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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

If you are interested in volunteering for Home County this year but haven't done so yet, please email deb@homecounty.ca.

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.

Thanks!

Recently someone posted on a London community Facebook page about a stolen bike.
 

The post included comments from some about bikes stolen at the Home County Music and Art Festival in past years.
 

This was frustrating for us to read. So we asked some of our team for a potential solution for this year's fest which starts on Friday.
 

The person who organizes our licensed area in the park suggested cyclists could park and lock their… Continue Reading

Yes, things are different. 

Welcome to our new website!

The Home County team and the great people at Digital Echidna have been working hard for the past six months to create a new website, which is fully responsive on all computers, tablets, and phones. 

We've also got a great line-up for this year's festival, which… Continue Reading