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Virtual Author Talks at Brantford Public Library

Virtual Author Talks at Brantford Public Library

Join some of Canada’s biggest and best authors for intimate online conversations with Brantford Public Library’s Thursday Night Author Talks series. The Author Talks are free and those interested can now register through the Library’s website. Thursday, October 15, 2020 - Helen Humphreys, author of Rabbit Foot Bill  The series will kick off Thursday, October 15 with an event featuring a discussion with bestselling author Helen Humphreys. Humphreys is ...
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October Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

October Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our October 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 share...
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Brighten someone’s day with flowers from Brantford Blooms

Brighten someone’s day with flowers from Brantford Blooms

Floral arrangements can sometimes be a daunting task to some, but with Brantford Blooms they make it easy, unique and fun! Located in the heart of Brantford, their experienced design team provides one-of-a-kind creations ranging from a simple bouquet to stunning table settings. Everything they create keeps your budget and style in mind.  The team with leave you speechless with their creativity and will be sure to leave a smile on your face. They source their flowers from local suppliers wh...
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Welcome back to the Bell Homestead

Welcome back to the Bell Homestead

After a six month closure to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, Bell Homestead National Historic Site happily reopened its doors on September 8, 2020. Bell Homestead is open for pre-booked tours only. Six one-hour tours will be conducted Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The museum will be closed between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. for lunch. In an effort to ensure the safety of staff and visitors, face coverings will be mandatory indoors, but can be taken off while...
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Plan A Walking Tour In Downtown Brantford

Plan A Walking Tour In Downtown Brantford

Fall is officially here and there is lots of time to enjoy the sunshine and beautiful scenery throughout Brantford during a walking tour. It is easier to social distance outdoors and so we can feel safe exploring. The best part – walking is free! Brantford’s downtown is home to a variety of monuments rich in history, unique shopping, delicious dining and entertainment. You can explore individually or in your social bubble, move at your own pace, and enjoy a unique experience each tim...
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The History Of Brantford's Coat of Arms

The History Of Brantford's Coat of Arms

Today we’re shining the spotlight on how Brantford’s official coat of arms came to be. A coat of arms is a recognizable symbol of the heritage and enduring qualities of a community. Brantford had used a coat of arms since it was incorporated as a city in 1877. However, the Canadian Heraldic Authority didn’t officially recognize it until September 24, 1991. It was on this day, that a ceremony for the presentation of the coat of arms, flag and badge took place in Brantford. The ...
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Fun Facts About Brantford

Fun Facts About Brantford

This week, Tourism Brantford is rolling out the welcome mat to all new and returning students from Conestoga College's Brantford Campus, Wilfrid Laurier University's Brantford Campus and Six Nations Polytechnic. Today, we'll be sharing some fun facts about Brantford. With a population of nearly 100,000 residents, Brantford continues to grow and draw attention from visitors, businesses and students alike. The historic Grand River runs through the city, creating a beautiful backdrop and...
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