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Photos & Videos: St. George’s ‘Lighting Of Town’

Photos & Videos: St. George’s ‘Lighting Of Town’

[Updated] The “Lighting of the Town” event is being held at King’s Square in St. George’s this evening [Nov 26], with the east end getting into the holiday spirit and turning the festive lighting on. The event was opened by the Town Crier, with welcoming remarks provided by St George’s Mayor Quinell Francis and Acting Governor Ginny Ferson.... Read more of this article

Photos: St George Olde Towne Christmas Market

Photos: St George Olde Towne Christmas Market

The Town of St. George hosted the “Olde Towne Christmas Market” this afternoon [Nov 26], with the market running from 2.00pm to 6.00pm on Water Street in St. George’s, offering a number of holiday gifts and items, including clothing, tea blends, a variety of children’s toys, face and body oil, flavoured popcorn from the new... Read more of this article

Photos: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Photos: Remembrance Sunday In St George’s

Remembrance Sunday was marked in St George’s today [Nov 13], with a wreath laying ceremony in King’s Square, which was followed by a Remembrance Service at St Peter’s Church with Their Majesties Choristers. Between World War One [1914-1918] and World War Two [1939-1945], approximately 600 Bermudians served overseas, all of them volunteers,... Read more of this article

Photos: 2016 Remembrance Day Ceremony

Photos: 2016 Remembrance Day Ceremony

Today’s [Nov 11] Remembrance Day Parade saw crowds line Front Street to pay their respects to the Bermudians who served in the two World Wars and other international conflicts.Between World War One [1914-1918] and World War Two [1939-1945], approximately 600 Bermudians served overseas, all of them volunteers, and the veterans who marched today... Read more of this article

Photos: The Simons’ Haunted House In Warwick

Photos: The Simons’ Haunted House In Warwick

Adults joined children last night [Oct 31] and got into the spirit of Halloween, dressing up in costumes and making their way to various homes and events around the island including the always popular haunted house in Warwick. Calvin Simons hosted his annual Haunted House located at his Cedar Hill property with characters for the night played by friends... Read more of this article

Photos/Videos: BUEI Children’s Halloween Party

Photos/Videos: BUEI Children’s Halloween Party

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] hosted a Children’s Halloween Party on Saturday afternoon [Oct 29], with young people from around the island taking part in the seasonal festivities.The event featured a ghost train, haunted tunnel, enchanted dive, swashbuckling games, a costume parade, and entertainment including In Motion... Read more of this article

Photos: BF&M Hosts 20th Breast Cancer Walk

Photos: BF&M Hosts 20th Breast Cancer Walk

[Updated with video] BF&M hosted their Breast Cancer Awareness Walk this evening [Oct 20], marking the 20th anniversary of the event, with participants gathering at Barr’s Bay Park next to the BF&M building on Pitts Bay Road. There was a BF&M Health Fair set-up at the park and warm-up activities prepared the walkers for their 3K trek,... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Works On Bethel AME Roof

Photos: Fire Service Works On Bethel AME Roof

[Updated with video] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel across the island continued working on ‘special operations’ including flooding, blown out windows, and roof damage, caused by Hurricane Nicole. Fire Service crews worked on repairs in the midst of responding to ongoing emergency calls. The Fire Service Bronto Skylift truck was... Read more of this article

Photos: Spirit Of Bermuda Anniversary Event

Photos: Spirit Of Bermuda Anniversary Event

The Bermuda Sloop Foundation held a free Community Spirit event on Friday evening [Sept 30] at Albuoy’s Point in Hamilton in order to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Spirit of Bermuda’s arrival. In addition to the flotilla arrival and tours of the Spirit of Bermuda, the event was scheduled to include entertainment from The Simons Brothers,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Spirit Of Bermuda Morning Rally

Photos/Video: Spirit Of Bermuda Morning Rally

In an effort to boost awareness of their upcoming anniversary event at Albuoy’s Point, the Bermuda Sloop Foundation held a rally at East Broadway this morning [Sept 29]. The rally saw a group of students, parents, staff, and supporters on East Broadway with boat flags, posters, and Spirit of Bermuda shirts on hand.Another rally will be held... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: “Small World, Small Islands”

Photos & Video: “Small World, Small Islands”

[Updated with video] Showers passing over the island this afternoon [Sept 18] did not prevent the “Small World, Small Islands” Cultural Festival from taking place, with the event held in Victoria Park this afternoon, featuring vendors and entertainment designed to highlight cultures.Entertainment scheduled to perform included the Bermuda Islands... Read more of this article

Photos: Ethiopian Orthodox Church Rededication

Photos: Ethiopian Orthodox Church Rededication

On Saturday, the Ethiopian Orthodox Church welcomed the public to celebrate the reconsecration and rededication of their church in St. George’s. Priest In Charge Qes Haile Tsion Simons welcomed guests which included clerical leaders from overseas, clergy from other local churches, Acting Governor Ginny Ferson, St. George’s Mayor Quinell... Read more of this article

Photos: 2016 Bermuda Gombey Festival

Photos: 2016 Bermuda Gombey Festival

Crowds of people made their way to the tennis stadium this evening [Sept 10] as Bermudian culture was on full display at the 2016 Gombey Festival. Hosted by the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs, the Gombey Festival is held annually to provide continued exposure to the folk art traditions of the iconic Bermuda Gombeys. It includes performances... Read more of this article