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October Featured Artist: Nathan Balog

October Featured Artist: Nathan Balog

October’s Featured Artist is Nathan (Nate) Balog, a Brantford metal artist and the owner of Nate’s Custom Metal Worx. Balog began working for a steel manufacturer in his early teens, where he learned basic welding techniques through trial and error. His biggest inspiration was his grandfather, Nicholas Balog, who could regularly be found working in his shop on different wood projects. “When I saw how he could build anything…” Nathan recalls, “…I wante...
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Eliza Bell’s Sketchbooks Restored

Eliza Bell’s Sketchbooks Restored

Four sketchbooks, along with various other personal items belonging to Eliza (nee Symonds) and Melville Bell – parents of Alexander Graham Bell, were donated to the Bell Homestead National Historic Site from the Dr. Mabel Grosvenor archives by her nieces and nephews in 2007. The sketchbooks came into Dr. Mabel’s possession after the passing of her mother, Elsie Bell Grosvenor, oldest daughter of Alexander and Mabel Bell. Prior to this, they were in Alexander Graham Bell’s posse...
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Top Picks for Pics Part Two

Top Picks for Pics Part Two

Wilkes Dam, Brantford Armoury, Brantford Farmers' Market, Brantford Twin Valley Zoo, Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of The Mohawks, Carnegie Building, Victoria Park, Earl Haig Family Fun Park, Brantford Golf & Country Club, Arnold Anderson Stadium, Cockshutt Park, Brant Park Conservation Area
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The Plaque is Back BBQ!

The Plaque is Back BBQ!

The Bell Memorial plaque is being returned to its rightful home this month, and we’re having a community BBQ to celebrate this cherished piece of Brantford’s heritage. The Plaque is Back celebration and BBQ is scheduled for Thursday, September 19 from 11am to 1pm. Greetings and remarks will take place at 11:15am. The century old historic plaque was stolen in March 2019 and recovered shortly thereafter by Brantford Police. The plaque describes the work of Walter S. Allward for the Be...
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30+ Events Scheduled for Culture Days!

30+ Events Scheduled for Culture Days!

September signals that Culture Days is on its way in Brantford and area! Organizations are busy planning their free and interactive Culture Days activities for September 27 to 29, 2019. Mark your calendar and start planning your weekend of free, interactive cultural experiences in our community. Culture Days is a nationwide grassroots festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the festival invites the community to explore, discover, and participate in arts and culture in their commun...
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Brantford Hoodies For Sale at the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre!

Brantford Hoodies For Sale at the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre!

Fall is in the air, the kids are going back to school, and we at Tourism Brantford are feeling a little nostalgic. We’re all proud of our alma maters, but we’re also proud of the City where we choose to live, work and play. So come and cozy up in one of our new super soft sweaters and rock Brantford in style! The City of Brantford Economic Development & Tourism Department – Tourism Division is proud to announce the arrival of NEW(!) Brantford sweatshirts! These Campus...
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BSO Presents Una Stravaganza Musicale!

BSO Presents Una Stravaganza Musicale!

Una Stravaganza Musicale! will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
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