Guelph Black Heritage Society

Contact Information
Alternate Name GBHCC ; GBHS ; Guelph Black Heritage Cultural Centre
Office Phone 519-837-2519
Primary Contact Marva Wisdom, President
Alternate Contact Denise Francis, Secretary / Treasurer; Phone: 519-829-5549; Email:
Site Location Guelph-Downtown
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
83 Essex St
Guelph, ON N1H 3K9
Intersection Dublin St and Essex St
Mailing Address 304 Stone Rd W, Ste 214 
Guelph, ON N1G 4W4
Physical Access Not Accessible ; currently fundraising to provide accessibility through installation of an elevator
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Promotes awareness of its Black heritage within the local community and the distinctive role of Guelph and Wellington County
Description (Service) Aims to preserve the historical significance of the British Methodist Episcopal (BME) Church building through creation of a cultural, historical and social centre. 
Rental space available for daytime and evening activities * suitable for concerts, events, meetings, performances * seating for 60 people, maximum occupancy 90 people * basement kitchenette
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Visit website for calendar of events, rental rates and Heritage Hall Rental Agreement
Languages English
Fees Donation - donations may be made online, or by completing the GBHS pledge form
Time-Limited Events Black History Month Celebration - Second Annual Music, Love and Family: Sat Feb 21, 2015, 7 pm-12 midnight * see for upcoming events
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established November 2011
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Service Categories Cultural Heritage Groups ~ Black Community