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The Newest Local Gift for a Chocoholic

Posted on Monday, December 06, 2021 12:04 PM

If you have a chocolate connoisseur in your life, or you just want to show up with the most delicious hostess, teacher or neighbour gift, Le Chocolat du Savoie has your gift giving covered with their “A Taste of Local” chocolate box. Made by hand by Le Chocolat du Savoie’s chocolatiers, they use their passion for chocolate and local ingredients to prepare a delectable, one-of-a-kind sampling of chocolates. Chocolates include:

  • PB & J – layer peanut butter gianduja and grape jelly (in collaboration...

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Branford Sports Council Accepting Nominations for Awards and Recognition Program

Posted on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 04:14 PM

After a two year hiatus, the Brantford Sports Council Awards and Recognition Program will be held in 2022 to recognize all those that contribute to youth sport in the community.

Nominations will be open from December 5, 2021 up to February 20, 2022 to recognize the outstanding achievements of local athletes, coaches, volunteers, teams, officials and sponsors who are actively involved in and support youth sports in the community.

Nominations will be accepted for the following awards:

  • The Phyllis...

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December 2021 Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Posted on Monday, November 29, 2021 04:31 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...

An illuminated display at the Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Posted on Saturday, November 27, 2021 09:57 AM

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, located at 20 Ava Rd., is pleased to announce that this year's Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst returns from December 3, 2021 to January 1, 2022, nightly from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Brantford Lights commences with the official “switch on” on Friday December 3, 2021 at 7 p.m. This evening will also be the official opening of the Vibrant Palette Student Exhibit, where over 300 pieces of art from local students will be on display and will continue for the duration...

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Brantford Symphony Orchestra Presents Christmas Bells are Here Again

Posted on Monday, November 22, 2021 03:23 PM

Brantford Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is pleased to present their annual Christmas concert, Christmas Bells are here again! on Saturday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts.

A seasonal favourite in Brantford, BSO is delighted to be back on stage just in time for Christmas to deliver a sleigh full of your favourite holiday songs. Celebrate the magic of the season and join in the excitement of the return of live music. Tickets are $40 and available through the Sanderson...