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Guelph Black Heritage Society

Contact Information
Alternate Name GBHS ; GBHS Heritage Hall ; Guelph Black Heritage Hall
Office Phone 519-837-2519
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Denise Francis, President / Treasurer
Description (Site) One block south of Waterloo Ave, one block west of Gordon St
Site Location Guelph-Downtown Area
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
83 Essex St
Guelph, ON N1H 3K9
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Intersection Dublin St S and Essex St
Mailing Address 304 Stone Rd W, Suite 214 
Guelph, ON N1G 4W4
Physical Access Not Accessible - currently renovating to provide accessibility through installation of a ramp
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Promotes awareness of local Black heritage within the 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 in the Heritage Hall 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 Call or visit website for calendar of events, rental rates and Heritage Hall Rental Agreement. 
NOTE: Rental is not available during renovation which is scheduled to be completed by Aug 2020.
Languages English
Fees Service - Heritage Hall rental fee
Time-Limited Events Black History Month Celebrations - annually in Feb
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 2011
Funding Fundraising ; Donations - donations may be made online, or by completing the GBHS pledge form
Service Categories Cultural Heritage Groups ~ Black Community