The Beacon Society proudly announces that, once again, grants to U.S. and Canadian teachers, librarians, Sherlockian literary societies are available. The grants, in honor of a wonderful Sherlockian, Jan Stauber, will provide up to $500 to fund the development of a project that will introduce young people to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories about his … Continue reading “Beaons of the Future”
On my recent excursion to visit the Sherlock Holmes Exhibition in London, I also had the opportunity to meet up with two of my favourite Sherlockians, Roger Johnson and Jean Upton. We met for a delicious lunch at The Sherlock Holmes Pub on Northumberland Street. After a tradition "toad in the hole" and a pint … Continue reading The Sherlock Holmes Pub Visit 2015
A great beginning to the year as 13 Stormy Petrels met at The White Spot near Stanley Park in Vancouver to celebrate the birthday of the world's first and undoubtedly the best consulting detective. Treasurer Elsa is collecting annual dues which will ensure at least 6 issues of our "Petrel Flyer" will be coming your … Continue reading Welcome, 2015!
The Stormy Petrels of BC enjoyed a lovely brunch in celebration of Sherlock Holmes' Birthday. There were 18 members and guests plus 3 newly signed-up members. Thank you to the White Spot for the use of their private room (with fireplace). Looking ahead, we can look forward to many more special events, more scholarship and … Continue reading WELCOME 2013!