Tim Marriott has a degree in western Canadian history from the University of Alberta, and was formerly the co-ordinator of interpretive programming at Fort Edmonton Park. Tim spent thirty years working at the Fort, beginning as an Historical Interpreter in the summer of 1976.
In that long time he was variously in charge of special events, public programming and school programmes. He is currently past president of the Edmonton and District Historical Society, past Chair of the Edmonton Historical Board and is a member of the board of the Edmonton Heritage Council. He served nine years on the board of the Alberta Museums Association, holding the President’s position in 2008-2009. He is past chair of the Edmonton and District Heritage Fair. A lifetime participant in theatre as an actor and backstage, he has twice been President of Walterdale Theatre Associates and is a board member of the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival.
Clare Mullen is an Edmonton based writer, director and actor. Clare has written and directed three short dramatic films and received national and international awards for her film work. She has also written and directed seven educational videos for the Adult Learning Commission of the Edmonton Archdiocese and these videos have been distributed across North America. With collaborator Devota Donnelly, Clare has co-produced, written and directed a two part educational DVD on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in children. This DVD has been distributed across Canada and the United States to Colleges, Universities and Mental Health Resource Centres and it received accolades in Psymposium – Psychologists Association of Alberta. As an actor, Clare has received the best actor award from Alberta Drama Festival Association both regionally and provincially in 2011. Currently Clare is the President of Walterdale Theatre Associates and is thrilled to be collaborating with Tim Marriott on a project that features and promotes the uniqueness of Edmonton communities through recipes, stories and history.