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Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant announces artist selected for City Hall Public Art project

Posted on Friday, July 10, 2020 12:00 AM

The Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant and the City of Brantford are pleased to announce that Elora-based artist Jane Bowen, has been selected to complete the City Hall Public Art Project. The artwork will be located on the indoor entranceway of Brantford’s new City Hall (60 Dalhousie St., Brantford, ON), scheduled to open in 2021. 

Jane Bowen has exhibited throughout Ontario since her first solo exhibition in Elora, ON in 1989. In addition to exploring the unique characteristics the encaustic...

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Brantford International Villages Festival – All. The. Food. Part 1

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 12:00 AM

Hands up - who goes to the Brantford International Villages Festival with the goal of eating something from every Village? … and then rolls themselves home? We absolutely love trying food from a variety of cultures over 4 days, all made lovingly with the hands and hearts of our very own Brantfordians. If we’re pulling at your heartstrings, and your tummy is grumbling, then why not recreate your own version of the Villages at home? Handmade pierogi, butter chicken made from scratch, jerk chicken...

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Brantford International Villages Festival – All. The. Food. Part 2

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2020 12:00 AM

We’re back! After a day of thinking of pretty much nothing but food (does that really differ from any other day), we’re exploring the rest of the cultural culinary delights that are popular at the Brantford International Villages Festival. Although we’re still wishing we were all gathered together to enjoy, Tourism Brantford hopes that you spend some time with your loved ones to learn about the different cultures and chefs here in Brantford. Schedule your next lunch or dinner at home and support...

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Brantford International Villages Festival – ‘Til We Eat Again

Posted on Wednesday, July 08, 2020 12:00 AM

As we turn the calendar to the first week of July, thoughts in Brantford traditionally turn toward one of the City’s most vibrant and delicious signature events – the Brantford International Villages Cultural Festival. However, in what would have been their 47th consecutive year of presenting the festival, the Executive and Board of Directors suspended the event in the best interest of public safety. Even though the event will not be happening this year, let’s still find a way to keep the heart...

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Brantford Hotels Want You To Stay Comfortable, Healthy and Safe

Posted on Tuesday, July 07, 2020 12:00 AM

The hotel industry in Brantford has been growing rapidly with the opening of three brand new hotels: the Holiday Inn Express & Suites (2018), the Home2Suites by Hilton (2019) and the Marriott TownePlace Suites and Conference Centre (2019).

Brantford is recognized for its historic sites, arts, culture, and outdoor activities. Regional and provincial visitors are starting to return to Brantford to safely enjoy things like the 70+ kms of nature trails, the Grand River, gardens and public art throughout...