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November 2021 Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 02:10 PM

Welcome to our November 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 specifically...

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Finding Fall Colours on the Trails

Posted on Thursday, October 21, 2021 03:00 PM

The weather’s turning cooler and Instagram feeds are blowing up with inspirational photos of bright fall colours. Each year brings a varying mixture of reds, yellows and oranges to enjoy. When and where the colours emerge first and brightest is a pleasant surprise. Here are three spots we’ll be watching this season.

Franklin Grobb Forest Loop

Located at 25 Hunter Way in West Brantford, Franklin Grobb Memorial Forest is designated as a Significant Natural Area by the City of Brantford. With a lightly...

Brantford Symphony Orchestra announces their upcoming presentation of Happy Days are Here Again

Brantford Symphony Orchestra Presents “Happy Days are Here Again”

Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:06 AM

After a year and a half of no concerts or events, the Brantford Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is more than pleased to announce their upcoming presentation of the appropriately named “Happy Days are Here Again” on October 30, 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

Unwind with the BSO in physically-distanced seating at the beautiful Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts. This light and happy program will be sure to put a smile on your face (even if it’s underneath a mask!) There will be lots of variety on the show with...

Aerial Artist in Hoop at Studio 5.6.7.8.

Aerial Arts Program Soaring at Studio 5.6.7.8.

Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 09:12 AM

Studio 5.6.7.8. has been a fixture in Brantford’s dance community for thirty years. The studio, comprised of approximately 400 students and 14 instructors, recently relocated from its established location on Dunsdon St. to a more central location at 85 Charing Cross St. In doing so, the studio doubled its footprint from 4,000 to 8,000 square feet with more space to accommodate its growing number of students.

Studio 5.6.7.8. offers recreational, adult and competitive dance classes in tap, jazz, ballet,...

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Upcoming Family-Friendly Performances at the Sanderson Centre

Posted on Friday, October 08, 2021 12:47 PM

The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts is excited to be moving forward in their second century, with a variety of live performances scheduled for the 2021-22 winter spring season.  The Sanderson Centre brings a range of artists and family-friendly performances to Brantford each year as well as being a premier venue for dance competitions, filming, and conferences.

Chris Funk’s REDEFINING WONDER is an engaging experience of a magic show with live music and using a live-feed camera and interactive...