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Did you know ...
The name Twillingate comes from the French word "Toulinquet" which was given to the islands by French fishermen, who named them after a group of islands off the French coast, near Brest, also called Toulinquet.
Theatre & Festival
An invitation to a local traditional kitchen party is as much, if not more, fun than the variety of summer dinner theatre, music and festivals offer. Newfoundlanders are known for their musical talent, creativity and hospitality.
Kitchen Party @ The Anchor
Starting early June Captain's Pub hosts a traditional Newfoundland Kitchen Party at the Anchor Inn Hotel. Kitchen Parties happen on Fridays in June to September. Check the official Twillingate Event Calendar for details.
Summer Festival @ The Anchor
Starting July Captain's Pub hosts s summer festivail with live entertainment by Beyond the Overpass Theatre every night of the week. Shows are funny and sometimes educational, like "How to be a Newfoundlander with Dr Samuel R Elliott". Check the official Twillingate Event Calendar for details.
Fish Fun and Folk Festival
The Fish Fun and Folk Festival is a highlight on the region's summer calendar. This year we will celebrate the 35th Fish Fun and Folk Festival from July 20 to July 26, 2015. The calendar of events is not completed just yet so keep an eye on the web for details.
Twillingate/NWI Dinner Theatre
Experience summer dinner theatre with local fare, music and skits in the with Twillingate Dinner Theatre in Crow Head Community Centre. A group of talented Newfoundlanders offer their talents six nights a week in summer and also serve you a traditional meal with homemade vegetable beef soup, a fish dish, fresh vegetables and homemade bread rolls.
Open from June to September 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday.
The Split Peas at Touton House (Orange Lodge)
The Split Peas have been entertaining audiences in Newfoundland and has been featured on CBCs “Land and Sea” and more. 2014 is their 201st anniversary! Enjoy their wonderful harmony and traditional sound with toutons and tea. (Toutons are traditional fried dough favourites).
Every Tuesday and Thursday from June to August at 7 p.m.
Backroom Sessions are hosted by Ada Piercey-Jenkins and accompanied by Barry Simms & Robin Vatcher.
Enjoy a relaxing evening of easy-listening music in a coffeehouse atmosphere with special guest appearances by local musicians. Ada'a music as been enthusiastically described as a fusion of blues and jazz, driven by powerful lyrics and undeniable passion. She also covers a variety of tunes by some of her favorite artists.