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Upcoming Events at Heart's Content Cable Station

Click here to see the combined events calendar for all Provincial Historic Sites

 

Daily Experiences

Included with price of admission.

May 19, 2018

  • Guided Tour - Join one of our interpreters for a personalized tour of the cable station and discover how this small town leaped into the history books and remained a global communications hub for over a century.

  • Try your Hand - Explore Morse code by sending coded messages.

  • Get Creative - Make a bracelet with your name in Morse code.

  • For the Kids - Travel through time with your children at our new Creative Kids Space at the Heart's Content Cable Station (opening soon). Get hands on with coding, tackle Lego challenges and more.

  • On the Grounds - Borrow a picnic blanket from the front desk and enjoy a nice day out on our grounds.

  • Film - Enjoy a 20 minute film about the laying of the Transatlantic Cable in our comfortable theatre.

 

For more information, contact: Linda Sooley, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 583-2160, Email: cablestation@seethesites.ca

 

Canada Day

July 1, 2018

Make the cable station part of your Canada Day celebrations. Drop by for some cake and other festive activities.


For more information, contact:
Linda Sooley, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 583-2160, Email: cablestation@seethesites.ca

 

Historic Places Day

Included in the price of admission.

July 7, 2018

Historic places tell us the stories that brought Canada to life, teach us about our heritage in a way history class can't and, for some, give us a sense of identity. Celebrate Historic Places Day with a visit to one of our Provincial Historic Sites!

Location: Heart's Content Cable Station, PHS
Contact for more information: Linda Sooley, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 583-2160, Email: cablestation@seethesites.ca

Contact for more information: Linda Sooley, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 583-2160, Email: cablestation@seethesites.ca

 

Cable Landing Anniversary

Connecting Canada to the World

July 27, 2018

Join us as we celebrate and commemorate 152 years since the landing of the first successful transatlantic cable between Valencia, Ireland and Heart's Content, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Location: Heart's Content Cable Station, PHS
Contact for more information: Linda Sooley, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 583-2160, Email: cablestation@seethesites.c

Contact for more information: Linda Sooley, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 583-2160, Email: cablestation@seethesites.ca

 

Cable Station Picnic

August 11, 2018

Enjoy traditional games and light refreshments at our second annual Cable Station Picnic!

Contact for more information: Linda Sooley, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 583-2160, Email: cablestation@seethesites.ca

 

Stories at the Cable Station

with Charis Cotter

August 19, 2018, 2pm — 4pm

Charis Cotter is a writer, editor and storyteller living in Newfoundland. Join her as she weaves tales of the Heart's Content area… perhaps even a ghost or two. This is a family friendly event.

For further information, contact: Linda Sooley
Tel: (709) 583-2160, email: cablestation@seethesites.ca

 

Ham Operator’s Demonstration

September 8, 2018

Please join us at the Heart's Content Cable Station and commemorate the anniversary of the recovery of the lost cable of July 1865 and witness ham operators making contact with people around the world.

Contact for more information: Linda Sooley, Site Supervisor
Tel: (709) 583-2160, Email: cablestation@seethesites.ca