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Glenhyrst Offering a Variety of Summer Classes and Workshops

Glenhyrst Offering a Variety of Summer Classes and Workshops

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is open to the public Tuesday to Friday from 10 am – 5 pm with new protocols in place to protect visitors and employees. Normally, Glenhyrst would be rounding off their third week of the Summer Arts Camp program, but in consideration of provincial health guidelines and keeping safety their number one priority, they have had to make the difficult decision to cancel the summer camp program for 2020. Fear not! Glenhyrst is excited to offer a variety of adult/te...
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Be a Brantford Sunset Chaser

Be a Brantford Sunset Chaser

You’ve heard of storm chasers, but what about sunset chasers? Humans have an instinctual appreciation for the beauty of nature, and many of us can relate to having a tendency to stop and stare at a breathtaking sunset. Watching the sun set is often a quiet experience that can help to refresh the mind and soul. Especially during this time, when many people are feeling anxious, sunset chasing can be a fun way to engage with natural beauty and enjoy being in the moment. Follow the sunset thr...
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Volunteers Get the Job Done

Volunteers Get the Job Done

Now that we have tempted your taste buds with all the culinary delights that the Brantford International Village has to offer, let’s take a moment to recognize the true heroes of this festival...the Villages Volunteers. The backbone of any community event has always been the people that give selflessly of their time to help the event run smoothly. It will be a while before there can be large-scale events that will require many, many volunteers, but today we want to recognize, salute and th...
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Splash Pads in Brantford are Open!

Splash Pads in Brantford are Open!

Beat the heat in one of Brantford’s many splash pads! With a surging heatwave ripping through Ontario, City of Brantford officials have decided to reopen our community splash pads. In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, the splash pads were closed throughout May and June, reopening just last weekend on Friday, July 3, 2020.  Hours of operation are 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., with operational changes and strict preventative measures in place. A portalet and hand w...
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Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant announces artist selected for City Hall Public Art project

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant announces artist selected for City Hall Public Art project

The Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant and the City of Brantford are pleased to announce that Elora-based artist Jane Bowen, has been selected to complete the City Hall Public Art Project. The artwork will be located on the indoor entranceway of Brantford’s new City Hall (60 Dalhousie St., Brantford, ON), scheduled to open in 2021.  Jane Bowen has exhibited throughout Ontario since her first solo exhibition in Elora, ON in 1989. In addition to exploring the unique characteristics th...
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Brantford International Villages Festival – All. The. Food. Part 2

Brantford International Villages Festival – All. The. Food. Part 2

We’re back! After a day of thinking of pretty much nothing but food (does that really differ from any other day), we’re exploring the rest of the cultural culinary delights that are popular at the Brantford International Villages Festival. Although we’re still wishing we were all gathered together to enjoy, Tourism Brantford hopes that you spend some time with your loved ones to learn about the different cultures and chefs here in Brantford. Schedule your next lunch or dinner a...
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Brantford International Villages Festival – All. The. Food. Part 1

Brantford International Villages Festival – All. The. Food. Part 1

Hands up - who goes to the Brantford International Villages Festival with the goal of eating something from every Village? … and then rolls themselves home? We absolutely love trying food from a variety of cultures over 4 days, all made lovingly with the hands and hearts of our very own Brantfordians. If we’re pulling at your heartstrings, and your tummy is grumbling, then why not recreate your own version of the Villages at home? Handmade pierogi, butter chicken made from scratch, ...
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