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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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Brantford's Annual Flashing Blades presents 70 Years on Ice

Brantford's Annual Flashing Blades presents 70 Years on Ice

*UPDATE* This event has now been postponed to 2021. Please visit the Brant Skating Club's media release for more information. Submitted by: Brant Skating Club The Brant Skating Club will enter a new decade with grand celebration as skaters and families prepare for the 70th annual Flashing Blades spectacle scheduled for April 11 at the Brantford Civic Centre. Under the direction of award-winning coaches Alison Purkiss and Kevin Stefan, the annual ice revue will involve over 130 local skaters. ...
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The Cultural & Built Heritage Funding Program is now open

The Cultural & Built Heritage Funding Program is now open

The Cultural & Built Heritage Funding Program is now open. The application package includes three documents, which are all available online here. Please ensure that you review the application package thoroughly before starting your application. If you have any questions about the program or your application, please contact Kara Davey, Arts & Culture Development Officer, by phone or email to discuss. Note: You must use Adobe Acrobat to complete this application form....
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