Home County is now accepting applications for the Artistic Director position.
We are looking for qualified, talented, bright individuals interested in furthering the mandate of London, Ontario's longest running outdoor festival.
We've been doing this for 45 years and are looking for someone to be part of the next 45!
After five years at the helm of London’s longest-running summer music festival, Artistic Director, Darin Addison has announced that this will be his last year in that position. He will be pursuing other career opportunities as well as receiving further education in the field of marketing.
Darin joined the Home County organization in 2013 succeeding then Artistic Director, Catherine McInnes. In 2012, the League had changed the event’s name from the “Home County Folk… Continue Reading
It's warming up outside and here at Home County we know that means July is practically right around the corner. Before we get to the festival itself though, we are very excited to announce our first raffle! This is a raffle to raise money to support the Home County Folk League and it’s activities year-round. The raffle runs until the last night of the festival, July 22nd at 8 p.m., when we will draw the winning ticket. There are only 400 tickets available and they are going to sell… Continue Reading
In celebration of the 45th season of the Home County Music and Art Festival, we will be presenting a Spring Art and Craft Exhibition and Sale at The Arts Project in London. Many of the artisans and craft vendors that participate in Home County in July have been an integral part of the festival for many years, sharing their skill and artistry in attractive booths under the trees in Victoria Park. Our community and patrons who visit from afar often come to… Continue Reading
At the recent Home County Annual General Meeting, we welcomed some new faces to our organization!
Voted onto the Board of Directors were David Knill, Aleena Needham and Jennifer Quick.
Congratulations to our 2017 Craft Vendor Award winners! One more beautiful summer day to spend at Victoria park with these and all the amazing artisans onsite.
First and Fresh: Levigator Press Site # 397 Jodi Green
Levigator Press is a one-woman printmaking studio specializing in letterpress, woodcut, screen printing and bookbinding. Their fine art prints, letterpress paper goods, hand-bound books, bandanas and accessories… Continue Reading
Were you here Saturday afternoon?
Our photographer Jay Menard spent the day capturing all that is Home County on a sunny Saturday afternoon.
Home County Day One went wonderfully well and with the sun shining strong today and music on all stages, Saturday is set be a great sequel!
Here are some photos (<click that phrase) by our Media Team to catch you up on the night that was!
If you haven't come yet, get down to Victoria Park now!
See you there....
For those who've been planning their Home County activities around the Children's Stage performances, there's been a change to the Saturday afternoon schedule.
It will now be:
12:30 pm - Studio Cirque
2:00 pm - Duffle Bag Theatre
3:00 pm - Fraser Teeple
4:00 pm - Miss T The Bubble Queen
See you and the family this weekend!
If you are interested in volunteering for Home County this year but haven't done so yet, please email email@example.com.
Alternately, you can go to the Information Tent across from the Victoria Park Bandshell anytime after 6pm on Friday, July 14 or at any time during the festival.