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Tom Thomson's Fine Kettle of Friends

Tom Thomson’s Fine Kettle of Friends

book talks and events in your area.

  • 2019

  • March 17, 2019 Scugog Shores Museum Village & Archives "Tom Thomson" 1 to 3 pm 16210 Island Road, Port Perry, Ontario 905-985-8698 |
  • 2018

  • January 31 to February 3, 2018 Cheryl Antao-Xavier | Lucy E.M. Black | Cryssa Bazos | Francine Fleming | Peter Fritze | A.B. Funkhauser | Maria Jemmott | Angie Littlefield | Peta-Gaye Nash | Manjit Singh | Paula Smellie | Teuta Tatrelli and I are going to have a "Fearless Indies" stall at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

  • May 9. 2018 Lake Scugog Historical Society | St. John's Presbyterian Church, 219 Queen Street (at Simcoe Street), Port Perry

  • June 2 ~ York Pioneer and Historical Society to be rescheduled | |

  • July 1 ~ Outer City Arts for the Cannington Lions' Canada Day event at McLeod Park. Authors' table in the afternoon will include: Lucy Black, Peter Fritze and Angie Littlefield | McLeod Park, 72 Peace St, Cannington, ON L0E 1E)

  • July 25 ~ South Grey Museum | 40 Sydenham St., Flesherton, ON N0C 1E0 | 519-924-2843

  • September 9, all day Sunday, Eden Mills Writers' Festival, table with crime writer Peter Fritze and novelist Lucy E. Black (90 km west of Toronto, near Guelph)

  • September 15 ~ Mount Zion Community Hall. The Port Perry Grandmother to Grandmother Group holds a Literary Fundraiser for African grandmothers who care for their grandchildren who have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS. This year their feature authors are the Waddingtons (In the Footsteps of the Group of Seven). Tickets $25 | 11 am to 2 pm | Mount Zion Community Centre | 420 Salem Rd, Pickering | 905.471.4651

  • September 16 ~ Volunteer and Membership Appreciation Event will be held from 2pm-4pm at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery with a panel including Tim Bouma, Geoff Taylor, Greg Klages and Angie Littlefield | 72 Queen St, Oshawa, ON L1H 3Z3 905-576-3000 |

  • September 30 | Books Galore175 Perry St, Port Perry, ON L9L 1B8 with Lucy E. Black at 1 pm. 
  • October 13, Indie Author Day, Sat. 11-5 pm with panel on "Discoverability" at 1 pm. Book display and sales in the auditorium. Cryssa Bazos, A.B. Funkhauser, Peter Fritze, Lucy E.M. Black, Connie di Pietro, Grant Karcich, Angie Littlefield, Geoff Taylor, Manjit Singh, Gwen Tuinman and Kim Michele. More details HERE. PHOTOS HERE
  • October 23 at, noon, Member of the Day, Heliconian Club, $25. Angie talks about projects past and present.
  • October 24, Women's Art Association of Canada, Wednesday Lunch,"Tom Thomson, Archie Belaney and the Rockies" 21-23 Prince Arthur Ave., Toronto

  • October 28, York Pioneers Historical Society ~ Free Times Café, 320 College St, Toronto, ON M5T 1S3

  • November 19, 11 a.m. Scarborough Federation of University Women, "Tom Thomson and Women"

  • Books Galore. Port Perry, book talk ~ date TBA

  • South Grey Museum Speakers Series, book talk ~ date TBA



  • April 6, 7-9 p.m. “The Big Night Out”, Glenhyrst Art Gallery, 20 Ava Road, Brantford, N3T 5G9

  • April 25, 2017, 5-8 p.m. “Angie’s Official Launch” at the Heliconian Club,
    35 Hazelton Ave., Toronto, M5R 2E3. With Neil Lehto, Barry Brodie, Bianca Lakoseljac and Guest of Honour, Virginia Eichhorn. EVENTBRITE

  • May 7, 2017 12-2 pm, Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD), Writers' Union of Canada "The Writers' Hub" Brampton City Hall 2 Wellington St. W Brampton L6Y 4R2

  • May 21, 2:30 p.m. “How Leith Became Home: an afternoon with Angie Littlefield, author of The Thomsons of Durham: Tom Thomson’s Family Heritage and Tom Thomson’s Fine Kettle of Friends: biography, history, art and foodHistoric Leith Church, 419134 Tom Thomson Lane, Leith, N0H 1V0

  • May 24, 7 p.m. “Tom Thomson @The Station”, Author/Curator Angie Littlefield talks about her family's involvement with the founding of The Station Gallery before she provides teasers about her latest book on Canadian artist Tom Thomson at The Station Gallery, 1450 Henry Street, Whitby, L1N 0A8

  • May 27, "Meet the Author at the PRAC tent at Artfest" Sat. May 27th,
    11-1 p.m., Esplanade Park, Pickering


  • June 11, 1-3 p.m., “Tom Thomson Returns to Huntsville” at the Huntsville Public Library, 7 Minerva Street E., P1H 1W1

  • June 28, 7 p.m., "Partridge Stew, Bannock and Books" AUTHOR TALK. Hosted by South River/Machar & Sundridge/Strong Libraries at Highlander Brewery, 309 B HWY 124 North, South River, ON P0A 1M0 Unique refreshments to be served. Admission $5.

  • July 1, Lynde House Museum & Visitor Centre, 900 Brock St. S., Whitby ON Canada Day 150 – ‘Our Sesquicentennial’ Celebrating Confederation 1867 at Lynde House Museum, Free Event – 11:00am until 4:00pm
    Tour through Lynde House Museum, meet former Whitby Archivist and Genealogist, Brian Winter and Angie Littlefield

  • July 8, 11-1 p.m., Essex County Library, Comber Branch. Details to follow. 6400 Main Street, Comber N0P 1J0

  • July 8, 2-4 p.m. Lakeshore Library - Toldo Branch, 447 Renaud Line Road, Belle River

  • July 8, evening, Art Gallery of Windsor, performance of Barry Brodie’s play, On the Threshold of Magic. I will have a table to sell books, 401 Riverside Drive West, Windsor N9A 7J1

  • July 11, 6-8 p.m. “Tom Thomson Returns to Pickering: Celebrate Canada 150 and Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Tom Thomson’s Death with the PineRidge Arts Council and Friends”, Pickering Central Library, One The Esplanade, Pickering L1V 6K7. Also with sculptor Ruth Abernethy, music by Cathy Schnippering and Kevin Byrne and artwork exhibit by Gary Faulkner, Robert Hinves, Machiel Scholte and Gwen Williams.

  • July 16, "Tasty Tidbits from Tom Thomson's Life: Author Angie Littlefield talks about her latest book Tom Thomson's Fine Kettle of Friends" Sunday July 16, 1 p.m., Tom Thomson Art Gallery, 840 1st Ave W, Owen Sound, N4K 4K4.

  • August 5, Leith Church Country Market from 10 to noon. Leith Church 419134 Tom Thomson Lane, Leith, ON, N0H 1V0

  • August 5, Thomson Roundtable TOM Talk: All Things Tom Thomson: the Man, the Myth, the Mystery 2-4 pm at
    The Harmony Centre, 890 4th Avenue East in Owen Sound

  • August 19, 3:00 p.m. "Tom Thomson and the Naturalists He Knew" Algonquin Visitor Centre, Algonquin Park, Whitney

  • August 27, High Park 150 Authors Symposium, organized by the Swansea Historical Society, from 4 pm to 6 pm - rain or shine,
    High Park covered picnic area #26, Toronto.

  • September 12, 7:30-9 p.m. Pickering Township Historical Society, Pickering Central Library

  • September 14, Angie looks at Tom Thomson's connections to St. Catharines and area 7:00 pm. St. Catharines CentralLibrary, Mills Room, 54 Church St., St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7K2

  • September 29, Culture Days at Lynde House Museum & Warren General Store, 900 Brock St. S., Whitby, L1N 4L6

  • October 14 ~ Party in the Park with Tom Thomson, from 4 – 9 pm, Dr. Nelson F. Tomlinson Community Centre, 4941 Old Brock Road, Claremont, ON L1Y 1A9

  • Indie Author Day INDIE AUTHORS 2017

  • 19-22 Pickering Central Library ! Indie Authors Days DOWNLOAD INDIE AUTHORS FLYER

  • October 17, 10 am Scarborough Probus Club Royal Canadian Legion Branch 258 (south entrance), 45 Lawson Road, Scarborough

  • November 9, evening at the John A. Libby Gallery in Toronto. Details TBA

  • November 25 Bookapalooza, Durham College - Whitby Campus (Centre for Food Building)1604 Champlain Ave, Whitby L1N 6A7 , a WCDR event at 10 a.m.

  • December 14 7:00 p.m. "Tom Thomson and the Naturalists He Knew", Owen Sound Field Naturalists, Owen Sound Public Library, 824 1st Ave W, Owen Sound

More dates and locations to come for: Algonquin Park, Chatham, Comber and maybe Oshawa, St. Catharines and Ottawa.

Organizations, including book clubs, interested in a free author’s talk should contact


Angie Littlefield | 416.282.0646 |