Manitoba Organization: Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Founded in 1939 by Betty Farrally and Gweneth Lloyd, it gained the Royal honorific in 1953 from Queen Elizabeth II. In 2014, its establishment was designated an Event of National Significance by the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada.

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Memorable Manitobans: Betty Farrally (1915-1989)

Memorable Manitobans: Gweneth Lloyd (1901-1993)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Manitoba Plaques for Persons, Events and Sites of National Historic Significance


New Releases and Backgrounders: The Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Parks Canada.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 December 2014