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2023 Community Cultural Investment Program Now Open

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2022 09:20 AM

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department will be accepting applications for the 2023 Community Cultural Investment Program (CCIP) from Friday, November 18, 2022 to Friday, January 13, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.

Funded by the City of Brantford, the goals for the Community Cultural Investment Program are to:

  • Provide operating financial assistance to not-for-profit organizations within the Brantford arts, culture, and heritage community;
  • Encourage public awareness and appreciation of...

Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst 2022

Posted on Thursday, November 17, 2022 11:00 AM

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, located at 20 Ava Rd. in Brantford, is pleased to announce that Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst will return from December 2, 2022 to January 1, 2023. See the 16-acre park along the banks of the Grand River transform in to a winter wonderland nightly from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Celebrating it's 10th year, the Brantford Lights will commence with the official “switch on” event on Friday, December 2, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. This evening will also coincide with the official opening...

AIM Dance Studio

Featured Artist - AIM Dance Studio

Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2022 02:48 PM

November’s Featured Artists are husband and wife duo, Brian and Kelly Sloat of AIM Dance, who specialize in ballroom, Latin, wedding and fitness dance lessons.

Brian and Kelly met on the dance floor and have been sharing their passion with people ever since. Their goal is to teach people to have fun learning to dance, and acquire the skills to dance for a lifetime. Their studio space has been a place of community where dancers can better connect with their partners, family, and friends and get away...

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November 2022 Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 04:45 PM

Welcome to our November 2022 roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. 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 to share with us? Comment below, or send your suggestions to Please note that these lists are compiled at the beginning of the previous month, and curated...

Lara St. John

Brantford Symphony Orchestra

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2022 11:46 AM

The Brantford Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Philip Sarabura are thrilled to be welcoming renowned Canadian-born violinist Lara St. John to the stage of the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts on Saturday, October 29, 2022.  Practically a hometown girl, Ms. St. John was born in London, Ontario, (just a quick jaunt down Highway 401), and began playing the violin when she was two years old. She made her first appearance as soloist with orchestra at age four, and her European debut when...