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Photo Set #2: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

Photo Set #2: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

The Sandys Boat Club played host to huge crowds on Sunday afternoon [Aug 3] as people made their way to the west by both land and sea for the annual Non-Mariners Race, which sees unusual watercraft take to the water, with most collapsing and sinking only a few feet from shore.The “non-boats” often have a theme based on news events, and... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

Photo Set #1: 2014 Non-Mariners Race

Droves of people made their way by both land and sea to Sandys Boat Club on Sunday afternoon [Aug 3] to take part in the last big event for the holiday weekend — the annual Non-Mariners Race. The race, or more correctly the “non-race” sees objects fashioned into watercraft take to the water, with most sinking within minutes.The “non-boats”... Read more of this article

Webcast Replay & Photos: Non-Mariners Race

Webcast Replay & Photos: Non-Mariners Race

[Updated] The annual Non-Mariners Race is getting underway today [Aug 3] at the Sandys Boat Club, with the always popular ‘non-event’ seeing strange and unusual watercraft taking to the water, most sinking within minutes. The Non-Mariners Race started decades ago when a group of drinking friends debated the flotation properties of baby carriages,... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: First Day Of 2014 Cup Match

Photo Set #2: First Day Of 2014 Cup Match

The first day of the annual Cup Match Classic on Thursday [July 31] saw crowds of locals and visitors alike lining up to experience the Bermuda tradition.People went about the club grounds enjoying and experiencing the different facets that the classic offers. For the die-hard cricket fans, the day was all about the game, while others attend simply... Read more of this article

Photos: Cup Match Campers In The East End

Photos: Cup Match Campers In The East End

With the first ball of Cup Match only hours away from being thrown, anxious campers have their “camps” all set up for the holiday weekend. Last night [July 30] we visited the areas of Swing Bridge, Kindley Field, Ferry Reach and Clearwater Beach.As is tradition, Bermudians have taken to their “camps” for Cup Match, with tents popping... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: St George’s 402nd Birthday

Photos & Videos: St George’s 402nd Birthday

The town of St. George’s celebrated its 402nd birthday on July 11, 2014, with an evening of tours, music, reenactments, and film, along with an evening tattoo by the Bermuda Regiment Band. Titled “Plough: A Summer’s Evening in the Olde Towne,” the event was supported by the Bermuda Tourism Authority, the Corporation of St. George’s,... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Festival Of The Holy Spirit

Photos & Videos: Festival Of The Holy Spirit

The 19th Annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit got underway on on Saturday [July 5] in the St. George’s Town Square with scores of people attending the festivities.The two night event is filled with entertainment including The Travelers, Caroline Araujo and Friends, Filipino Dancers, Somerset Brigade Band, Vasco Da Gama Dancers, and more.Also... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Theatre Boycott Anniversary

Photos & Videos: Theatre Boycott Anniversary

Continuing with the celebration of the 55th Anniversary of the Success of the Theatre Boycott, Imagine Bermuda hosted a night of entertainment at Harbour Nights on Wednesday [July 2]. Shortly after an appearance by the H&H Gombeys Troupe, a street drama skit chronicling the Theatre Boycott, was presented with performers including Altonio Roberts,... Read more of this article

Photos: Virginia Club Hosts Bermuda Evening

Photos: Virginia Club Hosts Bermuda Evening

The Country Club of Virginia recently held an event with the theme “Evening in Bermuda”, complete with pastel colour scheme, valets in shorts, a Moongate, replica Bermuda houses, Bermuda shipwreck signs, sea coral accents, Bermudian cuisine and more. The 58th annual Bal du Bois is a fundraiser for Sheltering Arms Rehabilitation Hospital... Read more of this article

Photos: Canada Day Celebrations In Bermuda

Photos: Canada Day Celebrations In Bermuda

Hundreds of people, many wearing the red and white colours of the Canadian flag, gathered at Warwick Long Bay this afternoon [June 28] for the annual Canada Day Beach Party hosted by the Association of Canadians in Bermuda.Guests were treated to ideal weather conditions for the afternoon event with refreshments including Canadian Moosehead beer and... Read more of this article