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inside of the Canadian Military Heritage Museum in Brantford

Museum Month in Brantford: Discover the Transformative Power of Museums

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 08:45 AM

May is Museum Month, a program of the Ontario Museum Association that is celebrated by more than 700 museums, galleries, and heritage sites in Ontario.

The theme for the 2023 International Museum Day edition on May 18 is "Museums, Sustainability and Wellbeing". This theme emphasizes the important role that museums play in contributing to the wellbeing and sustainable development of our communities. As trusted institutions and important threads in our shared social fabric, museums are uniquely...

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Fly High on Flavor: Skyway Café & Catering at Brantford Municipal Airport

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 02:57 PM

Discover a hidden culinary treasure in Brantford: Skyway Café & Catering, located at 110 Aviation Ave within the Brantford Municipal Airport. This exquisite restaurant offers breathtaking views and fast, fresh, and delectable breakfasts made to order. As you savor your meal, planes taking off and landing in the background create an unparalleled ambience.

Step outside and experience an even better vantage point of the Brantford Flying Club, airplane hangars, and runways. You may be surprised to...

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Brantford's River Access Points: Your Paddling Adventure Starting Point

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 01:54 PM

Are you ready to explore the Grand River? If so, Brantford has two designated River Access Points that can be a great starting point, pit stop, or end destination for your paddling adventure.

  1. Ballantyne Drive – North of Spalding Dr.
  2. Cockshutt Bridge – 458 Erie Ave.

In the summer of 2022, new signage was installed at both locations to improve visitors' experience. The signage includes a tourism information kiosk, a map of nearby attractions, and suggested paddling routes. QR codes on the kiosk...

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Crafting Your Way Through a Rainy Day: A DIY Itinerary

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 11:55 AM

It's raining again! Rainy days can be the perfect opportunity to get creative and try some DIY craft activities at home. In this blog post, we'll provide a DIY itinerary for a rainy day in Brantford, highlighting some of the local craft stores and project ideas.

Crock A Doodle 299 Wayne Gretzky Pkwy

Where you can paint and personalize your own pottery piece. They have a variety of pottery items to choose from, including mugs, plates, and figurines. Spend a few hours getting lost in your creativity...

filming a movie taking place in front of the public library with carriages and period costumes

Lights, Camera, Brantford! Record-Breaking Film and TV Production

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 02:01 PM

Brantford has earned a reputation as more than just the "Telephone City" - it's also a thriving hub for film and television production in Ontario. In 2022, Ontario's film and television industry had a record-breaking year, with over $3 billion in production spending. Brantford played a key role in this success, attracting film and television crews from across the province to film in its unique locations.

According to a recent report by Ontario Creates, the film and television industry in Ontario saw...