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Tea & Talks: The History of the RCN in Esquimalt

June 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


The Maritime Museum of BC is going virtual with many of our public programs! For our Tea & Talks, museum volunteers, archival staff, and educators present unique artifacts from our collection, surrounded by discussions of maritime history and other seaworthy topics – all over a cup of tea and refreshments. With our virtual shift, we’re still providing the talk, but the tea and refreshments will be from the comfort of your own home

Join us for a program LIVE using Zoom Meetings, where they have the chance to interact with volunteer speakers.  After purchasing a Live program, you will receive a link to register for the Zoom Meeting. Tickets can be purchased at our Online Store.


THIS WEEK’S TALK: The History of the Royal Canadian Navy in Esquimalt BC (with Dave North, volunteer)

Thursday, June 18, 2020 – 2:30 PM PST

For this week’s talk, join Dave North as he covers the history of the Royal Navy and the impact of “Pax Britannica” on the history and development of the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia.


For more information, please email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca.

The Maritime Museum of BC does not want to cause additional financial hardship at this time to any who would like to participate in our programs and lack the ability to pay. Free attendance at these programs is available. please email us at programs@mmbc.bc.ca to request your free Virtual Program discount code.

Please note: Registration for LIVE programs must occur at least 2 hours before the scheduled program and provide an e-mail, or we can not guarantee that you will receive the link to participate. We will contact you before the program, and are available for Zoom troubleshooting aid up to 2 hours before the program start time.


June 18
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm




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