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January 2nd, 2020

January 2020: What’s Happening on Denman Island

Happy New Year! Is your New Year’s Resolution to visit Denman Island this year? Denman Island in January 2020 has two live music concerts and off-season discounts at some of our B&Bs. The New Year is a great time to reflect on the past year’s successes. Check out our…


December 5th, 2019

Lifetime achievement award for Denman potter Gordon Hutchens

Denman Island master potter Gordon Hutchens has been honoured with an achievement award for his 46-year contribution to the British Columbia arts community. On November 27 Gordon attended the award ceremony and dinner with his wife Sandy at the Roundhouse arts centre in Vancouver, where he received the Creative…


November 26th, 2019

6 Reasons to Visit Denman Island this Fall

Fall is an ideal time to get away and experience the quiet, rural, island lifestyle that Denman is known for. Fall brings the advantage of no ferry waits and accommodation availability. Beaches and trails are practically deserted. The weather is still mild, although expect some rain and fog –…


October 31st, 2019

Access Prime Nature & Wildlife Photography on Denman Island

A great locale for nature and wildlife photography, one quarter of Denman Island is protected green space, including four provincial parks, plus nature reserves, wetlands, and many public trails. Just a 15-minute ferry ride from Buckley Bay on Vancouver Island (under an hour from Courtenay or Nanaimo), you can…


August 7th, 2019

Denman Island Summer Art Gallery Shows

by Trish Suess, published in the Flagstone, August 2019 Glorious midsummer has arrived; visitors are abundant, festivals, travels, picnics, ocean and lake swims, wonderful garden bounty and refreshing life-giving rain have all blessed our island home. For the Summer Art Gallery committee, who has created another successful season of…


June 16th, 2019

Earth Club Factory owners reflect Denman community values

Denman might be said to have two urban centres. First there is the village, with its cluster of shops, community halls, gallery, school, and services. Then up Denman Road, there is the Earth Club Factory Bistro and Guesthouse– this year celebrating 20 years in business. In the sense that…


May 9th, 2019

Denman Island featured on Moosemeat & Marmalade TV show

Travel and cooking show team Art Napoleon and Dan Hayes discovered Denman Island’s “five-mile diet” as they caught Dungeness and Rock crab, harvested oysters and sea asparagus, and shopped at the Denman Island Farmers Market. Filmed in summer of 2018 on Denman Island, BC, Episode 13: Crabs & Oysters…


May 5th, 2019

The Way Increasingly Traveled – Two Roads Farm

Oh those long, plump, fleshy tomatoes, those huge, crisp red radishes, the small, elegantly pointed cabbages, the bags of baby romaine! Two Roads Farm has come a long way and built a devoted clientele in the two and half years of non-stop work since Sam Croome and Emily Anderson…