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“You can’t go wrong with a slice of pizza in Brantford!”

“You can’t go wrong with a slice of pizza in Brantford!”

You’d be hard-pressed to find many people who don’t consider pizza one of their favourite foods. Whether you love this dish for its nostalgic value, you enjoy trying creative concoctions, or you appreciate simplicity and convenience, pizza is a staple on many menus. Tourism Brantford staff are no exception, and have some of their favourite pizza joints, orders, and stories to share about this beloved dish. Boston Pizza Tourism Counsellor, Audrey Loch’s favourite is the Pesto ...
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April 2020 Sporting Events

April 2020 Sporting Events

April 2 - 5 Alliance Hockey House League Select Championships Hosted by: Brantford Minor Hockey Association Various 3 - 5 Move with the Beat Dance Competition Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts 3 - 5 Paul Mitchell Invitational (A/AA) Hosted by: Brantford Boys CYO Basketball Various 4 Crocus Bonspiel Hosted by: Brantford Golf & Country Club Brantford Golf & Country Club 4 - 5 Underwater Rugb...
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April Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

April Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our April roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing.  Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet. Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to s...
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Brantford's Annual Flashing Blades presents 70 Years on Ice

Brantford's Annual Flashing Blades presents 70 Years on Ice

*UPDATE* This event has now been postponed to 2021. Please visit the Brant Skating Club's media release for more information. Submitted by: Brant Skating Club The Brant Skating Club will enter a new decade with grand celebration as skaters and families prepare for the 70th annual Flashing Blades spectacle scheduled for April 11 at the Brantford Civic Centre. Under the direction of award-winning coaches Alison Purkiss and Kevin Stefan, the annual ice revue will involve over 130 local skaters. ...
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Taste of Glenhyrst 2020 – La Saveur en Blanc

Taste of Glenhyrst 2020 – La Saveur en Blanc

La Saveur en Blanc, which roughly translates to “the flavour in white” is the theme of Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant’s annual “Taste of Glenhyrst” event. The highly-anticipated event will take place on June 18, 2020 in Glenhyrst Gardens, a beautifully landscaped sixteen-acre park on the banks of the Grand River. Welcome the warm weather at Taste of Glenhyrst, the 23rd anniversary of one of the community’s most loved fundraising events. Lucky ticket holders w...
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The Cultural & Built Heritage Funding Program is now open

The Cultural & Built Heritage Funding Program is now open

The Cultural & Built Heritage Funding Program is now open. The application package includes three documents, which are all available online here. Please ensure that you review the application package thoroughly before starting your application. If you have any questions about the program or your application, please contact Kara Davey, Arts & Culture Development Officer, by phone or email to discuss. Note: You must use Adobe Acrobat to complete this application form....
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Nominations Open for Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence

Nominations Open for Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence

The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) has opened their annual Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence program for nominations. These awards recognize outstanding contributions to the tourism industry in Ontario. There are eight award categories: Tourism Innovator of the Year Award This award recognizes an organization or individual that created a new innovative product, policy or service to promote and enhance tourism in their local community, region or the province of Ontario. Tour...
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