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BZS To Host Spring Natural History Course

BZS To Host Spring Natural History Course

The Bermuda Zoological Society [BZS] will be hosting their spring Natural History Course, which is set to begin on April 30th and run until June 4th. A spokesperson said, “Educating tomorrow’s environmentalists, is the mission of the Bermuda Zoological Society, and while impassioning and empowering students to protect and conserve the environment... Read more of this article

BNT Teacher Resource Guides Freely Available

BNT Teacher Resource Guides Freely Available

The Bermuda National Trust Teacher Resource Guides have been made freely available through a partnership with the Ministry of Education, Bermuda National Trust and Axis Capital Holdings Limited. The Bermuda National Trust in collaboration with Axis Capital Holdings Limited and the Bermuda Ministry of Education are pleased to launch twelve new Teacher... Read more of this article

Restoration Project: Cannons From The 1800s

Restoration Project: Cannons From The 1800s

As the Mayor of St. George included in his Peppercorn Ceremony speech, the two historic cannons at King’s Square — one of about 1810 and the other of the 1870s — have been thoroughly conserved and given new carriages to sit upon for many years to come. Together the St. George’s Foundation and the National Museum of Bermuda fundraised... Read more of this article

Anzac Day Commemorations Set For Tomorrow

Anzac Day Commemorations Set For Tomorrow

Tomorrow [Apr 25] marks centenary Anzac Day commemorations in Bermuda, with a dawn service on Coral Beach that will take place beginning at 6.15am. In describing the the significance of ANZAC Day, the Australian War Memorial website says, “When war broke out in 1914 Australia had been a federated nation for only 13 years, and the new federal government... Read more of this article

Community Mural Painting For BIU Anniversary

Community Mural Painting For BIU Anniversary

The Bermuda Industrial Union [BIU] and the Chewstick Foundation Community Art Program are inviting members of the community to add a brush stroke in order to create a work of art for the second phase of murals in celebration of the history and leadership of the BIU. The community painting will take place on April 24 at 8.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article

“Shipwrecks An Important Cultural Resource”

“Shipwrecks An Important Cultural Resource”

Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden recently spoke at the launch of Shipwrecked: Bermuda’s Maritime Heritage, a new book written by Dr. Gordon Payne Watts Jr. and published by the National Museum of Bermuda Press that aims to shed light on the more than 300 shipwrecks in Bermuda’s waters. At the launch, which was... Read more of this article

Upcoming Event To Focus On Bermuda History

Upcoming Event To Focus On Bermuda History

Tuesday, April 21st is the anniversary of the successful passage in 1944, of the Law in Parliament for the right for women to vote. In light of this, Imagine Bermuda and The Centre for Justice are collaborating by holding a Roundtable Discussion at Cathedral Hall, from 12.30 – 1.30 pm on Tuesday on the implications of this history for our society... Read more of this article

BNT Trust Talk On “History Of Bermuda In Print”

BNT Trust Talk On “History Of Bermuda In Print”

The Bermuda National Trust invites the public to the next topic in their “Trust Talks” programme, which will feature Horst Augustinovic speaking on the history of Bermuda in print The event flyer says, “Horst, the author of ‘What You May Not Know About Bermuda’, will provide a new look at Bermuda’s history and world events... Read more of this article

Were You In The Bermuda Regiment In 1965?

Were You In The Bermuda Regiment In 1965?

The Bermuda Regiment 50th Anniversary [BR50] Committee is appealing to the public to assist in their efforts to re-create the initial nominal roll of the Bermuda Regiment by providing the names of any soldiers who were a part of the newly formed body upon the September 1, 1965 amalgamation of the Bermuda Militia Artillery and the Bermuda Rifles. A... Read more of this article

National Museum Book Showcases Shipwrecks

National Museum Book Showcases Shipwrecks

Three hundred-plus shipwrecks shed light on 500 years of history in a new coffee-table book published by the National Museum of Bermuda Press. Shipwrecked: Bermuda’s Maritime Heritage, by Dr. Gordon Payne Watts Jr, traces the island’s role as the “shipwreck capital of the mid-Atlantic” and describes “the intimate partnership” Bermuda has... Read more of this article

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