TBD, Spring 2021 - Brantford Civic Centre

70 Years On Ice - Celebrating the Past & the Future

Two performance times  -  Matinee (1pm) and Evening (7pm)

The 70th anniversary Flashing Blades performance celebrates *70 Years on Ice* and will feature pop and rock music selections from the past seven decades, as well as hits from the classic family film Mary Poppins.

The talent roster is led by Evelyn Walsh and Trennt Michaud. National junior champions in 2017, the "dynamic duo" has since earned back to back silver medals (2019 and 2020) at the Canadian Tire National Skating Champions in senior pair competition. They have also represented Team Canada in several international skating contests.

In 2020, the Brant Skating Club competitive team coached by Alison Purkiss has celebrated two more national championships. Junior pair skaters Patricia Andrew and Zachary Daleman earned top marks in Mississauga at Nationals and have also represented Canada abroad as members of the Skate Canada international team.

Novice pair skaters Lily Wilberforce and Aidan Wright carried momentum from their fall regional competitions all the way to the top of the podium at Nationals with a gold medal performance in Mississauga in January.


Several other local talents have represented Brantford and Brant and earned high marks at regional competitions, including:  Jessica Lahosky, Gabby Lahosky, Keira Van Dinther, Laurel Cowan, Ainsley Cowan, Lilyana Petrella, Rachel Jin, Veronika Howarth, Jaymee Rogers, Oleksandra Nechyporuk, Olivia Balfoort, Katelyn Halter, Alyssa Bocskay, Uma Hopen, Elizabeth Burns, Ava Vamos and William Bocskay.

The first of two acts will feature a sensational group opening and closing number, and featurettes starring development skaters from the CanSkate program. Skating to musical numbers from the hit family film, "Mary Poppins", characters will include chimney sweeps, bankers, candy stripers and penguins.

The second act, following a brief intermission, will feature senior skaters and the competitive team performing to pop and rock hits from the past five decades: the rockin' 70's, the crazy 80's, the neon 90's and your contemporary favourites.

PLUS the Brant Skating Club will present a special ALUMNI number featuring past skaters young and old, returning to the ice to be part of the 70th anniversary celebration.

*70 Years on Ice*


79 Market St South

Brantford, ON N3S 2E4 

- Free Parking

Two performance times:

Matinee (1pm)  and Evening (7pm)


UPDATE:  Alumni registration is NOW CLOSED.  Please contact Janet Clarke by email should you have any questions.  Thank you everyone! We have over 50 alumni excited to participate!!

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See you in 2021!

See you in Spring 2021 for the 70th annual Flashing Blades Performance - A Brantford Tradition.


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Featuring Canadian National Champions

Current senior pair silver medalists and 2017 junior national champions Evelyn Walsh and Trennt Michaud (left), joined by 2020 junior national champions Patricia Andrew and Zachary Daleman (center) and 2020 novice national champions Lily Wilberforce and Aidan Wright.