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Celebrate the holiday season at Bell Homestead

Celebrate the holiday season at Bell Homestead

As we welcome the bright colours and cooler temperatures of autumn, Bell Homestead National Historic Site is preparing for a traditional Victorian Christmas of family, music, and delicious food with present-day precautions.   On Saturday, November 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the Homestead kicks off its Holiday Season with its annual Holiday Bake Sale. The Exchange Café and volunteers will offer a plethora of homemade cookies and squares. New this year, baked goods a...
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Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Glenhyrst Gardens and Art Gallery is a beautiful sixteen acre property along the Grand River located at 20 Ava Road in Brantford. As a non-profit, the gallery displays six unique, contemporary exhibits on an annual basis and offers events, art education programs, classes and workshops for all ages throughout the year. This year, Brantford Lights will be a DRIVE THRU ONLY event. The light display will begin on December 4, 2020 and will glow bright from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. each night through J...
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Brantford attractions honoured in ABA’s “Best of the Best”

Brantford attractions honoured in ABA’s “Best of the Best”

Each year the American Bus Association (ABA) features the “Best of the Best” Editor’s Pick, which honours outstanding travel industry members who go above and beyond for the group tour industry. Winners are featured in both the digital and print copies of ABA’s November/December issue of Destinations Magazine, which reaches over 3,800 members in North America and Canada. The digital issue can be viewed online now. Tourism Brantford is proud to announce that three local a...
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2021 Community Cultural Investment Program Opens November 13, 2020

2021 Community Cultural Investment Program Opens November 13, 2020

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department will be accepting applications for the 2021 Community Cultural Investment Program (CCIP) from Friday, November 13, 2020 to Friday, January 8, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. Funded by the City of Brantford, the goals for the Community Cultural Investment Program are to: Provide operating financial assistance to not-for-profit organizations within the Brantford arts, culture, and heritage community; Encourage public awareness and appreciati...
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Candlelit Tours at Mohawk Chapel

Candlelit Tours at Mohawk Chapel

Explore the grounds of Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks during their Candlelit Tours happening this November and December. Mohawk Chapel was the first Protestant church in Upper Canada and is now the oldest surviving church in Ontario. This historic landmark offers guided tours and hosts a number of special events throughout the year. Stroll along the pathway leading up to Mohawk Chapel as it’s lit by the soft glow of candlelight and marvel at the history and architec...
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November Featured Artist - Ashley LeBlanc

November Featured Artist - Ashley LeBlanc

Our November Featured Artist is Ashley LeBlanc, an 18-year-old singer, songwriter and performing artist from Brantford. LeBlanc says she has been singing since she could talk and grew up listening to her Dad’s jukebox, discovering her love of music while singing along to hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s. LeBlanc has been playing guitar for the last ten years, and for the last four years she has been performing locally and throughout Ontario at festivals, restaurants, local fairs and charity...
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November Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

November Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our November 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 t...
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