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Call for Artists: Walter Gretzky Portrait

Call for Artists: Walter Gretzky Portrait

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is seeking Artists to submit proposals to create a portrait of Walter Gretzky. The portrait will become the property of The Corporation of the City of Brantford and will be located at the newly dedicated and renamed Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course, Banquet and Learning Academy located at 320 Balmoral Drive in Brantford, Ontario. Artists will be selected by a partner-led jury through a process involving a written statement of approach, qualifications, and hist...
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Best Brewed Cups in Brantford

Best Brewed Cups in Brantford

Coffee is a beverage that has been with the human race for the last six hundred years. Throughout its history it has been used as a concentration aid, in religious ceremonies, and is enjoyed by world-wide populations. It has been developed into a household staple as well as an art form. Whether you prefer a Tim Horton’s double-double on your morning commute, a Starbucks Coconut Cascara Latte savoured with a friend or dark espresso sipped in the afternoon, coffee is universal. Why not have...
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Brantford In Every Season

Brantford In Every Season

With winter soon to make its appearance, curb your indoor boredom and the risk of cabin fever with some of Brantford’s year round sites. Bell Homestead National Historic Site | 94 Tutela Heights Rd. | 519-756-6220 Explore beautiful 19th century pieces as you tour through Bell Homestead National Historic Site. Learn about the invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell from one of the passionate and knowledgeable tour operators, stand in Eliza Bell’s kitchen, and walk throug...
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Brantford Church Hockey League Keeps it Fun and Safe

Brantford Church Hockey League Keeps it Fun and Safe

In what would have been the 35th anniversary of the Tournament of Friends, Brantford Church Hockey League is putting on a season in 2020 with the safety of its players first and foremost, but also finding ways to keep it fun for the kids. And with their successful application to the Hockey Equipment Relief Program, Brantford Church Hockey League is doing their part to support youth sports in the community. Brantford Church Hockey League (BCHL) usually holds their Tournament of Friends during on...
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Regional Tourism Funding to Support Business Recovery

Regional Tourism Funding to Support Business Recovery

The Hamilton-Halton-Brant Regional Tourism Association (HHBRTA) has recently initiated a time limited Covid-19 Regional Tourism Recovery Program supporting the industry’s efforts to bounce back from the pandemic. They are offering four unique opportunities that reflect the diverse business offerings represented in the region. Launching on Monday, November 16th and running until Monday, November 30th at 11:59pm, interested parties may apply in any or all of the four different programs, but...
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ICHTHYS Theatre Productions Presents “A Dickens of a Time”

ICHTHYS Theatre Productions Presents “A Dickens of a Time”

ICHTHYS Theatre Productions is proud to announce A Dickens of a Time, an online production based on A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, and adapted by Lorna Stratton. This production will be available on the ICHTHYS Theatre Productions YouTube channel and Facebook page on December 4th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has been famously re-adapted and shared in countless productions since its original publication in December 1843. Despite its age, the tale continues t...
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Watch The Cuban, Win Free Swag!

Watch The Cuban, Win Free Swag!

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department is pleased to announce the upcoming virtual screening and Q&A with the cast and crew from The Cuban, a motion picture that was filmed in Brantford and the County of Brant in 2018. The virtual event will take place on November 27, 2020 beginning at 7:30 p.m. The film can be viewed free of charge from November 27, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. to November 28, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. While you are watching the film, try to spot three re...
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