Museum to host Victoria Day celebration

May 5, 2017 by  

Burnaby Village Museum will be celebrating the birthday of Queen Victoria in authentic 1920s style this month.

The buildings and grounds will be decked out in the traditional bunting and other decorations that were popular during the early part of the 20th Century, and there will also be an assortment of themed displays, electric tram rides on the Interurban Tram Barn, a carousel, printing press demonstrations, and a scavenger hunt. Both the blacksmith and the teacher will be demonstrating their profession and answering questions about how they would have performed their work nearly 100 years ago.

There will be an assortment of activities for the children, such crafts and cupcakes, and the adults can enjoy the Queen’s Levee, performances from drummers, pipers, and dancers, the Queen’s Procession and there will be lots more to see and do throughout the day. Period signs and other decorations for an event such as this can be supplied by a local printer.

All of this will be taking place throughout the grounds of the Burnaby Village Museum on May 22. The activities will begin at 11:00 am and run until 4:15 pm, when the carousel will give its last ride for the day. More information about both the event and the site itself can be found on its website.