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From Shanties to Towers
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador

From Shanties to Towers 

“In the old days… merchants in St John’s would front the guys who wanted to go on the road.” – Dave Ledreu, Corner Brook, NL

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Fart Jokes with Al Pittman
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador

Fart Jokes with Al Pittman 

“When the line came out I laughed, I roared.” – Lorraine Rowe, Corner Brook, NL

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What’s Wrong With Foster’s Chocolate?
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

What’s Wrong With Foster’s Chocolate? 

“It was an old, old, old store and this old lady.” – Angela Smith, Charlottetown, PEI

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Running Into the Royals
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Running Into the Royals 

“For the longest time I’ve had a huge fascination with British culture.” – Hannah Wakelin, Charlottetown, PEI

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A Hippie Walks Into a Bar…
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

A Hippie Walks Into a Bar… 

“I think I was the first long haired bearded guy to go in there.” – William McFadden, Charlottetown, PEI

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Storymobile

The Storymobile is our recording booth on wheels, where you can come share a tale about your main street. Follow us here to find out where our storymobiles are right now, and where we’re going next!

Upcoming dates

  • TALE OF A TOWN: LINCOLN - Jordan Village, parking lot on Main St. next to the Inn on the Twenty), Jordan Station, Ontario
    Sep 23–Sep 25 @ 10:00AM – 4:00PM
  • TALE OF A TOWN: LINCOLN - Vineland, Rittenhouse Library, 4080 John Charles Blvd, Vineland, Lincoln, Ontario
    Sep 26–Sep 27 @ 10:00AM – 4:00PM
  • TALE OF A TOWN: LINCOLN - Downtown Beamsville, No Frills Plaza 4961 King St., Beamsville, Ontario
    Sep 30–Oct 4 @ 10:00AM – 4:00PM
  • TALE OF A TOWN: LINCOLN - Town of Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre, 4996 Beam St., Beamsville, Ontario
    Oct 5 @ 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Find the full Storymobile schedule here

Performances

We create performance installations across the country inspired by all the tales we gather. Find out where you can catch us live in action!

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What is The Tale of a Town Canada?

The Tale of a Town is a site-specific theatre and media project capturing the collective community memory of Canada’s Main Streets, one story at a time, while preserving local heritage and promoting neighbourhood culture.

In 2014, FIXT POINT launched a national tour of The Tale of a Town – Canada in collaboration with The National Arts Centre and presenting partners from across the country. Since then, we’ve visited every province and territory in Canada!

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