Canterbury Shaker Village Celebrates Major Grant Award

Left to right: Governor Chris Sununu, CSV's executive director Leslie Nolan, LCHIP’s board chair Ben Wilcox, and LCHIP’s executive director Paula Bellemore. Photo credit: Joe Klementovitch

In December, Canterbury Shaker Village received a $109,755 matching grant from the New Hampshire Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) to fund a new roof, at its Dwelling House. One of 26 restored original Shaker buildings at the Village, a National Historic Landmark, the Dwelling House is a T-shaped structure with 56 rooms that has been expanded numerous times since its construction in 1793.

Canterbury Shaker Village to Host Concert & Cocktails

Concert & Cocktails

On Saturday, December 3 at 4:00 p.m., Canterbury Shaker Village will host Concert & Cocktails, a holiday string quartet concert with Symphony NH, the first of several ‘Merry Merry Canterbury’ events. Concert & Cocktails is made possible with support from Coaches Collective International, Cambridge Trust, and Betsy & Bruce Stefany.

Canterbury Shaker Village to Present A Special Screening: ‘Holy Ground’

Canterbury Shaker Village to Present A Special Screening: ‘Holy Ground’

Throughout spring 2022, Liz and Matt Myer Boulton of SALT, an Emmy Award-winning production company, captured Canterbury Shaker Village through film. Funded by New Hampshire Humanities, the project resulted in a visitor orientation film, ‘Holy Ground,’ that will be shown at Peterborough Community Theatre on Tuesday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. The event is free and will include wine and popcorn.

Stone Wall Workshops Offer Unique Opportunity at Canterbury Shaker Village

Four people participating in Stone Wall Workshop

Stone walls are found throughout the New England countryside—and set on nearly 700 acres just outside Concord, New Hampshire, Canterbury Shaker Village is no exception. “We have stone walls throughout our property, some of which need repairs during the warmer months,” explained Executive Director Leslie Nolan. “Several years ago, we realized we had the perfect backdrop for a workshop-style program.”