertson Clark building in Dalkeith. Items on display are being chosen from the Dalkeith Historical Society collection.

Here are a few special events which are part of Photoville 2019.

On Saturday, June 15, from 2 to 6 p.m., Katie Ditschun will be performing a selection of vintage songs, beginning at 2:30 p.m.

On Sunday, June 16, a celebration of Academy Award-winner Co Hodemnan (Dalhousie Mills) will take place from noon to 2 p.m., when the fillowing short films will be presented: The Sandcastle, the Owl & the Raven, Tchou-tchoy, and La Boîte.

On Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. until noon, a celebration of Academy Award-winner, the late Eunice Macaulay (Vankleek Hill) when the following short films will be presented: Special Delivery, Lucretia, Blackberry Subway Jam and George and Rosemary.

On Sunday, June 23, from noon to 2 p.m., eminent cinematographer Gordon Sparking (Lochinvar) will be celebrated. Rhapsody in two languages and the Ballet of the Mermaids will be presented.

On Saturday, June 29, from 10 a.m. to noon, the 80th anniversary of the National Film Board will be celebrated with the presentation of the film: Fraser’s River: The River that helped “make” Canada.

On Sunday, June 30, from noon to 2 p.m., the results of the student digital photo contest (Snap and Submit) will be announced. The film called Notman’s World will be presented.


Louise Sproule

Louise Sproule has been the publisher of The Review since 1992. A part-time job after high school at The Review got Sproule hooked on community newspapers and all that they represent. She loves to write, has covered every kind of event you can think of, loves to organize community events and loves her small town and taking photographs across the region. She dreams of writing a book one day so she can finally tell all of the town's secrets! She must be stopped! Keep subscribing to The Review . . . or else!

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