Walcotts’ Home to be Opened
The Saint Lucia National Trust, in collaboration with the Ministry of Physical Development, Housing and Urban Renewal, will host the opening of Walcott House on Sunday 24th January from 3:00p.m. at the Walcotts’ childhood home, number 17 Chaussée Road, Castries. The event will be held under the distinguished auspices of Her Excellency, Dame Pearlette Louisy, Governor General.
The opening of Walcott House marks the completion of phase one of the Walcott Place project, an initiative of the government and the SLNT.
Walcott Place is designed to celebrate the lives, works and achievements of Roderick and Derek Walcott and to honour their artistic, literary and intellectual contributions to Saint Lucia, the Caribbean and the world.