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The Jim Cuddy Band will make their Home County debut as the headline act on the opening night of the 45th edition of London’s Longest Running Summer Festival. Folk/rock duo Harrow Fair and PEI vocal powerhouse Irish Mythen will be making sophomore appearances at the festival as MainStage headliners for Saturday and Sunday evening, respectively.

 

Jim Cuddy is best known as one of the founding members and creative forces of one of Canada’s favourite bands, Blue Rodeo.… Continue Reading

Home County hosts a special event where Artistic Director, Darin J. Addison will reveal the lineup of performers for the 45th edition of London's Longest Running Summer Festival.

The event takes place in the Rosewood Room of the Jack Richardson Music Hall of Fame and will feature live performances by Tara & Tom Dunphy of The Rizdales (6:10pm) and Chad Price (6:50pm). The lineup will be announced at 6:30pm. Doors open at 5:45pm.

The event is free and open to the… Continue Reading

The Home County Folk League (HCFL) and Jack Richardson London Music Awards (JRLMA) are pleased to present a Homecoming Concert with folk singer-songwriter Laura Smith at the Jack Richardson Ballroom (182 Dundas Street) on Thursday, April 12th, 2018.  Doors open at 7:30 p.… 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
 

All of them have impressive backgrounds and we're glad to welcome them on board.  Click here to read up on them and all of our Board members… Continue Reading

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… 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.

Click here to enjoy!

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… Continue Reading