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Call for Submissions: 10-Minute Play for Grand River Arts Festival

Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 09:38 AM

The Grand River Arts Festival, which is set to take place on September 16, 2023, is now accepting submissions for its 10-Minute Play Competition. This competition invites playwrights to submit their plays for consideration, with selected entries given the opportunity to compete for cash prizes. The festival is looking for plays that are 10 minutes or less and feature no more than four actors.

To participate in the competition, playwrights need to submit their plays for consideration by May 1. If...

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Brantford: A Full List of Where to Go

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2023 03:06 PM

St. Patrick's Day is finally here, and Brantford is the perfect place to celebrate! Whether you're looking for a traditional Irish pub or a modern brewery, there's something for everyone. To help you plan your festivities, we've compiled a list of the best places to spend St. Patrick's Day in Brantford.

Duke on Park is the perfect spot to wear your best green garb and celebrate! They've got an excellent lineup of Irish music, exciting giveaways, and green beer, so you don't want to miss out on...

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Brantford Business Win 2023 Ontario By Bike

Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 04:35 PM

Ontario by Bike (OBB) recently announced the winners of the Bicycle Friendly Business Awards for 2023. These businesses are awarded for the efforts in and excelling at providing services and welcoming cyclists, as well as supporting the cycling within their community. With 13 tourism regions in Ontario, two businesses from each region were selected with one specifically being a bike-related business.

The annual awards were open to businesses certified by Ontario By Bike as bicycle friendly, having...

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The Pubs of Brantford

Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 01:52 PM

When exploring a new city, the best way to get the full experience is to explore like a local. Here are some popular pubs to check out whether it’s for a full meal, a quick bite or a just a pint.

The Duke on Park

The Duke on Park is a local pub offering friendly service, well-prepared meals and live entertainment. Offering traditional British fare, pub-grub, great beer on tap, breakfast, lunch and dinner; drop in to try the daily specials.

The Rose & Thistle

The Rose and Thistle is a British Pub in...

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How to Spend March Break in Brantford

Posted on Thursday, March 09, 2023 09:26 AM

Canadian Heritage Military Museum Brantford

If you're interested in history, the Canadian Heritage Military Museum Brantford is definitely worth a visit. This museum showcases the history of Canada's military, with a focus on the contributions made by local soldiers. During March Break, the museum will be open from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and offering free admission. You can explore the exhibits and learn all about Canada's military history. 

Brantford Farmers' Market

The Brantford Farmers' Market...