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Colonial Wars Group Hosts Meeting In Bermuda

Colonial Wars Group Hosts Meeting In Bermuda

A group of people with ancestral roots to the American Colonial Wars recently paid a visit to Bermuda in order to host their 106th annual meeting, with some members arriving aboard cruise ships and others flying to the island.The group enjoyed a full itinerary, including a visit to St. George’s on May 7 that included a meeting with then-Mayor... Read more of this article

Victory In Europe Day Observation Postponed

Victory In Europe Day Observation Postponed

The lighting of the beacon to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of VE Day [Victory in Europe Day], scheduled to take place this evening has been postponed due to the inclement weather. A spokesperson said, “Government House today announced that due to the inclement weather, the lighting of the beacon to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of VE Day... Read more of this article

Paintings Of Wildlife From 1831 To Be Displayed

Paintings Of Wildlife From 1831 To Be Displayed

The ACE Gallery today announced the opening of “Lansdown Guilding: A Natural History of Bermuda.” In celebration of Heritage Month the ACE Gallery and the Bermuda National Trust have partnered to showcase these colourful paintings of Bermuda’s marine wildlife for the first time since there were created in 1831. The opening reception is... Read more of this article

Lighting Of Beacon To Mark 70th Anniversary

Lighting Of Beacon To Mark 70th Anniversary

Along with parts of the UK realm across its Overseas Territories, Crown Dependencies and the UK itself, a beacon will be lit on Spanish Point Park on Friday 8th May to mark the 70th anniversary of victory in Europe. “The Bermuda Regiment will be lighting the beacon, along with representatives from the Sea Cadets and the Bermuda Regiment junior... Read more of this article

Lecture: What Happened To Mary Prince?

Lecture: What Happened To Mary Prince?

Citizens Uprooting Racism In Bermuda [CURB] will host a lecture by Margot Maddison-Macfadyen “What Happened To Mary Prince After Emancipation” on Monday 18th May, 2015 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Cathedral Hall on Church Street in Hamilton. The event flyer says, “Since 2008, Margot Maddison-MacFadyen has investigated and authenticated... Read more of this article

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

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