$50General Admission Fri - Sun Virtual Festival Pass
Friday, Aug 13, 3:00 pm - Tune in to Margaret Atwood in a return verbal match with Michael Enright. Last time when they were together on the Eastport Beaches Arts and Heritage Centre, they had a fine time, loose time, teasing and sparing, and Margaret Atwood even sang a song to the audience.
Saturday, August 14, 10:00 am - Watch two of the provinces renowned cookbook authors Roger Pickavance (From Rum to Rhubarb: Modern Recipes for Newfoundland Berries, Fruits and Vegetables; The Traditional Newfoundland Kitchen; Agnes Ayre's Notebook: Recipes from Old St. John's) and Marian Frances White (Island Vegan) prepare dishes in their own kitchens and discuss culinary tips with CBC's Heather Barrett.
Saturday, Aug 14, 1:30 pm - To celebrate 20 years of Winterset Awards, we have created a video, produced by Roger Maunder, to catch you up with the winners from the first decade 2000-2010.
Saturday, Aug 14, 2:00 pm - A panel of seven of the winners from 2010 to 2019 including Megan Gail Coles, Joel Thomas Hynes, Andy Jones, Don McKay, Paul Rowe, Sara Tilley, and Heather Smith will join Noreen Golfman in lively conversation.
Saturday, Aug 14, 8:00 pm - Our signature BMO Winterset Award panel features the 2020 winner Eva Crocker (All I Ask) and two runners-up Bridget Canning (Some People's Children) and Andrea Procter (A Long Journey: Residential Schools in Labrador and Newfoundland) are interviewed by Jennifer Guy.
Sunday, Aug 15, 2:00 pm - The festival will conclude with Internationally acclaimed journalist and Scotiabank-Giller winner Linden MacIntyre whose recent book The Wake discusses the 1929 tsunami that destroyed much of St. Lawrence, NL. MacIntyre was born in St. Lawrence in 1943 and grew up listening to stories of that natural catastrophe. He will be interviewed by archivist/historian Bert Riggs.
Live on stage at the Beaches Arts and Heritage Centre at 8:00 pm, hear Kevin Blackmore, Clare Follett, and Jim Payne discuss songwriting with Melissa Tobin. Enjoy them performing some of their original music.
All tickets are General Admission. This event will comply with Department of Health Guidelines for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador in effect at the time of the event.