Guelph Black Heritage Society
|Record #: GUE0704||Last Modified: 28 Jun 2020||Last Full Update: 09 Jun 2020|
|Alternate Name||CV19 ; GBHS ; GBHS Heritage Hall ; Guelph Black Heritage Hall|
|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)||COVID-19 Update: Heritage Hall is temporarily unavailable to rent; call or e-mail for information and inquiries.
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
|Areas Served||Guelph ; Wellington County|
|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.
|Fees||Service - Heritage Hall rental fee|
|Time-Limited Events||Black History Month Celebrations - annually in Feb|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity|
|Funding||Fundraising ; Donations - donations may be made online, or by completing the GBHS pledge form|
|Service Categories||Cultural Heritage Groups ~ Black Community|