Yorkshire 250

Yorkshire 250 Commemoration: Friday, August 12th – Monday, August 15th

“Exploring the Impact of Yorkshire Settlers in Sackville”

  • Please click here for the downloadable full schedule of events.


Saturday, August 13th

CANCELLED: Breaking through the Brick Walls of Genealogy (11:45 – 12:30 PM)

  • There is an alternate presentation scheduled — Presentation TBA.

POSTPONED: Public Indigenous Blanket Exercise (1:30 – 4:30 PM)

  • Will be rescheduled in the fall.

LOCATION CHANGE: The Dawning Colours by Devin Rockwell (8:00 – 9:00 PM)

  • Now at the Legion, 15 Lorne St.

Sunday, August 14th

NEW: Sunday Service (2:00 PM) – Upper Sackville United Church, 148 Pondshore Rd.


The Tantramar Heritage Trust, Live Bait Theater and the Town of Sackville are pleased to offer a wide variety of programs from August 12-15, 2022 exploring the impact, good and bad, that the arrival of the Yorkshire Settlers have had in Sackville.


During the weekend, the Tantramar Heritage Trust is pleased to recognize the Anderson, Bulmer and Dixon families, three of the families that arrived on the first ship from Yorkshire in 1772.


Thank you to the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage, the Province of New Brunswick, the Government of Canada, the Rotary Club of Sackville and the J.E.A. Crake Foundation for making this event possible.