WHEN CALLS THE HEART

The Heart of Something New

When Calls the Heart is an inspiring drama set in early 1900s Canadian frontier. Elizabeth Thatcher, a young teacher from a privileged Eastern family, relocates to a small prairie town to teach at its schoolhouse. Elizabeth experiences love, heartbreak, deep friendship, and becomes an indispensable member of the tight-knit community in Hope Valley.

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When Calls the Heart

“For what is life but a bittersweet mixture of sadness, wonderment, hope, and joy.”

Elizabeth

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Erin Krakow

Lucas

Chris McNally, When Calls the Heart on Hallmark
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Chris McNally

Nathan

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Kevin McGarry

Rosemary

Pascale Hutton
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Pascale Hutton

Lee

When Calls the Heart, Kavan Smith, Lee Coulter
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Kavan Smith

Abigail

When Calls the Heart, Lori Loughlin, Abigail Stanton
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Lori Loughlin

Jack

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Daniel Lissing

“I find moments when I can’t find the joy in anything, but that’s when I find it most important to surround myself with people who love me.”

Themes

Setting

Hope Valley | 1910-1925 Canadian Frontier

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“Jane Austen wrote 'There’s nothing like staying home for real comfort' and with every trip that takes me away from Hope Valley that truth becomes rooted deeper in my heart.”

Town of Hope Valley

"We are a community. We are strong. We are Hope Valley.”

Season 1

2014

Premiere Episode: January 11, 2014

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Elizabeth Thatcher leaves her city life to teach in a Canadian frontier town. After a tragic mining accident, she supports widows, including Abigail Stanton. Constable Jack Thornton warms up to her but becomes jealous when another man shows interest. Abigail offers him advice while investigating the explosion’s cause.

Season 2

2015

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Jack and Elizabeth’s first kiss brings them closer while Abigail uncovers a secret about Bill. Meanwhile, Rosemary draws the attention of Jack’s friend Lee. As the season unfolds, the inhabitants of Hope Valley confront friendships, love affairs, confrontations, divisions, and a fraudster posing as the Reverend.

New Year's Wish

Special Movie Premiere 2015

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Hope Valley’s New Year’s celebration includes memorable moments for Jack and Elizabeth starting anew, a surprise guest for Abigail, an adventure for Rosemary and Lee, an unwelcome visitor from Pastor Hogan’s past and the town embracing new beginnings.

Season 3

2016

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The New Year brings shocking revelation to Hope Valley. Frank’s conman history catches up, and he must rebuild trust. Abigail helps and falls for Frank. Jack’s relationship with Elizabeth also faces challenges. Abigail assists struggling community, and a calamity puts everyone at risk.

Christmas

Special Movie Premiere 2016

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A mysterious merchant arrives in Hope Valley, selling unique products and sharing insights on happiness and generosity.

 

Season 4

2017

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Abigail becomes mayor of Hope Valley and Ray Wyatt proposes a new railway route to improve the town’s population and economy. The railway construction causes division among the townspeople with an influx of new workers and skepticism from some locals.

The Christmas Wishing Tree

Special Movie Premiere 2017

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Hope Valley is buzzing with the debut of the Wishing Tree. Elizabeth wishes for Jack’s return, Abigail organizes a parade and Bill leads the band. Rosemary and Lee cherish memories, Dr. Carson helps a woman regain faith while Henry gets a shot at redemption.

Season 5

2018

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In Hope Valley, Elizabeth awaits Jack’s return for their wedding while Abigail and Lee deal with financial issues. Julie becomes a teacher as Gowen tries to regain his mayoral position, monitored by Bill. Illness also threatens the town and doubts arise regarding Doctor Carson’s ability to save everyone. Elizabeth’s husband, Jack, sadly passes away while attending a Mountie training camp.

The Greatest Christmas Blessing

Special Movie Premiere 2018

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Elizabeth, Abigail, and Rosemary face a Christmas Eve emergency in a storm while dealing with various challenges including Bill’s tough decision, orphans who are stranded, and Dr. Shepherd’s care for a speechless orphan.

Season 6

2019

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Elizabeth balances the demands of motherhood and teaching as a single parent. The arrival of the telephone brings a new form of communication to the town. Abigail departs from Hope Valley to tend to her sick mother. Lucas and Nathan, a new Mountie, relocate to the community. 

Home for Christmas

Special Movie Premiere 2019

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Elizabeth prepares to celebrate Little Jack’s first Christmas and birthday with friends, but misses Jack. Nathan considers a job in Union City, which includes leaving Elizabeth and his niece. Lucas arranges a Christmas festival to impress Elizabeth and share traditions.

Season 7

2020

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Elizabeth works on her book. Lucas assumes control of Gowen Petroleum alongside Henry. Lee reunites with his sister. Faith achieves her dream of becoming a doctor, while Fiona remains in Hope Valley without her telephone job. And finally, Clara and Jesse tie the knot! However, Elizabeth finds herself torn between Nathan and Lucas.

Season 8

2021

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Elizabeth achieves her goal of getting her book published! The town holds a mayoral election. Rosemary takes on the role of starting a newspaper. Elizabeth finds herself torn between Nathan and Lucas, but she realizes that Nathan reminds her of her late husband, Jack, and she understands the importance of moving on. Ultimately, Elizabeth decides to embrace love with Lucas.

Season 9

2022

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Mei Sou, a pharmacist, arrives in town. The town welcomes the introduction of automobiles. Exciting news spreads as Rosemary discovers she is pregnant. Tragedy strikes when a fire engulfs the saloon. Love is in the air as Lucas proposes to a happy Elizabeth.

“Elizabeth, I’ve never been more sure you’re all that matters and I know that you’re the one I will love forever. I could never desire to be anything greater than to be the one that you love forever in return.”

Season 10

2023

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Hope Valley is currently facing a decline in its economy as a result of the economic conditions in the frontier. However, there is some good news for the town as it has recently stumbled upon a hot springs!

Season 11

2024

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Shop related to When Calls the Heart

I have carefully selected merchandise that is inspired by the era, lifestyle, fashion, literature, and enjoyable pastimes depicted in When Calls the Heart, a show that I deeply admire.

Based on Books

Hearty Frontier Food

Abigail’s café and the Queen of Hearts saloon offer delicious frontier-style cuisine in Hope Valley. Check out their cookbooks for comforting home-cooked meals, reminiscent of the food in When Calls the Heart.

Magnolia Table Joanna Gaines Cookbook
Whenever I cook from this cookbook, I may not reside on a homestead, but it certainly feels like it! The comforting and tasty recipes transport me to a place where I envision having a cozy home in Hope Valley.
Magnolia Table, Volume 3

My dear friend surprised me with a delightful cookbook from Joanna Gaines of The Magnolia Table series, and I must say, the recipes I've tried so far have been absolutely delicious and incredibly comforting!

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Home Is Where the Eggs Are

Have you caught an episode of Girl Meets Farm on Food Network? Molly Yeh shares her adventures in frontier cooking, embracing the essence of home, family, and rural life on a picturesque Midwestern farm.

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The Pioneer Woman's delightful recipes and self-sustaining farm life truly bring to mind our cherished show, When Calls the Heart.
The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinner's Ready!

I'm a huge fan of The Pioneer Woman show and her charming farm recipes that bring such warmth and love. I make sure not to miss any new episodes - it's a must-see for me! Plus, her Pioneer Woman Cooks cookbooks are just delightful!

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Comforting Soups!

Gourmet Soup Delivery, Gifts & Care Packages 🥣

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Thrive Market

If you're not close to a popular health foods store, such as Whole Foods or Sprouts, and you want nutritious groceries brought right to your doorstep, I suggest trying out Thrive Market!

Thrive Market

Homeage to Inventions

Hope Valley witnesses the introduction of various groundbreaking inventions. These include the telephone, automobiles, word crosses, medicines, pinball games, and the automatic toaster.

Typewriter Sticker

"The best writing comes from the Heart." -When Calls the Heart | Take a peek at the amazing store @ ArtistForHisGlory

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LEGO Typewriter

The LEGO Ideas Typewriter is a delightful building experience. "Type" on working keys and the carriage moves just like a real typewriter. It's in classic mint green and has printed characters on every key, so you don't need stickers. Plus, feed in a sheet of paper for an authentic feel!

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Typewriters

Sometimes, Target has some really awesome, up-to-date typewriters available! My colleague enjoys writing his novel using a brand of typewriter that Target carries when it's in stock.

Target Typewriters
HallmarkJenny using pioneer telephone from Hallmark's 'When Calls the Heart'
When Lee surprises Rosemary with a rotary phone for her home, the result is absolutely hilarious! She uses it to call everyone about everything, even interrupting Lee at work with silly gossip. I couldn't help but burst into laughter during every single scene!
Wood Candlestick Phone

This charming vintage rotary phone is crafted from sturdy solid wood and can still be used to dial out with modern connections. It add a delightful touch of nostalgia to any space!

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Vintage Magazine Writing & Craft Paper

The newspaper changed the world and spread news to everyone, promoting more fairness. These craft newspaper prints are flexible and perfect for fun arts, crafts, or decorations!

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HallmarkJenny sewing on an old piooner showing from Hallmark's 'When Calls the Heart'
I absolutely adored the scenes at Dottier's Dress Shop!
SINGER 4423 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine

The Singer 4423 heavy duty sewing machine is a real powerhouse! With 23 built-in stitches, including basic, stretch, decorative, and buttonhole stitches, you can sew all sorts of projects like fashions, home décor items, quilts and crafts. Be sure to take a look at the other fantastic Singer sewing machines too!

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Brother Sewing Machine XM2701

The XM2701 comes with 6 sewing feet, a needle set, bobbins, DVD, manual and 27 built-in stitches including a buttonhole. Check out other Brother sewing machines too!

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Novelties

This series has numerous seasons and a large following! Fans of When Calls the Heart refer to themselves as Hearties and have a deep affection for the show. As a Heartie, I have discovered some delightful items that evoke memories of the show and its characters.

Etsy Bookshelf Stationary
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Bright Bookshelf Stationery

These watercolor cards are absolutely beautiful, and they bring to mind my beloved books. A Thing Created shop is truly amazing, with the most adorable hand-crafted items.

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Brunch Print

Isn't this just the most adorable print ever from A Thing Created? Someday, when I have my own place, it's definitely going up in my kitchen!

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