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Start Promoting Your 2016-17 Events Now

Start Promoting Your 2016-17 Events Now

Marketing local events can be a challenge, but Tourism Brantford can help you get the word out. Community members, organizations, and visitors come to Tourism Brantford for information about local community events, festivals, workshops and classes.
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Celebrate the 130th Birthday of Lawren Harris in Brantford

One of Canada’s most prolific painters, Lawren Harris, was born right here in Brantford on October 23, 1885. Harris is best known as a member of the Group of Seven, a collective of artists who pioneered a style of Canadian landscape painting that became popular in the early twentieth century. The works that he is probably best known for are his simplified abstracted representations of Canada’s Arctic landscape.
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Help us build a Strong Cultural Community

Help us build a Strong Cultural Community

Over the past week or two you've hopefully had some involvement in the Brantford-Brant Cultural Audience Development Program. Either you've been interviewed by the staff of Cobalt Connects, or you've run into us chatting with the community at the St. George Applefest, or maybe you heard Jeremy Freiburger speak at The Culture Project on September 17 at the Dominion Telegraph Event Centre in Paris.
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Celebrate Ontario 2016

Celebrate Ontario 2016

Celebrate Ontario 2016 is now open for applications! Celebrate Ontario is an annual program of the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport that helps festivals and events enhance their programs, activities and services to help tourism grow across the province and aid organizers in providing new experiences and increase visitor spending.
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Partnering with Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association

Partnering with Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association

The City of Brantford is part of the Hamilton Halton Brant Regional Tourism Association (HHBRTA). Tourism attractions and businesses in Brantford can benefit from partnering with HHBRTA who provide the opportunity to reach millions of consumers for FREE.
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Featured Artist: Lily Crawford

Featured Artist: Lily Crawford

You’ve probably heard of Lily Crawford, met her at a local cultural event, seen her work as part of the Brant Studio Tour, or popped into the Crawford Collective on King Street in downtown Brantford; did you know, though, that Lily only started creating her mosaic masterpieces four short years ago?
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October Events at the Bell Homestead NHS

October Events at the Bell Homestead NHS

There’s no better way to discover the Bell Homestead National Historic Site than with one of their fantastic annual events. This sturdy homestead was the site of one of the most important scientific breakthroughs in history, when Alexander Graham Bell grasped the principle on which his most famous invention, the telephone, would work. Embrace the fall colours, flavours and fun at the Bell Homestead’s Thanksgiving Weekend Dinner and Hallowe’en Fun Fair.
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