Hall submissions open for 2021

Hall submissions open for 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: hall submission time! As eternal optimists here at Small Halls, we have high hopes of being able to host our regularly scheduled […]

Ontario Festival of Small Halls announces re-imagined lineup

Ontario Festival of Small Halls announces re-imagined lineup

This isn’t a typical year and this isn’t a typical Festival of Small Halls. The Ontario Festival of Small Halls is continuing the spirit of live shows within unique venues […]

Small towns, big stories: Ontario Festival of Small Halls gathers true community tales

Small towns, big stories: Ontario Festival of Small Halls gathers true community tales

What do a whale skeleton, an eccentric millionaire, hillside ghosts, an historic ship, a pimple, and a canoe fit for a queen have in common? They’re all part of legendary […]

Safe and savoury – The Chef’s Table is back!

Safe and savoury – The Chef’s Table is back!

A boat on the water, a band on the boat, a farm-to-table feast at an ideal waterside location: that’s what is on the menu for the re-imagined, multi-weekend edition of […]

Small Halls is going even smaller… and bigger at the same time

Small Halls is going even smaller… and bigger at the same time

Small Halls is going even smaller… and bigger at the same time. We’re sure you have been wondering what will happen with the Ontario Festival of Small Halls shows, originally […]

Farm to table: Farmer’s markets in Small Halls communities

Farm to table: Farmer’s markets in Small Halls communities

Eastern Ontario is known for its bounty from the boonies! Producers are the heart of small town life – and thriving farmer’s markets. Look here to discover a few markets […]

Canada Day playlists from Small Halls

Canada Day playlists from Small Halls

Canada Day may look a little different this year – but that doesn’t mean that we can’t celebrate talented Canadian artists. Cue the virtual fireworks! The Ontario Festival of Small […]

Small Halls Reflections: Seeley’s Bay Community Hall

Small Halls Reflections: Seeley’s Bay Community Hall

Reflecting on the connections fostered through Small Halls Liz Huff, former co-ordinator of Seeley’s Bay Steps Up: “News – both good and bad – travels through a fascinating variety of […]

Small Halls Reflections: Chaffey’s Lock Community Hall

Small Halls Reflections: Chaffey’s Lock Community Hall

Reflecting on what Small Halls means to the folks at Chaffey’s Lock Community Hall Gay Henniger, Events Manager, Marketing Committee, Chaffey’s Lock & Area Heritage Society: “Over the past six […]

Small Halls Reflections: Burritt’s Rapids Community Hall

Small Halls Reflections: Burritt’s Rapids Community Hall

Reflecting on an event tailored for a small-town heritage hall Andrea Cordonier, former host at Burritt’s Rapids Community Hall: “I remember the moment I first saw a brochure for Festival […]