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Lara St. John

Brantford Symphony Orchestra

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2022 11:46 AM

The Brantford Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Philip Sarabura are thrilled to be welcoming renowned Canadian-born violinist Lara St. John to the stage of the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts on Saturday, October 29, 2022.  Practically a hometown girl, Ms. St. John was born in London, Ontario, (just a quick jaunt down Highway 401), and began playing the violin when she was two years old. She made her first appearance as soloist with orchestra at age four, and her European debut when...

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October 2022 Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 04:22 PM

Welcome to our October 2022 roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet.

Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to share with us? Comment below, or send your suggestions to culture@brantford.ca. Please note that these lists are compiled at the beginning of the previous month, and curated...

Brantwood Farms Corn Maze

October 2022 Events in Brantford

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 01:45 PM

Brantwood Farms Fall Fair
When: Every Saturday and Sunday in October, including Thanksgiving Monday. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Last entry at 4 p.m.
Where:  Brantwood Farms, 251 Powerline Rod., Brantford
Fee: $15/person, ages 23 months and up. Season Pass: $38. Admission includes all events except Pony Rides (+$5) and Train Rides (+$3). Pick Your Own apples and pumpkins also available.  

Activities include: 

  • Wagon Rides
  • Giant Jumping Pillow
  • Corn Maze
  • Haunted Barn
  • Obstacle Course
  • Corn...

Culture Days

Free Activities Planned for Culture Days (September 23 to October 22, 2022)

Posted on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 03:48 PM

Somehow, the summer is almost over, and although many may not be looking forward to the cold months to come, the fall signals that Culture Days is on its way back to Brantford and area! Individuals and organizations in Brantford and area are busy planning their free and interactive Culture Days activities for you. This year’s Culture Days is September 23 to October 22, so mark your calendars and start planning your free, interactive adventures around town.

Culture Days is a nationwide grassroots...

The Grand Exhibit

Brantford's Grand Exhibit

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2022 08:35 AM

Brantford’s Grand Exhibit is a partnership between the City of Brantford and Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, which features twelve to-scale reproductions from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection displayed throughout the City. The twelve pieces selected for the Grand Exhibit were voted on by members of the community and showcase a small piece of over 600 original works of art from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection. 

Each piece is reproduced to scale, and include an interpretive panel that describes...