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Joie de Vivre opens the Garden Theatre Season with song and dance - Nov 24, 2010 - 7:52:24 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas - The big Beaver Moon on Saturday evening lit up the Grand Bahama Labyrinth for a celebration of life in song and dance.

Joie 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...
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'Garden Theatre' to open with Joie de Vivre, November 20th - Nov 19, 2010 - 7:59:50 PM

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Freeport, Bahamas - The Grand Bahama Labyrinth Garden Theatre Season is opening on 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 name 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 the Groves... 
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Peace Walk on the Labyrinth, November 11th - Nov 10, 2010 - 7:00:30 PM

Freeport, Grand Bahama - A Walk for Peace, in light of Remembrance Day will be held at the Grand Bahama Labyrinth on November 11th at 11am sharp.

All are welcome to attend.

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.
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'Moods at Twilight' closes the Labyrinth Garden Theatre Season - Jun 3, 2010 - 10:18:33 AM

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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 Twilight".
 
In 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!
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Moods at Twilight, May 30th on the GB Labyrinth at Garden of the Groves - May 29, 2010 - 10:42:43 AM
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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 Labyrinth.

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.

Funds 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...
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Focus 4 A Better Tomorrow - May 29th at Garden of the Groves - May 26, 2010 - 5:20:31 AM
Freeport, Bahamas - Families and students preparing for Graduation, please join us to "Focus 4 A Better Tomorrow" on Saturday, May 29th at 11 am on the Grand Bahama Labyrinth at the Garden of the Groves.

The first in a series of special events for Students during the stressful days preparing for Graduation.

We have designed a happy, calming & inspirational programme with word, music, singing and interaction with each other and with your God..




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Upcoming Events at the Labyrinth - May 12, 2010 - 12:26:53 AM

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Upcoming Grand Bahama Labyrinth Events

Check here often to find out what is coming up at the Grand Bahama Labyrinth in the beautiful Garden of the Groves.

The Grand Bahama Labyrinth is a wonderful place to unwind, seek solitude, meditate or pray, OR enjoy a community event!

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Awards Presentation of the Labyrinth & Garden of the Groves 2nd Annual Junior Photographic Competition - Apr 28, 2010 - 1:26:52 PM

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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 birthday!

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 quotations...
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2nd Annual Photographic Competition for Young Persons - Apr 12, 2010 - 6:18:35 AM

Freeport, The Bahamas - The Garden of the Groves and the Grand Bahama Labyrinth are pleased to announce their 2nd Annual Photographic Competition for Young Persons. The contest is set to commence on March 28th. Photos must be taken between March 28th and April 16th.

AND each photo must be accompanied with a quote from Shakespeare as the prizes will be given out on Shakespeare's birthday on April 23th on the Labyrinth.

Entry forms are at the Garden gate or attached below this article on TheBahamasWeekly.com...
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Grand Bahama Labyrinth founder receives special gift from local artist - Apr 6, 2010 - 4:36:13 PM
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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

Barbara writes, "It was an enormous honour and with great joy that I was able to 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..."
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A lovely little Labyrinth story... - Apr 2, 2010 - 9:00:27 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas - The Grand Bahama Labyrinth receives many visitors from all over the world, and sometimes we receive letters from those who have walked the path with us.

The following is a letter we wish to share about Elle Morris' experience since visiting the Grand Bahama Labyrinth earlier this year:

Hello Barbara,

I am one of the women that attended Nicole Scott's weekend, "Island Heart Beats" and we met you on the labyrinth.  After I bought the book,  The Expected One from the Labyrinth book shop...
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Marjoke and Friends lend magic to the Grand Bahama Labyrinth - Mar 9, 2010 - 1:38:34 PM
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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 Twiest opened 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... 
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Labyrinth Garden Theatre presents “An Evening with Marjoke & Friends" - March 6th - Mar 4, 2010 - 10:11:55 PM
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Freeport, Grand Bahama - Labyrinth Garden Theatre proudly presents “An Evening 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.
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The Circle of Life II a huge success!‏ - Feb 3, 2010 - 8:06:39 AM

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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...
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Circle of Life - January 30th on the Grand Bahama Labyrinth - Jan 30, 2010 - 2:18:30 PM

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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.

This 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...

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The Garden of the Groves and Grand Bahama Labyrinth Proudly present An Elden-McGlone Production: Circle of Life - Jan 26, 2010 - 10:41:27 AM

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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...
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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. 

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Global Labyrinth Prayer Walk For Haitian Earthquake Recovery - Jan 22, 2010 - 6:09:33 AM

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Freeport, Bahamas - On Friday, January 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. Events are planned throughout 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 Recovery.
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Christmas Caroling enjoyed on the Labyrinth - Dec 23, 2009 - 11:19:33 AM

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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' production)...


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Grand Bahama Labyrinth annual Christmas Caroling Party - Dec 19, 2009 - 12:35:37 AM

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Grand Bahama, Bahamas - Join us on Saturday, December 19th for the annual Christmas Caroling Party at the Grand Bahama  Labyrinth from 4 to 5pm

Taste mulled wine and minced pies. Families are encouraged to bring a blanket to sit upon.

 

We would remind you all that the Path of the Labyrinth is a spiritual tool for healing and peace. It represents a personal journey to our Creator, and a symbolic destination path...



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