Residents are invited to join the City of Brantford at the Bell Homestead National Historic Site to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 1 p.m. to. 4 p.m.
“The Bell Homestead NHS is thrilled to be hosting this celebration to honour Her Majesty,” says Brian Wood, Curator, Bell Homestead NHS. “It’s very fitting since this is also the 25th anniversary since her Majesty the Queen visited the Bell Homestead. During that visit, she unveiled a plaque officially recognizing the Bell Homestead as a national historic site.”
The free event will feature live music from the Brantford Community Symphony Orchestra, high tea and refreshments and fun crafts for children. David McKee will be in attendance to kick things off at 1 p.m. as he celebrates his 30th year as Brantford’s official Town Crier. Spring Creek Dancer will bring welcoming and greetings from Mississauga Nation/Anishinaabek. The Brant 4-H Association, a youth development leadership program, will also be launching their book and the Bell Homestead’s new official mascot.
To learn more, please visit www.bellhomestead.ca or call 519-759-4150.
On Thursday, June, 2, 2022, the City of Brantford is joining the Department of Canadian Heritage to illuminate buildings and landmarks in a royal purple hue. The Harmony Square fountain and the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts marquee will be lit up in purple to celebrate Her Majesty’s historic reign and pay tribute to seven decades of service as Queen of Canada.