Bahamas - The big Beaver Moon on Saturday evening lit up the Grand
Bahama Labyrinth for a celebration of life in song and dance.
de Vivre was a perfect way of opening the Labyrinth Garden Theatre
Season. It showcased many of our talented friends, blended together for
our enjoyment by two of the Island’s most loved and respected ladies,
Ivy Elden and Gloria McGlone
Ivy Eldon opened the show with a beautiful monologue on La Joie de Vivre...
Freeport, Bahamas - The Grand Bahama
Labyrinth Garden Theatre Season is
Saturday 20th November with, once again (for the third year!)
another colourful Elden-McGlone production!
Each of these shows seems to top the last, so I am
sure we are looking forward to an evening that really lives up to its
Joie de Vivre! A celebration of LIFE and of Living!
Your favourite voices and dancers, and a few new
talented members of our great community will be bringing song and
dance, light and love into our lives and enhancing our spirits as we
gather under the moon in the magical Labyrinth Garden at the Garden of
Barbara Chester, Founder of the Labyrinth invites those who
feel drawn to our simple gathering next week, to come to the Labyrinth
in the Garden of the Groves just before 11am when we will silently
'Remember them', Pray and Meditate on Love and Peace in our World.
Freeport, Bahamas -
Sunday evening, 30th of May, all enjoyed a warm and wonderful finale to
the Labyrinth Garden Theatre Season with the presentation "Moods at
welcoming a truly appreciative audience (ranging from 8 weeks to
80 years...and three theatre-going dogs!) Barbara Chester reminded
everyone that the Labyrinth was not yet two years old but was already
occupying an important place in the community where it was proving to
be a great blessing. She commented that, as a beautiful gathering place
of pure energy in the lovely Garden of the Groves it has provided
a unique venue for our young up-and-coming entertainers of the future;
many of whom we were delighted to see that night. Barbara remarked how
great it was to see more of the community understanding and appreciating
the Spirit of the Labyrinth and all it has to offer!
Freeport, Bahamas -
The Grand Bahama Labyrinth at the Garden of the Groves is pleased to
present the Eldon-McGlone Production of
"Moods at Twilight" on Sunday,
May 30th at 6:30pm. The show will feature music and dance on the
Tickets are $10.00
for Garden Members;
$15.00 for non-members (the extra $5.00 is for entry to the Gardens)
and $5.00 for children under 12.
this time are to support the Labyrinth maintenance, upkeep and garden
embellishments. We are still hoping to finish off the herb garden with a
'wheel' listing the Illuminators...
Freeport, Bahamas - It was good to see
most of the entrants together with members of
their families and other supporters at the charming little prize giving
ceremony on the Labyrinth on Friday 23rd April, also Shakespeare's
Our young photographers once again presented the judges with
difficult choices in selecting this year's winners. Consideration was
given to all aspects of art, design, form,
structure, lighting and presentation; in addition to other criteria
and this year included an appropriate Shakespearean quotation to suit
each entry. Some quotations were exceptionally well chosen and prompted
the judges to make an additional award for exceptionally appropriate
Freeport, Bahamas - Erika Gates,
proprietor or the Garden of the Groves recently made a
presentation of a special gift to Barbara Chester, founder of the Grand
Bahama Labyrinth. The gift was a painting commissioned by a dear friend
of Barbara's, internationally acclaimed artist, Claudette Dean
writes, "It was an enormous honour and with great joy that I was able
follow my path and create a Labyrinth in the Garden of the Groves. I
have been very blessed with enormous loving guidance from my
Creator, help and support from my friends and fellow members of our
Community and especially from my dear friend Erika Gates , in whose
Gardens our Labyrinth has her home..."
Freeport, Bahamas - Saturday, March 6th on the beautiful Sacred Path in the Garden of the Groves a most
appreciative audience were delighted by the magic of the ‘Evening with
Marjoke and Friends’ who all performed from their hearts, vocalising
the true spirit of the Labyrinth.
Our Dutch Diva, Marjoke Twiestopened the show with a beautiful recital of "People", reminding us that life is all about....people!
Marjoke was joined in turn by her special 'music friends' performing some of our favourite songs...
Grand Bahama - Labyrinth Garden Theatre proudly presents
with Marjoke & Friends” a Dutch Divas Production at The Grand
Bahama Labyrinth, Garden of the Groves.
Saturday 6 March 2010 at 8.00p.m. Tickets $15.00 (Friends of the Garden $10.00)
Pre /Apres-Show Dinner at the Garden Café, Reservations or Tickets: 374.7779 Enjoy the beautiful voices of Dalia
Feldman ;Tony Lowe;Javan Hunt ;Stephan Lighters; Marjoke Twiest. The
incredible dancing of Julia Geiger; Lawson Pinder and Stephan Lighters…
with spectacular. Fire Dancing by Stephan and Lawson.
Freeport, Bahamas -
Those who attended Circle
of Life on the Labyrinth at the Garden of the Groves Saturday night
enjoyed a lovely show, possibly the best yet, with some beautiful singing,
dancing, poetry monologues, and a slide show of shelter animals which
was beautifully accompanied by Marjoke Twiest’s rendition of “In
the Arms of the Angels”.
About 100 people were treated
to a first class production with a great deal of professionalism helped
by Darren Rollins working lights, sound and projection.
The weather stayed dry and
the moon peeped out of its eclipse just above the trees, providing a
beautiful backdrop for the end of the show...
Freeport, Bahamas - In aid of the Humane Society of Grand Bahama, the Garden of the Groves is pleased to present
Circle of Life - A presentation of Music, Song, Dance and Inspiration, Saturday, January 30th on the Grand Bahama Labyrinth.
year's Show promises to be even more entertaining than the beautiful
show we watched last January on our lovely Labyrinth where the sacred
energy added to the magic of the enchanted evening conjured up by that
great duo - Ivy Elden and Gloria McGlone.
One performance only. Tickets: Adults $15, Children 12 and under $8. Tickets can be purchased at the Garden entrance or at the Humane Society of Grand Bahama...
Freeport, Grand Bahama - The Garden of the Groves and Grand Bahama Labyrinth Proudly present
An Elden-McGlone Production: Circle of Life. Saturday, January 30th 2010 at 7 pm. A Celebration of Music, Song & Dance to Benefit the Humane Society of Grand Bahama...
The Bahamas Boasts :
Grand Bahama :
Grand Bahama Labyrinth Peace Walk held at the Grand Bahama Labyrinth for Haiti - Jan 26, 2010 - 1:14:36 AM
Freeport, Bahamas -On January 22nd Labyrinth walks were being conducted all over
the world in response to this human suffering following the earthquakes
in Haiti. There are reports of walks from the Pacific Northwest, to
the mid west, to St. Croix, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and our
own Grand Bahama. Indeed, the labyrinth is enfolding the World in her
skirts of peace, comfort and compassion.
We held our Walk yesterday in honour of Haiti on our Sacred Path in the
Garden of the Groves. The Labyrinth was surrounded by low level solar
lights and tiki
torches set in the jasmine.
Freeport, Bahamas - On
22, 2010 an
OPEN LABYRINTH WALK will be held at the Grand Bahama
Labyrinth in the Garden of the Groves between the hours of 4 and 7 pm.
the United States and also in Canada, South Africa, Japan and the Netherlands.
The walk will be facilitated
by Barbara Chester, qualified Labyrinth Facilitator who was trained
by Dr. Lauren Artress, author of Walking a Sacred Path and founder of
the Veriditas organization.
Persons are encouraged to offer a monetary donation at the labyrinth to the
Bahamas Red Cross for Haitian Earthquake Recovery. All Labyrinth Donations received during
the month of January will be sent to the Bahamas Red Cross for Haitian Earthquake
Freeport, Grand Bahama - Despite cool weather conditions and a wind blown Christmas tree, many came out to enjoy caroling around the Grand Bahama Labyrinth on Saturday, December 19th.
The following is a message from Barbara Chester:
We righted the tree which was out of her pot
lying sadly at the centre of the Labyrinth with some lost ornaments and
a broken star! With Darren's help, I had her back in place by early
afternoon and, as you will see from the photos, looking bright and
sparkly once again.
Gloria McGlone was her usual fabulous self. She
brought many of her Carollers (from the 'Many Moods of Christmas'