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Photos: 2018 Home-Grown Alternatives Show

Photos: 2018 Home-Grown Alternatives Show

The Home-Grown Alternatives Show was held on Saturday [Dec 1] at St. Paul’s Christian Centre on Middle Road in Paget, with vendors offering people a chance to get an early start on their Christmas shopping, while buying locally made products.The event featured over 25 vendors including the Bermuda Charm, Sweet Tease/ A Millision Stiches, It’s... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Dockyard Tree Lighting Ceremony

Photos/Video: Dockyard Tree Lighting Ceremony

[Updated with photos] The Royal Naval Dockyard is holding their inaugural Tree Lighting ceremony this evening [Dec 2], featuring a line up of entertainment for the entire family, and you can watch a 45 minute video below of the festivities. Update: The live broadcast has ended, and the 45-minute video is belowMarketing and Events Manager for West... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Christmas Boat Parade

Photos, Video & Results: Christmas Boat Parade

[Updated with photos & results] St. George’s is holding their Christmas Boat Parade this evening [Dec 1] with almost 20 boats decorated in festive fashion making their way through the east end. We will have a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video is below, with commentary at the location from Bruce Barritt and Jugglin Jason. Update:... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Santa Claus Visits St. George’s

Photos & Video: Santa Claus Visits St. George’s

[Updated with photos] St George’s hosted a special visitor this evening [Dec 1] as Santa Claus arrived in the east end on board a fire truck, greeting crowds of enthusiastic children who were waiting in the town square to meet him. Santa made his way to the centre of the square, where he greeted the children one by one, giving out early Christmas... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BHS Hosts Holiday Bazaar

Photos & Video: BHS Hosts Holiday Bazaar

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda High School is holding their ‘Holiday Bazaar’ today [Dec 1], with the event featuring vendors selling a wide variety of items  including ornaments, handmade local candles, jewellery, cedar gifts, toys, art, baked goods and more. According to the event poster, vendors scheduled to take part include the Antonition... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Christmas Kettle Campaign Kickoff

Photos/Video: Christmas Kettle Campaign Kickoff

[Updated with photos] Salvation Army is launching its Christmas Kettle Campaign with their annual Kettle Kickoff this afternoon [Nov 29] in front of City Hall. We will have a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 1-hour replay is belowA spokesperson said “The kickoff... Read more of this article

Photos: Students Decorate Grotto Bay Hotel Tree

Photos: Students Decorate Grotto Bay Hotel Tree

At the invitation from the resort, Harrington Sound Primary School’s Visual Arts Class students have decorated Grotto Bay Hotel’s Christmas tree that sits in the hotel lobby. A spokesperson said, “Our Christmas committee are currently planning our holiday festivities for our visitors to the island, and part of our requirement is to have one... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: “Lighting Of The Town” Event

Photos & Video: “Lighting Of The Town” Event

[Updated with photos] The Corporation of St. George is holding their annual “Lighting of the Town” celebration this evening [Nov 24] at King’s Square, with the event to feature musical and dance performances, complimentary egg nog and of course the festive illumination of the town. We will have a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy Celebrates ‘Art Of Books’

Warwick Academy Celebrates ‘Art Of Books’

The Warwick Academy Library recently celebrated books in print form with its 15th Book Week dedicated to “The Art of Books.” A spokesperson said, “Recent studies reveal that ebook sales are falling while sales of paper books are growing – and the shift is being driven by younger generations. The digital revolution in the field of publishing... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Children’s Reading Festival

Photos & Video: Children’s Reading Festival

The Bermuda Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority held their 19th annual Children’s Reading Festival today [Nov 3] at Victoria Park, with the event aiming to promote literacy by providing a free book to children. The 20-minute live video replay is below:The Chairperson of this year’s event, Shawnette Smith, previously said, “This is... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Somersfield Porch Market Sale

Photos & Video: Somersfield Porch Market Sale

[Updated with photos] Somersfield Academy is holding their annual Peddler’s & Artisans Porch market sale today [Nov 3] in Devonshire, featuring a wide array of goods on sale, with proceeds set to support the Student Diversity Leadership Conference. The event is set to continue until 2.00pm this afternoon, and we will have a photo gallery... Read more of this article

Photos: Halloween Festivities Across The Island

Photos: Halloween Festivities Across The Island

Ghosts, scary monsters, princesses, superheroes and various other characters were out in numbers for Halloween last night [Oct 31], with residents across the island welcoming trick-or-treaters of all ages. Some homes went all out in decorating their properties and the ever popular Haunted House in Warwick had a stream of curious visitors throughout... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BUEI Children’s Halloween Party

Photos & Video: BUEI Children’s Halloween Party

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] hosted their Children’s Halloween Party this afternoon [Oct 27], with young people from around the island taking part in the seasonal festivities. We will have additional information and a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video replay is below. The 9-minute... Read more of this article