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Brantford Chronicles: March Moments

Posted on Thursday, March 07, 2024 03:11 PM

The month of March is significantly important for Brantford. In this month, numerous historical events took place due to the great deeds of remarkable people. 

March 3: Graham Bell’s Birthday

Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, resided in Brantford. On March 3, we honor his birthday. Did you know that Bell lived right here in Brantford? To step back in time, take a tour of the Bell Homestead Historic Site, where you’ll discover the house he lived in, gain insights into his life,...

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Call for New Artists and Songs for Trail Mix

Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024 02:09 PM

Tourism Brantford is pleased to release a call for new artists and songs for the third year of the Trail Mix program. If you’re a Brantford musician, please consider submitting your songs so City staff can begin to curate the next playlists for 2024. We are looking for 30 original songs to update our playlists and all artists will be compensated. If selected, the final format of the songs must be submitted in .wav format. Since its implementation in 2022 in advance of International Trails Day in...

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Celebrate Black History Month at the Library

Posted on Tuesday, February 06, 2024 03:57 PM

An appearance from a celebrated author and musician is just one of three events the Brantford Public Library has planned for Black History Month.

All events are free to attend, and people can register through the Library’s website or by calling or visiting the Library.

An evening with author and musician Antonio Michael Downing/John Orpheus will kick off the celebration on Thursday, February 8. Downing’s memoir Saga Boy was shortlisted for the Speaker’s Book Award and long-listed for the Toronto...

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Trail Mix Live: Local Talent, Shopping, and More!

Posted on Monday, September 04, 2023 08:01 AM

Welcome to the final Trail Mix Live event of the season! We've saved the best for last, and we're thrilled to have you join us on September 9th at Brantford Farmers' Market from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm for a day filled with music, shopping, and surprises.

Prepare to be blown away by the amazing local talent taking the stage. First up, we've got the sensational Maddisyn Challe, a 19-year-old who's making waves in the world of country and pop music. She's recently dropped her fourth original track and just...

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Exploring Culture Days on Brantford's Trails

Posted on Friday, September 01, 2023 10:50 AM

Are you ready to take a walk along the lovely trails of Brantford, right next to the peaceful flow of the Grand River, all while being inspired by the amazing work of local artists? If that sounds like a perfect day out, then mark your calendar for Culture Days on the Trails.

Brantford, often known as Hub of Trails, offers a unique experience for nature enthusiasts and art lovers alike. Imagine yourself casually walking along a scenic trail, surrounded by vibrant natural beauty, as the Grand...