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Shop with Oakhill Marketplace on Facebook Live

Shop with Oakhill Marketplace on Facebook Live

Trendy. Local. Shopping. And it’s open all year? This is music to our shopaholic ears. Oakhill Marketplace, located at 39 King George Rd., showcases the homemade work of over 175 members, including: Our Natural Creations, B's Wraps, Mystical Scents, Wood N Things Custom Creations, Little Violet's Bowtique, TD's Toy Bunker, Taylor's Crafts and More. From deliciously scented soy candles and oils to crystals, clothing, knick-knacks and everything else in between, Oakhill Marketplace bo...
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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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Call for Artists: City Hall Public Art Project

Call for Artists: City Hall Public Art Project

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, in partnership with the City of Brantford, is seeking Artists and Artist-Led Teams to submit proposals to create a permanent piece of public art for the new City Hall (58-70 Dalhousie Street, Brantford). This piece will represent a significant part of Brantford’s history; artists are asked to prepare proposals that incorporate colourful wood foundry moulds and industrial heritage related artifacts, donated by the Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre and loca...
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Mark your calendars for Christmas in Paris!

Mark your calendars for Christmas in Paris!

Fall is here and winter is coming fast, and what’s winter without the beautiful Christmas in Paris craft fair? For many, this event signals the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. This magical 3-day event will run from Friday, November 1 through Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the Paris Fairgrounds (139 Silver St.) in Paris. Charming Paris, coined “Canada’s Prettiest Little Town” is nestled along the banks of the Grand and Nith rivers and warmly welcomes thousands of...
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Day on the Grand

Day on the Grand

The Grand River, or O:se Kenhionhata:tie in Mohawk (meaning “Willow River”), is the beautiful stretch of lazily flowing water that ribbons our community. Our river is so often left in the background of our story, but Gerry Lafleur of the Brantford Arts Block continues to use the river as the main character in his annual event, Day on the Grand. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, September 7 from 2pm to 9pm, in the stretch of river along the historic Brant’s Cross...
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July Featured Artist: Brianne Lavallee

July Featured Artist: Brianne Lavallee

Lavallee has lived in Brantford most of her life, and is appreciative of a community that understands and practices shopping local as it “gives my business a fair chance to thrive,” she says.
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2018 Culture Days – Great Local Events

2018 Culture Days – Great Local Events

The City of Brantford welcomes back the nation-wide grassroots festival 'Culture Days' on September 28, 29 & 30!
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