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Ride the Bine now in Brantford

Ride the Bine now in Brantford

Ride the Bine is a local beer, wine and cider tours company in Ontario that works to bring people closer to where their beverages come from. The owners of Ride the Bine, Susan Judd and Amanda Dooney, both grew up in farms in southwestern Ontario and opened their business three years ago to share their love of food and beverages. Their first tours started in Norfolk County, but they have quickly grown their business to include tours in Brantford, London and Hamilton.  There are two tours cu...
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Stay connected. Stay motivated. Stay active.

Stay connected. Stay motivated. Stay active.

It is extremely important during this time to practice social-distancing, and people are finding themselves staying at home to be safe and protect their community. But with the closures of active living facilities, many people are finding themselves without their regular exercise and fitness routine. Some businesses are finding ways to utilize online tools and capabilities to reach out to their community. And the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre has started an online Facebook group to help keep every...
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Call for Featured Artist Nominees

Call for Featured Artist Nominees

Each month the City of Brantford recognizes a local artist for their work. These artists range in talents from painters, artisans and mixed media artists to photographers, woodworkers, writers, and so much more. Is there an artist or artistic group whom you would like to see recognized? Nominate them to be a Featured Artist by completing the Featured Artist Nomination Form. This program has been running since 2015, so with five years of Featured Artists under our belt we can confidently say tha...
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4-1-1 on Jane’s Walk

4-1-1 on Jane’s Walk

On the first weekend of May every year, Jane’s Walk festivals take place in over 200 cities all over the world, including right here in Brantford! Jane’s Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), an American-Canadian writer, urbanist and activist who championed the voices of everyday people in neighbourhood planning and city-building. The local movement, Jane’s Walk Brant County, is led by Community Living Brant. The com...
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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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