Paid Event Looking for Participants - Celebrate Barrie Festival - June 7th/08
- Celebrate Barrie Festival, June 7th/08
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
PAID EVENT LOOKING FOR RE-ENACTORS, ARTISANS, ENTERTAINERS, ETC.
The City of Barrie received excellent feedback from the public last year in
regards to its 19th Century/War of 1812 encampment and historical displays
that were set-up during there Celebrate Barrie Festival. They are looking
to expand the 19th Century/War of 1812 encampment this year to include more
presenters, displays, period musicians and a tactical arms and drill
demonstration including period watercraft. We are looking for re-enactors
to partake in this one day event at Heritage Park in downtown Barrie and are
specifically looking for the following:
Fife and Drum Groups
Period Musicians, Performers and Singers
Period Demonstrators, Artisans, Entertainers and Merchants
Native, Voyageur, Buckskinner Units, Individuals & Encampments
British & American Military Units, Individuals & Encampments
Artillery Crews and Cannons/Artillery Encampments
Long Boat Crews and Boats with Cannons/Naval Encampments
If you have a special unique 19th century talent not listed above we would
also like to here from you!!!
This is a paid event for all participants and you will be
compensated for attending and providing wholesome education and public
orientated programming. A reminder that this event is a little different
from normal re-enactments as all participants are being compensated for
attending and during education and public hours you are required to cater
and interact with the public. First person interpretations and historical
portrayals are stressed and encouraged as much as possible.
If you are available to attend the event please submit a proposal
with the following information from you or your unit/group:
1. Name, Address, Postal Code, Phone Number and E-mail address
2. A description of what you have to offer in regards to talent,
demonstrations, exhibits, entertainment, encampments etc.
3. Any promotional materials, pictures, website addresses, flyers, cd's,
etc. promoting yourself or your group
4. How many performances, interpretations, and presentations you would
perform if applicable.
5. How much it would cost for participating in this one day event.
6. Please submit your proposals to David J. Brunelle at:
Email - davidbrunelle@...
Mailing - 23 Byrnes Crescent, Penetanguishene, Ontario,
Canada, L9M 1W4
Please submit proposals as soon as possible as the Celebrate
Barrie Festival Committee will be making decisions on an on going basis as
to which proposals we will be accepting for the event. I thank you all in
advance for submitting your proposals as you are more than aware that all
proposals submitted may not be selected for the event.
We look forward to receiving everyone's proposals and if you have any
questions feel free to contact me anytime via davidbrunelle@... or
phone at 705-549-0463.
David Brunelle - 705-549-0463
Co-ordinator Historical Displays/Exhibits
Celebrate Barrie Festival