Toussaint: Traditions of the Dark Months
Sunday, November 18, 2018
By the fireside at historic Montgomery's Inn; featuring exciting young musicians from Balfolk Toronto and distinguished storyteller Bruce Carmody.
A bewitching evening of storytelling and music from the Celtic tradition of Breton folklore, when during the “Black Months” of November and December all gathered by the fire to hear the eerie tales of coastal France. Our evening will take you beyond King Arthur, with playful and haunting music to suit.
A simple meal of traditional Breton dishes will be served from the hearth before the performance.
Please note: we advise that some of the stories may not be suitable for children under 12.
5 pm -- Doors open
5.30 - 6.30 pm -- Breton meal (tickets sold separately)
6.30 - 7 -- Lamplight tour of the Inn
7 - 9.30 pm -- Storytelling and music, with one intermission. Hot cider will be served during the break.
Performance only -- $27, $22 for youth, students and seniors
Meal -- $18 per person inclusive. Includes white bean soup served from a kettle on the hearth, cheese, bread baked at the Inn, fresh apples, a classic Breton butter cake made with buckwheat, tea and coffee. Suitable for vegetarians.
Pre-registration is strongly recommended, and meals must be booked by November 14.
4709 Dundas St West
The museum is located on the northeast corner of Dundas and Islington. Free parking. If coming by TTC, get off the subway at Islington station and take the northbound Islington bus two stops. You will be just a few metres away from the Inn, on the same corner.
For more details or to purchase tickets, see www.danceweavers.ca or phone (416) 578-1031 during business hours.