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January 30 - February 1, 2022

A three-day free festival to celebrate the healing, light and creativity of Irish women and women across the world. Despite Brigid’s origins in mythology and religion, this festival is non-religious.

This year's festival is now over but please feel view to view the inspiring session recordings. To stay in touch and to hear about next year's festival you can also sign up to our newsletter.

Brigid Festival Vancouver is a volunteer-led event and admission to all events is free. Donations to the Irish Benevolent Society of BC are appreciated. Information on how to donate can be found here:

Letters from the Diaspora Talk
Letters from the Diaspora Talk

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Women's Health Panel
Women's Health Panel

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Cross-making workshop
Cross-making workshop

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Letters from the Diaspora Talk
Letters from the Diaspora Talk

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1. Records and Redress: A Dialogue on Irish Mother and Baby Institutions and Canadian Residential Schools
(Please note this session is not available to view)

6. Bad Brigid: Histories and Stories of Criminal and Deviant Irish Women in North America (1838-1918)
(Please note this session is not available to view)

 
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A special message from Uachtarán na hÉireann (President of Ireland), Michael D. Higgins
 

"Brigid: An avatar for the

power of women."

Dr. Eamonn McKee, Ambassador of Ireland to Canada. Festival opening 2021
Brigid artwork by Deirdre Keohane
Brigid artwork by Deirdre Keohane

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Brigid artwork by Deirdre Keohane
Brigid artwork by Deirdre Keohane

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