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Attention Meeting & Convention Planners!

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 08:58 AM

Did you know that Tourism Brantford’s new website has a page just for meeting & convention planners like you? Explore the quick links to our Tourism Directory for more information on venues and facilities, accommodations, catering and activities. Spend time getting to know Brantford by familiarizing yourself with the unique, dining, shopping, arts, culture and heritage attractions and outdoor experiences throughout the city.

We understand that it has been a difficult time for planners due to...

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Alison Purkiss Named Brantford 2020 Sportsperson of the Year

Posted on Monday, February 22, 2021 03:30 PM

In a year that saw sport take on a different approach, what remained the same was the dedication and passion of those who are involved in it. And a very special member of our community has been recognized for their unwavering belief in shaping the lives of so many in their sport.

Alison Purkiss of the Brant Skating Club is the recipient of the Frank Tomlin Memorial Award as the 2020 Sports Person of the Year for her significant contribution to sport in Brantford and area. The award is traditionally...

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Black Artists and Musicians

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021 09:00 AM

February is Black History Month, a time that recognizes the historic and ongoing struggles toward racial equality and celebrates the experiences and accomplishments of Black Canadians. Today, we are highlighting a number of Black artists and musicians in Brantford. Tourism Brantford invites you to follow along and share your own stories on social media using the hashtag #BHMBrantford.

Nicole Alexander, Artist
Nicole Alexander is a self-taught visual artist whose paintings in oil, acrylic and watercolour...

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Meet the Members of the BPA

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021 09:00 AM

The Brant Performing Arts (BPA) collective was formed in 2010 to provide mutual benefit for the City of Brantford and the County of Brant’s local non-profit performing arts organizations to share resources, network, and pursue shared marketing opportunities. The group includes choirs, bands, presenters, theatre groups, storytellers, teachers, and even a symphony orchestra!

The BPA meets each month to share ideas and information, including presentations by occasional guest speakers. In a typical year,...

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Nu-U Float Studio and Health Bar

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021 09:00 AM

A new way to relax, restore and heal came to the Brantford community in August 2019. Nu-U Float Studio and Health Bar, located at 200 Grand River Ave in Brantford, is a wellness & creative center that specializes in Floatation Therapy. While their full complement of services is currently reduced, with a few minor adjustments to appointment times and business hours, their float tanks were able to receive Public Health approval.

And isn’t it the perfect time for relaxation? With so many of the...