We have purposely retained our traditional low-ticket prices in order to build an audience for the Leith Summer Festival, which continues to feature some of the finest artists performing today in Canada.From CEILIDH to CHRISTMAS we present a menu of services, performances and activities that will provide a wonderful introduction to the outstanding acoustics and beauty of our heritage church and its surroundings.
"AND SO IT GOES..."
Brett Polegato one of today's most sought-after lyric baritones accompanied by our Artistic Director, ROBERT KORTGAARD.
Brett and Robert like to take a new show on the road. The title of this show comes from the beautiful Billy Joel song of the same name.
Enjoy a lively program of classic music theatre hits.
The Woods Are Burning :
A Celebration of Tom Thomson in words and music - a Tom Thomson Wake Event.
Saturday July 22, 7 pm - 9 pm
This year's Historic Leith Church 'Highland Concert and CEILIDH' will feature The Great Canadian Fiddle Show
- The Great Canadian Fiddle Show preserves and celebrates Canada's rich
musical heritage through traditional fiddling and step dancing.
Visiting the breadth of Canada's diverse regional styles, the show
captivates audiences with energy and mastery.
Also joining us, we have the Celtic Dance Company of Owen Sound, and the Grey County Highlanders Pipe Band. A wonderful evening of roots music and dance awaits the audience.
Admission to the Leith Church 'Highland Concert and CEILIDH is free with a collection taken for the continuing restoration and maintenance of the church. This is an outdoor concert held on the church grounds at the rear of the church, so bringing a blanket or portable chairs is advised. In the event of rain, it will be held inside where seating is limited to 180 persons.
Saturday August 5, 10 am - 3 pm
Seasonal produce, local
Crafts, Writers and Visual Artists, "Second-time Around" booth, and
refreshments all at the Leith church.
Come and visit the Country Market
Donations to the Friends of Leith Church and the Leith Summer Festival will be deposited with the Community Foundation Grey Bruce, “Leith Summer Festival Flow Through Fund” and tax receipts will be issued by the Foundation. Cheques should be made out the “Leith Summer Festival.”