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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

Photos/Video: Bermuda National Trust FarmFest

Photos/Video: Bermuda National Trust FarmFest

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] held their “FarmFest” event today [Oct 27] at Devondale in Devonshire, with the event offering entertainment and activities including refreshments, game stalls, arts and crafts and more. Bermuda National Trust President Alana Anderson previously said, “We’ll be hosting game stalls, a haunted... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: ‘International Day Of The Girl’

Photos & Video: ‘International Day Of The Girl’

An event celebrating the United Nations International Day of the Girl was held yesterday [Oct 21] on the North Field at the National Sports Centre. The 6-minute live video replay is below:Although the windy conditions restricted some activities, there was lots to experience including coding, football, cricket, rugby, medicine, a reading corner, empowerment... Read more of this article

Photos: Clean Up In Orange Valley Road Area

Photos: Clean Up In Orange Valley Road Area

A cleanup of the Orange Valley Road area in Devonshire took place last Saturday as a joint effort between Devonshire East MP Chris Famous and Butterfield & Vallis. The three-hour cleanup saw B&V supply staff and vehicles to help beautify the area, and local residents also chip in to help. Related StoriesPhotos: Annual... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Gymkhana Kicks Off Police Week

Photos/Video: Gymkhana Kicks Off Police Week

[Updated with photos] The 2018 Police Week – which celebrates 139 years of policing in Bermuda — kicked off at the Police Field in Prospect today [Oct 6] with the Police Gymkhana being held. We will have a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video replay is below. The 9-minute live video replay is below:The day featured cycling... Read more of this article

Photos: Celebrating Wellness At Barr’s Bay Park

Photos: Celebrating Wellness At Barr’s Bay Park

The Department of Health hailed their four-hour “Celebrating Wellness” event yesterday a huge success. People enjoyed a wide variety of family friendly activities on land at the Barr’s Bay Park on Pitt’s Bay Road.  and tried gig rowing on a pilot gig, a six-oared rowing boat. The afternoon of free events – from 4pm to 8pm – was themed... Read more of this article

Postcards From Bermuda Artwork Unveiled

Postcards From Bermuda Artwork Unveiled

A collaboration between British Airways and Hamilton Princess & Beach Club resulted in a new art piece featuring Bermudians by photographer Alistair Morrison. Mr. Morrison photographed fourteen Bermudians for the art piece, entitled, An Island’s Legacy – Postcards from Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Distinguished portrait photographer,... Read more of this article

Photos: Students First Day Back To School

Photos: Students First Day Back To School

Bermuda’s students returned to school this morning [Sept 10], with little ones enjoying their very first day at “big school”, and older students returning to their studies following the conclusion of summer break. Parents, guardians, students and teachers alike were beaming with excitement and nervousness as entered school this morning. Bernews... Read more of this article

Video: MP Zane DeSilva’s Back To School Party

Video: MP Zane DeSilva’s Back To School Party

[Updated with photos] Southampton East MP Zane DeSilva hosting his 12th annual Back to School event this afternoon [Sept 6] at Southampton Rangers, with the event including games, face painting, food, fun castles, school supplies, food, extreme sports games, and more. We will have a photo gallery later on, and in the meantime the live video replay is... Read more of this article

Video: Caines & Five Star Back To School

Video: Caines & Five Star Back To School

[Updated with photos] The Caines Brothers in conjunction with Five Star Barbershop held their annual “Back to School Extravaganza” today [Sept 6] at the New Testament Church of God Heritage Worship Center on Dundonald Street, offering haircuts, hair braiding, free year membership to the Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo, free dental screenings, a... Read more of this article