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Sanderson Centre launches new microsite

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 12:00 AM

To complement the centennial season of Brantford’s treasured Sanderson Centre, the City is excited to announce the launch of our newest microsite –

The site features a streamlined and modern design that aims to make it easier for visitors to find information about upcoming shows and follows the launch of several microsites earlier this year. The site also features responsive web design allowing the fresh content to automatically reformat to fit the device being used...


Sanderson Centre Celebrates 100 Years of Applause!

Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 12:00 AM

Get ready for one of the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts' biggest seasons yet in celebration of 100 years of theatre. This beautiful theatre seats 1,125 and they show professional entertainment and local performing arts shows, community and show events, dance competitions and recitals.

The goal of this season is to entertain audiences with selections in keeping with the three era’s of the theatre: Vaudeville, Film, and Performance. The Sanderson Centre was known as the Temple Theatre in...


5 Ideas for a Fun Night Out in Brantford

Posted on Monday, December 09, 2019 12:00 AM

Are you looking for something fun to do tonight? This weekend? Brantford is the place to be! Enjoy a relaxing day of pampering at Grand Wellness, or get your craft on at Finders Keepers and design a beautiful decorative piece for your home. This weekend could bring the adrenaline rush you are looking for with some sports action on the simulator at Players Only Sports Bar or test your skills at Escape Key and try to beat the clock! You could also visit Bell City Brewing Co. or Mash Paddle to enjoy...


October Featured Artist: Nathan Balog

Posted on Wednesday, October 09, 2019 12:00 AM

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 wanted to learn to do the same.” 

His father...


Eliza Bell’s Sketchbooks Restored

Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:00 AM

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 possession after his mother...