STRATFORD, Ontario is noted for its long theatrical history, swans on the Avon, parks and gardens, fine rsstraurants – and now an exhibition dedicated to the life of famous hometown hero JUSTIN BIEBER. It’s at the Stratford-Perth Museum until the end of 2018.
The exhibit has been a runaway hit since it opened.
<JUSTIN playing the drums after a fund raiser got him a set; the drums are in the exhibition.>
Among the features – the star’s personal belongings, his childhood Rubiks Cube, a number of awards, a personal letter from the former First Lady Michelle Obama, and the jacket he wore while playing junior hockey for the Stratford Warriors.
<JUSTIN busking on the steps of Stratford’s Avon Theatre; GETTY IMAGE>
This YouTube video shows him in one of his early concerts – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28VmUxTDU5Q
<In 2007 JUSTIN returned to the Avon Theatre steps and did some impromptu singing for his fans.>
TORONTO and STRATFORD are connected in several ways – by VIA Rail, GO train and intercity bus service. The Stratford-Perth Museum, 4275 Huron Street, phone 519-393-5311, is open Monday to Saturday, noon-4pm; & on Sundays from 12:00 pm.