West End Dumplings
Local history and urban thoughts from a West End Winnipegger
Saturday, 17 May 2014
The Radio Edition - Victoria Day Special !
Podcast now available
Sunday night at 7:00 p.m. on 101.5 UMFM tune in to
West End Dumplings - The Radio Edition
for my Victoria Day Special ! (Did you know that
Victoria Day is only in Canada, eh
My guest will be Darcie von Axelstierna, Manitoba Chair of the
Monarchist League of Canada
. We'll find out
more about the woman
who reigned during Manitoba's early development. (We might even chat about the
upcoming Royal visit
King George VI's Victoria Day speech
that was broadcast to the British Empire from Government House on Kennedy Street in 1939.
I'll also look back at the life of city father
, who died 125 years ago today.
The Play List
- God Save the Queen by Neil Young and Crazy Horse (2012)
- Victoria by The Kinks (1969)
- A.G.B. Bannatyne by
Land of Hope and Glory
by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and BBC Symphony Chorus, conducted by Jiří Bělohlávek.
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