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Sugar and Gold: The Story of the Underground Railroad in Canada - School Performance

Friday, February 2 at 1 p.m.

Oakville Centre, Willson Auditorium

Enjoyed by over 100,000 students across Canada, this lively, interactive performance includes songs, slides, and storytelling to tell the exciting history of the Underground Railroad in Canada. Hear the success stories of some of the African-Canadian 19th century pioneers illustrated with song and the spoken word. 

Ticket Information

All TD Learning with the Arts School Performance tickets are $5 each. One complimentary seat will be provided with the purchase of ten tickets.

To book school performance tickets contact: Claudia Stampone, Box Office and Administration at 905-338-4161, ext. 3212 or

Any changes to your booking must be made within two weeks of scheduled performance. Cancellation of the booking must be made 30 days prior to performance to avoid losing the deposit. Final payment is due on the day of the performance.

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Additional Information

Curriculum Connections:

  • Grades 3 to 12
  • Underground Railroad in Canada
  • Human Rights Movement
  • Music, Song and Storytelling

Duration: 50 minutes plus Question and Answer Period

The show was specifically developed for students by multiple award winning blues musicians Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley. Funding for the production was provided by Ontario Arts Council, Canada Council and Mariposa in the Schools.

See the Curriculum Companion page for more information on school learning opportunites through the Town of Oakville.

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