on red, gravelly roads, down rows of sugar maples, past clapboard farmhouses and neat, clapboard churches

Suzie LeBlanc to Sing

On Saturday, 8 August 2015, the EBSNS presents The Elizabeth Bishop Festival, a one-day arts extravaganza, in Great Village, N.S.

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Driving Directions to the Elizabeth Bishop House

EBSNS is a provincial association that celebrates Elizabeth Bishop’s connections to Nova Scotia, and especially Great Village. We welcome visitors from around the world. Please use the Goolge Map link to obtain driving directions to Great Village.

Deep in Snow

On Sunday, 15 February 2015, the Maritimes were hit with a classic "raging blizzard." It started in the morning and lasted all day and night. By Monday, 16 February, the snow had stopped but the fierce winds continued all day. Snowfall amounts varied across the province, but an average of perhaps 50cm fell, and it was whipped around causing huge drifts.

Elizabeth Bishop Festival

Inspired by the life and art of Pulitzer Prize winning poet Elizabeth Bishop, The Elizabeth Bishop Festival is a one-day arts extravaganza fon August 8, 2015, which will bring together over 30 Nova Scotia artists and artisans from a wide range of disciplines to share their work and ideas about the creative process with art lovers from far and wide.

On Sale Now

The book contains the winning entries of the competition, as well as six colour images — photographs and paintings, which were part of two Elizabeth Bishop Centenary visual art exhibitions: Truro Art Society’s “Paint Great Village” exhibition held in Truro and Great Village, July–August 2011; and ViewPoint Gallery’s “One Art” photographic exhibition held in Halifax, September 2011.
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