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Brantford’s Museums Stay Connected

Brantford’s Museums Stay Connected

Museums aren’t on the list of essential services that can remain open to the public, but that doesn’t mean they’re not still offering opportunities for you and your family to learn more about our history. Although we miss these enriching attractions, we can’t help but be inspired by their strong programs that are keeping them connecting to their communities. Here are some of the great, adapted programs that a few of Brantford’s museums are offering right now:  ...
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Egg-cellent Easter Activities

Egg-cellent Easter Activities

Easter will be here on Sunday, April 12, 2020 and to celebrate Brantford has a few different Easter activities to kick off your holiday festivities. Mark your calendars, grab a basket and hop on over to Brantford on Easter weekend and choose from three fantastic egg hunts offered in the City. Or better yet – do them all!  Easter Egg-Stravaganza Brantwood Farms, 251 Powerline Rd., Brantford Friday, April 10 – Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (with timed entry ev...
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Local Cultural Lecture Series

Local Cultural Lecture Series

Each year, local museums and cultural associations offer lecture series as an opportunity to learn more about the people, places and events that make our community unique. For 2019, both Brant Historical Society and Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks (301 Mohawk Street, Brantford) are offering these monthly learning opportunities that focus on topics such as the Year of Indigenous Languages; restoring heritage buildings; and what Indigenous culture can teach us about modern medicine.
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Free History Speaker Series Returns to Brantford

Free History Speaker Series Returns to Brantford

This season, the Speaker Series will be hosted at Myrtleville House Museum (34 Myrtleville Drive in Brantford). All of these lectures are completely free to attend, light refreshments are provided, and everyone is welcome. The speaker series begins in September and wraps up in May.
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Filling the Grand River with Art and Music

Filling the Grand River with Art and Music

On Saturday, September 9, more than 70 musicians, visual artists, and performers are turning the trails, bridges, and the Grand River into galleries and stages for a brand new arts festival in Brantford: Day on the Grand.
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History and Heritage Hit the Streets

History and Heritage Hit the Streets

Spring has arrived, and the Brant Historical Society is back on April 30 with their walking tour series (schedule posted below). Tours are 75-90 minutes in length, and they generally start at 10:30 am (with the exception of the Fire Walk, which starts at 7:00 pm). Meeting places vary, and are listed on the tour schedule. Admission is free for members of the Brant Historical Society, or $5 for non-members.
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Historic Walking Tours in Brantford and the County of Brant

Historic Walking Tours in Brantford and the County of Brant

Now that the weather has warmed up, the Brant Historical Society is taking their show on the road to bring the history and heritage of Brantford to the streets. The 2015 series of walking tours, presented by Brian Moore, have commenced, and it’s not too late to join in.
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