The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts is a hidden gem in downtown Brantford. The historical 1919 theater continues to entertain our community and visitors with live entertainment.
The history of the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts is a long and fascinating one, spanning 97 years. It shows the magnificent design, architecture and entertainment highlights of an era and reflects the evolution and growth of our heritage and culture.
Opened as the Temple Theatre on December 22, 1919, it was originally designed as a vaudeville and silent movie house. The grand and glorious theatre holds 1,125 people.
To celebrate Tourism Awareness Week, Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts has generously donated a voucher to be redeemed at a show or concert of your choice in the 2017/2018 season. The new season will be announced on Thursday, June 22 with tickets on sale June 30, 2017. To win this voucher, social media users must Tweet or post on Facebook a photo or statement about their favourite attraction in Brantford tagging @TourismBrantford using the #BrantfordTourismWeek OR fill out a ballot at the Visitor and Tourism Centre. Ballots will be accepted in person at the Tourism Centre Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Online submissions will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. every evening and draws will be held the next morning.
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