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December Featured Artist, Ashley Lepre

December Featured Artist, Ashley Lepre

December’s Featured Artist is Ashley Lepre, a painter and specialist in furniture restoration. You may also know Ashley as the owner of Brantford Finders Keepers, a furniture restoration/gift shop/DIY studio located at 198 King George Rd. Ashley is a wife, mother to three little girls (5,5,6) and a second mom to an 11-year-old son. As an avid DIY’er and crafter, Ashley has had a passion for refreshing old worn out pieces of furniture, saving them from landfill and turning them into ...
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Brantford merchandise now available for curbside pick-up

Brantford merchandise now available for curbside pick-up

Although the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre remains closed to the public until further notice, Tourism Brantford is excited to announce that we will be accepting merchandise orders over the phone beginning on Tuesday, December 1, 2020. Customers can call 519-717-2803, Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., to place an order and schedule a time to pick up their Brantford merchandise. Staff will be able to process your transaction and accept cre...
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Tourism Brantford's 25 Days of Giveaways

Tourism Brantford's 25 Days of Giveaways

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we're celebrating with 25 days of giveaways so you can shop, dine and support local this season! Beginning on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 and running through to Friday, December 25, 2020, Tourism Brantford will be hosting one giveaway each day. To enter, visit Tourism Brantford's Facebook page and/or Instagram account. Note: you can enter through both social media channels to double your chances to win. To...
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December Training & Networking for  Creative Industry Professionals

December Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our December roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing.  Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet. Do you have any great training or networking opportunities t...
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Call for Artists: Walter Gretzky Portrait

Call for Artists: Walter Gretzky Portrait

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is seeking Artists to submit proposals to create a portrait of Walter Gretzky. The portrait will become the property of The Corporation of the City of Brantford and will be located at the newly dedicated and renamed Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course, Banquet and Learning Academy located at 320 Balmoral Drive in Brantford, Ontario. Artists will be selected by a partner-led jury through a process involving a written statement of approach, qualifications, and hist...
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Best Brewed Cups in Brantford

Best Brewed Cups in Brantford

Coffee is a beverage that has been with the human race for the last six hundred years. Throughout its history it has been used as a concentration aid, in religious ceremonies, and is enjoyed by world-wide populations. It has been developed into a household staple as well as an art form. Whether you prefer a Tim Horton’s double-double on your morning commute, a Starbucks Coconut Cascara Latte savoured with a friend or dark espresso sipped in the afternoon, coffee is universal. Why not have...
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Brantford In Every Season

Brantford In Every Season

With winter soon to make its appearance, curb your indoor boredom and the risk of cabin fever with some of Brantford’s year round sites. Bell Homestead National Historic Site | 94 Tutela Heights Rd. | 519-756-6220 Explore beautiful 19th century pieces as you tour through Bell Homestead National Historic Site. Learn about the invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell from one of the passionate and knowledgeable tour operators, stand in Eliza Bell’s kitchen, and walk throug...
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