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Call for Submissions: 10-Minute Play for Grand River Arts Festival

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 09:38 AM

The Grand River Arts Festival, which is set to take place on September 16, 2023, is now accepting submissions for its 10-Minute Play Competition. This competition invites playwrights to submit their plays for consideration, with selected entries given the opportunity to compete for cash prizes. The festival is looking for plays that are 10 minutes or less and feature no more than four actors.

To participate in the competition, playwrights need to submit their plays for consideration by May 1. If...

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Black-owned publications, organizations and community resources

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2023 11:00 AM

February is Black History Month, a time that recognizes the historic and ongoing struggles toward racial equality and celebrates the experiences and accomplishments of Black Canadians. Today, we are highlighting a number of Black-owned publications, organizations and community resources in Brantford. Tourism Brantford invites you to follow along and share your own stories on social media using the hashtag #BHMBrantford.


BTOWN (co-published by Amanda Mersereau) is a Brantford-based digital...

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Grand Fête du Vin 2023

Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2023 02:05 PM

The Grand River Chorus cordially invites to the 21st annual Grand Fete du Vin - A New Journey. This year's event promises to be a night filled with live entertainment, guided wine tasting, auctions, raffles, and much more.

The event will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2023, at the Best Western Hotel and Conference Centre in Brantford. The night kicks off with cocktails and auction viewing at 5 p.m., followed by guided wine tasting by Burning Kiln Winery of St. Williams at 6 p.m. Guests will...

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Last Call for Nominations: Annual Brantford Sports Council Sports Awards and Recognition Program

Posted on Wednesday, February 08, 2023 09:14 AM

The deadline for submitting your nominations for the 17th Annual Brantford Sports Council Sports Awards and Recognition Program is fast approaching. The Awards recognize the outstanding achievements of local athletes, coaches, volunteers, teams, officials and sponsors who are actively involved in and support youth sports in our community.

Nominations for 2022 will be accepted until February 10, 2023 for the following awards:

  • The Kevin Finney Memorial Award - Sportsmanship and Dedication
  • The Phyllis...

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Arts Census Findings

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 10:00 AM

Join Arts Ecology of Brantford/Brant for a presentation of the findings of the Arts Census that was completed this past summer in Brant region. In addition, we will be conducting a visioning session as our researchers work to develop a strategic plan that outlines how we can put the results of the Census into action.

1. Arts Census Research Results Presentation (30 mins)
The Arts Census was conducted in Brant region during July and August 2022. It was completed by 70 local artists and creatives...