The Northwest Passage was written by Stan Rogers and recorded by him on his 1981 album of the same name. It has become one of Canada's unofficial anthems and was ranked fourth in a list of classic Canadian songs compiled by a Canadian radio station in 2005 (by way of comparison, a survey of Britain's favourite songs had Dancing Queen by Abba at number 4. Make of that what you will.)
It describes the search for the route to the Pacific across the top of Canada and mentions a number of explorers:
Incidentally, Stan Rogers died aged 33 in a fire aboard a plane in 1983.
Sunday 17 September
Busking on the Peaceful Portway
Sat 23rd September
2.00 - 3.00, Mina Rd Railway Tunnel for the St Werburghs Arts Trail.
Joint Concert with People of Note, St Pauls Church, Bedminster.
Saturday 9 December
Monday 11 December
Radio Bristol / Bristol Post Carol Concert, Colston Hall.
Saturday 16 December
Christmas Concert, St Albans Church
Friday 22 December
Carol Singing, Bristol Heart Institute Atrium
3 March 2018
CoMA, The Festival of Contemporary Music for All