Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island
Explore a Rich Legacy of Weaving, Knitting and Celtic Roots
July 7 - 18, 2018
Come and discover the rich textile history and incredible scenic beauty of Canada's Cape Breton and Prince Edward Islands. Dating back thousands of years, Cape Breton Island and Prince Edward Island can trace their heritage back to Scottish, Irish, English, French and First Nation roots. As a result of immigration from Scotland and Ireland, Celtic music brings the islands alive while each boast a rich legacy of fiber arts including traditional weaving, knitting, basketry and other textile arts. We will explore these colorful Canadian landscapes meandering the backroads, savoring the sights and participating in a variety of hands-on fiber arts workshops.
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Photos courtesy of Highland Village Nova Scotia, Eskasoni Cultural Jourmey and Pixabay.com