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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...

A family on a tour of the Bell Homestead National Historic Site

2022 Community Cultural Investment Program Opens November 12, 2021

Posted on Friday, November 05, 2021 02:54 PM

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department will be accepting applications for the 2022 Community Cultural Investment Program (CCIP) from Friday, November 12, 2021 to Friday, January 14, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

Funded by the City of Brantford, the goals for the Community Cultural Investment Program are to:

  • provide operating financial assistance to not-for-profit organizations within the Brantford arts, culture, and heritage community;
  • encourage public awareness and appreciation of...

Wayfinding signage in the City of Brantford

Find Your Way With New Wayfinding Signage

Posted on Monday, November 01, 2021 04:15 PM

Have you seen the new wayfinding signs that are going up at major intersections throughout the City? If you’ve squinted at one driving by, the good news is they’re not for motorists. These new signs have been designed and posted specifically to help pedestrians and cyclists safely navigate through the City's major transportation routes and find popular destinations with ease. Some of the destinations included on these signs are City-owned facilities, community centers, parks, schools, the mall and...

Aerial Artist demonstration at Studio 5.6.7.8.

November Featured Artist, Caroline McLaughlin

Posted on Monday, November 01, 2021 03:30 PM

November’s Featured Artist is Caroline McLaughin, the Artistic Director of Studio 5.6.7.8 in Brantford with skills in many artistic forms including dance, drama, singing and aerial arts.

Caroline grew up in Toronto dancing and singing her whole life. She began teaching at 16 and that was the spark she needed to pursue educating children. She is certified through Performing Arts Educators of Canada (P.A.E.C.) as well as Acrobatic Arts, which continually offers workshops, seminars and training to keep...

Woman typing on laptop in a conference room

Tourism Brantford Grows Connections at CME Expo 2021

Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2021 12:22 PM

On October 19 and 20, 2021 Tourism Brantford attended the CME Expo, Canada’s largest marketplace for meeting and event professionals. The two-day event is specifically tailored for the business meeting and event industry to connect with suppliers, network with the industry, get inspired and learn about the latest trends, technology, best practices and more.

The 2021 CME Expo consisted of 100+ exhibitors and welcomed 1000+ attendees. Exhibitors included:  Domestic and international hotels and...