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Duke’s Bermuda Suit Now In English Museum

Duke’s Bermuda Suit Now In English Museum

It went out of style so very long ago that it might well be referred to as a museum piece. But a lounge suit purchased by the Duke of Windsor [1894-1972] at Bermuda’s old flagship department store Triminghams in 1940 actually fits that description quite literally. The Duke bought the single-breasted wool suit along with a pair of swimming trunks... Read more of this article

Warwick Concert To Honour 9/11 Victims

Warwick Concert To Honour 9/11 Victims

Warwick Academy will be holding its second annual school concert next week to celebrate the memory of former student Rhondelle Tankard and all other victims of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in the US. Ms Tankard, 31 at the time, died when jetliners hijacked by terrorists were flown into the two World Trade Centre buildings. An employee of re/insurance... Read more of this article

Premiere Of Killing Carlisle By Owain Johnston

Premiere Of Killing Carlisle By Owain Johnston

Tickets for the ‘Killing Carlisle’ play by award winning playwright Owain Johnston will go on sale on September 8th. “Owain Johnston is a local playwright who has been a five-time winner of The BMDS Charitable Trust’s Famous for Fifteen Minutes’ Playwriting Festival,” BMDS said. “He has written his first full-length... Read more of this article

The Spy Who Came To Live In Bermuda

The Spy Who Came To Live In Bermuda

He waged a counter-propaganda campaign against the Nazis in the US before America entered World War Two, often using evidence seized in Bermuda to bolster Britain’s argument that Adolf Hitler posed as much of a threat to the New World as he did to the Old. And in the 1960s he retired to Bermuda, living for several years at the Princess Hotel before... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Students’ Moonlight Fashion Show

CedarBridge Students’ Moonlight Fashion Show

Members of CedarBridge Academy’s Noire Youth Theatre Company will be strutting their stuff on the runway at the upcoming Moonlight Fashion Show. Combining aspects of theatre, film and fashion, this family event being staged at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts on September 14 will include a special segment involving audience... Read more of this article

Bermudian’s Film Honoured At Film Festival

Bermudian’s Film Honoured At Film Festival

An acclaimed new short from Hollywood-based Bermudian producer Bayard Outerbridge has taken one of the top awards at an international film festival which celebrates humanitarian ideals. Aleppo – The Film was recognised as “Best Message of Courage” at the Fresco International Film Festival held in the Armenian capital city Yerevan. Aleppo... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Last Harbour Nights This Season

Photos & Video: Last Harbour Nights This Season

After an extended 21 week season, last night [Sept 4] marked the end of the 2019 Harbour Nights season with festivities including the Gombey Warriors, Working Title Band and Coral Beats, the Brazilian percussion group. The 9-minute live video replay is below:Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Kendaree Burgess previously said “The Chamber... Read more of this article

Short Story Competition Accepting Entries

Short Story Competition Accepting Entries

The 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize is accepting entries from now until November 1 and is free to enter, with the competition administered by Commonwealth Writers. A spokesperson said, “The prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction [2,000–5,000 words]. The five regional winners receive £2,500 and the overall winner... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: C29 Back To School Party

Photos & Video: C29 Back To School Party

[Updated with photos] Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva — who represents the PLP in Constituency 29 Southampton East — and his constituency branch are holding their annual Back to School party event this afternoon [Sept 4] at Southampton Rangers. We will have a photo gallery later on and in the meantime the live video is below. The... Read more of this article

Azorean Fado Musicians To Perform In Bermuda

Azorean Fado Musicians To Perform In Bermuda

The Portuguese Cultural Association will be hosting an evening of Fado music on Saturday, October 5th at the Vasco da Gama Club. A spokesperson said, “The Portuguese Cultural Association is pleased to announce an evening of Fado music to take place on 5 October 2019 featuring musicians coming from the Azores: Alfredo Gago da Câmara [Guitar and... Read more of this article

Tickets On Sale For ‘Taste Of Bermuda’

Tickets On Sale For ‘Taste Of Bermuda’

The City of Hamilton has announced that tickets are now on sale on PTIX for Taste of Bermuda, a unique culinary weekend that will have your taste buds popping at various events across the City, set to be held from October 11th – 13th. The annual Bacardi Bartending Competition will kick things off on Friday, October 11th with contestants creating... Read more of this article

BUEI Films To Screen Vita & Virginia On Sept 8

BUEI Films To Screen Vita & Virginia On Sept 8

A 2018 biographical drama about the fiery friendship and romance between two 1920s literary luminaries will be screening as part of the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] Films series on Sunday [Sept 8]. Vita and Virginia tells the story of poet and novelist Vita Sackville [Gemma Arterton] and iconic modernist author Virginia Woolf [Elizabeth... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Sandcastle Competition

Photos & Results: Sandcastle Competition

The annual Bermuda Sandcastle Competition took place last Saturday [Aug 31] at Horseshoe Bay Beach, with Team Amazon winning the Best Overall Prize for their build entitled “Davy Jones.” A spokesperson said, “What a perfect day for a sandcastle competition. Thank you to our sponsors: Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, Alexandra Mosher,... Read more of this article