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Trail Mix

Trail Mix: Local Artists, Local Trails

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 01:20 PM

Tourism Brantford is pleased to announce the launch of Trail Mix, a program that merges local music with Brantford’s trail system in advance of International Trails Day on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Trail users can look for the signs posted on the kilometre markers along the trail between Hardy Road and River Road, located behind notable tourism destinations in Brantford including: Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Waterworks Park, Earl Haig Family Fun Park and Brant’s Crossing. Each sign includes...

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...

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October 2022 Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 04:22 PM

Welcome to our October 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 culture@brantford.ca. Please note that these lists are compiled at the beginning of the previous month, and curated...

Culture Days

Free Activities Planned for Culture Days (September 23 to October 22, 2022)

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 03:48 PM

Somehow, the summer is almost over, and although many may not be looking forward to the cold months to come, the fall signals that Culture Days is on its way back to Brantford and area! Individuals and organizations in Brantford and area are busy planning their free and interactive Culture Days activities for you. This year’s Culture Days is September 23 to October 22, so mark your calendars and start planning your free, interactive adventures around town.

Culture Days is a nationwide grassroots...

The Grand Exhibit

Brantford's Grand Exhibit

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022 08:35 AM

Brantford’s Grand Exhibit is a partnership between the City of Brantford and Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, which features twelve to-scale reproductions from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection displayed throughout the City. The twelve pieces selected for the Grand Exhibit were voted on by members of the community and showcase a small piece of over 600 original works of art from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection. 

Each piece is reproduced to scale, and include an interpretive panel that describes...