28 | 08 | 2015



Branch # 12 Kamloops


Calendar of Events:  http://www.kamloopsbcoldtimefiddlers.myevent.com/

Kamloops with a population of 85,000 lies at the end of the Coquihalla Highway some 200 km north from Hope.
The city lies in the Thompson River Valley at the confluence of the North and South Thompson Rivers. Established as a fur trading centre in 1812, it served multiple purposes including a main rail centre for the Canadian Pacific Railway from 1886. The city was incorporated in 1893 and home to 1000 people.
The major industrial support for todays community is agriculture, forestry/wood products & mining. It also provides support and infrastructual support to the copper producer in the Highland Valley to the south.
Kamloops, Canada's Tournament Capital, provides world-class facilities for national and international athletes, while supporting local participation and training programs at every level of competition.  Facilities include the Tournament Capital Centre, Pools, Arenas, Fields and Gyms.
  • Approximately 75 members (includes 18 musicians)
Regular meetings
  • Held four times a year at Heritage House, 100 Lorne Street, Riverside Park.
Practice Sessions
  • Practice Sessions: Held on the fourth Sunday of the months from October to April. FMI contact Clark Hiles 250-376-6209.
  •  Florence Tellier, Secretary-Treasurer - phone # 250-376-2330
Special Events 
  • Dances are held the 1st Saturday of each month (October to April) from 7:30-10:00 p.m. at Heritage House, 100 Lorne Street, Riverside Park.  Pattern dance instruction 7:00-7:30.  Everyone welcome.  NOTE: Due to the Easter weekend, the April dance will be on April 25th, rather than the 1st Saturday. 
  • THE FIDDLERS WILL BE PLAYING FOR A SPECIAL FAMILY DANCE MAY 2, 2015 at St. John Vianney Church, 2826 Bank Road.  $10.00/Adult.  For info & tickets 250-374-8454
  • Watch for information later regading Musicians Workshops in the Fall.
  • Annual Camp-out jamboree & picnic - Grandview Lodge,  June 19, 20 & 21, 2015.  Special events include a concert by Kai & Lia Gronberg on Friday night & a peformance by the Kamloops Ukulele group on Sat. night.  For more information, contact Florence Tellier at 250-376-2330.



Executive for 2015: 

  • President - Jackie Davis 250-319-3680
  • Vice-President - Clark Hiles
  • Secretary-Treasurer - Florence Tellier
  • Directors - Bob Lalonde, Marj Labelle, Betty Tasko, Colin Mahoney, Pat Benson & Dave Lynn.
  •  Membership--Jackie Davis
  • Sunshine--Linda Bremner 778-471-7642.