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An illuminated display at the Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Posted on Saturday, November 27, 2021 09:57 AM

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, located at 20 Ava Rd., is pleased to announce that this year's Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst returns from December 3, 2021 to January 1, 2022, nightly from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Brantford Lights commences with the official “switch on” on Friday December 3, 2021 at 7 p.m. This evening will also be the official opening of the Vibrant Palette Student Exhibit, where over 300 pieces of art from local students will be on display and will continue for the duration...

A family walking through Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Holiday Events in Brantford

Posted on Friday, November 19, 2021 03:00 PM

‘Tis the season! The holiday season is a great time to explore Brantford’s shops, restaurants, and seasonal events and entertainment. Don’t miss these great holiday events that are happening in December. 

Holiday Carnival at Harmony Square

Don't miss the City of Brantford's Holiday Carnival at Harmony Square on Saturday, November 27, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Activities include free take-home photos with Santa Claus (face coverings are mandatory), meet and greet with The Grinch,...

Ballet dancers performing in The Nutcracker

Holiday Performances at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts

Posted on Tuesday, November 09, 2021 11:44 AM

The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts is excited to offer a number of upcoming holiday performances this December. Ring in the season with this exciting line-up of in-person and virtual events.

The Barra MacNeils - an East Coast Christmas
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.
The Barra MacNeils - An East Coast Christmas is a musical potpourri of traditional MacNeil family favourites gleaned from Christmas ceilidhs, midnight masses and the general festive frolic that accompanies each...

The interior theatre of the Sanderson Centre. Welcome back, we've saved a seat for you is overlaid in white text

Upcoming Family-Friendly Performances at the Sanderson Centre

Posted on Friday, October 08, 2021 12:47 PM

The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts is excited to be moving forward in their second century, with a variety of live performances scheduled for the 2021-22 winter spring season.  The Sanderson Centre brings a range of artists and family-friendly performances to Brantford each year as well as being a premier venue for dance competitions, filming, and conferences.

Chris Funk’s REDEFINING WONDER is an engaging experience of a magic show with live music and using a live-feed camera and interactive...

Mohawk Institute Residential School seen from above

Honouring the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 09:29 AM

September 30, 2021 marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day provides an opportunity to recognize the tragic history and ongoing legacy of residential schools and to honour the Survivors, their families and communities.

In Brantford, Woodland Cultural Centre operates a museum and gallery alongside the former Mohawk Institute Residential School and serves to preserve, promote, protect and celebrate Indigenous history, art, language and culture. On September 30, Woodland...