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Joshua and Weyla Roy display some of the many letters they have from serial killers like Robert Pickton and Dennis Rader, the BTK killer. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Joshua and Weyla Roy display some of the many letters they have from serial killers like Robert Pickton and Dennis Rader, the BTK killer. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
The City of Langford and the Maritime Museum of B.C. are planning to build an all-in-one facility that houses a planetarium, sky deck, conference centre, performing arts theatre and museum. The site they have their eyes on is at 790 McCallum Rd., nearby the Costco Langford location. (City of Langford)

Langford sets sights on cultural development

Museum, conference centre and performing arts theatre proposed for McCallum Road property

The City of Langford and the Maritime Museum of B.C. are planning to build an all-in-one facility that houses a planetarium, sky deck, conference centre, performing arts theatre and museum. The site they have their eyes on is at 790 McCallum Rd., nearby the Costco Langford location. (City of Langford)
Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)

Hundreds of wax figures find new life in Saanich man’s home

Former director of Victoria’s Royal London Wax Museum still hopes to revive wax figure tourism

Ken Lane, former director of the Royal London Wax Museum, pours tea for Queen Victoria in his Saanich home. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
B.C. Maritime Museum executive director David Leverton wants the museum to have a national title back in Bastion Square. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Maritime Museum makes bid to move back into Bastion Square

The museum pitched significant renovations to make its long-time home more accommodating

B.C. Maritime Museum executive director David Leverton wants the museum to have a national title back in Bastion Square. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
A selection of quilting fabric. Sidney Museum say the Tenfold group are known for their innovative approach to quilting. (Pixabay File)

Tenfold quilters mark 10 years with Sidney Museum exhibit

The quilters from Campbell River and Black Creek like to “break all the rules”

A selection of quilting fabric. Sidney Museum say the Tenfold group are known for their innovative approach to quilting. (Pixabay File)
Stevie Clint explores all the different Lego exhibits on display at the Sidney Museum. (Black Press file photo)

Lego exhibit fuelled busiest ever January for Sidney Museum

Thousands visit museum over Family Day long weekend, with Lego exhibition on display until March 31

Stevie Clint explores all the different Lego exhibits on display at the Sidney Museum. (Black Press file photo)
Craigdarroch Castle executive director John Hughes is joined by Sandra Hudson and his wife, Julia MacDougall, in front of the castle on Joan Crescent in the Rockland neighbourhood. The castle enters a new era this week, with the opening of its new visitors centre and gift shop/offices building across its driveway. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

NEW ERA BEGINS: Victoria’s Craigdarroch Castle expands its operation

Customer service and experience enhanced with new visitor’s centre, temporary gallery

Craigdarroch Castle executive director John Hughes is joined by Sandra Hudson and his wife, Julia MacDougall, in front of the castle on Joan Crescent in the Rockland neighbourhood. The castle enters a new era this week, with the opening of its new visitors centre and gift shop/offices building across its driveway. Don Descoteau/Victoria News