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YOUR FULL Canada day Weekend In London Schedule!

From: Dave M.
Sent on: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 11:52 AM

Greetings all!

The big weekend is almost upon us!  We are truly fortunate to live in a city that has such a strong Canadian expat community; filled with great events for our National Day!

1) Friday June 29th, 7:30pm *Neil Young* Night at the Maple Leaf!!

Pre-Canada Day tribute to the legendary Canadian musician at the Maple Leaf, Covent Garden on Friday the 29th of June.  Heart of Rust, the UK's widely-praised tribute to the Canadian hero will be bringing you their authentic sound for the full, raw and passionate Neil Young experience.
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2) Saturday June 30th, 12:00pm Canada Cruze SIX! The Supreme Expat Party Fix!

The London Expat Canadian Meetup Group's annual premier event sets sail for its SIXTH SPECTACULAR YEAR!  Join your fellow expats for a great afternoon on the water!  Tyler Handley will be spinning your favourite Canadian party tracks!  Enter your team in the Flippy-Cup championships for a chance to win a case of Moosehead from The Maple Leaf! There are TWO raffles; one for 50/50 and the other for some great prizes from back home!  Get your tickets quickly before they sellout!

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3) Sunday July 1st, 10:30am  Canada Day in London - Trafalgar Square

Be in Trafalgar Square on Sunday 1 July 2012 for the largest Canada Day celebration outside Canada’s borders!  A field hockey tourney, exhibits from provinces and Canadian universities, tastes from home as well as Molson and Sleeman's on offer!  With great acts from Canada performing live at centre stage it's a great day out for all!
Full details here:

4) Sunday July 1st, 4:00pm  Canada Day London - Maple Leaf

A huge line-up of entertainment featuring all Canadian music from 4-7 with The Doodlebug DJ serving up blasts from the past present and who knows maybe even the future! 7pm - Dave Henderson from Heart of Rust joins Doodlebug for a tribute to Living Canadian Legend Neil Young! 8pm Top female vocalist Sue Balingall gives her take on classics from Shania Twain, Journey, Avril Lavine and much more! 9pm Doodlebug bring their own brand of cool cover tunes with some awesome Canadian classics from the Tragically Hip, Bryan Adams and much more!
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5) Sunday July 1st, 10:00pm  Canada Day in London - Afterparty

Brought to you by the organisers of Canada Day in London expect great music, giant red velvet birthday cake, the purest Canadian Iceberg vodka, Molson Canadian beer and an amazing party atmosphere to truly extend Canada Day celebrations until the wee hours of Monday morning.
More info at

Looking forward to a great Canada Day weekend!  See you all soon!

Dave Mathews

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