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Photos & Video: Heron Bay Heritage Celebrations

Photos & Video: Heron Bay Heritage Celebrations

Heron Bay Primary School held their fourth Annual Heritage Celebration on May 23rd, with the annual event including a mini-marathon and a mini-parade. A spokesperson said, “The event began four years ago with the intention of extending the social studies curriculum outside the classroom while, at the same time, fostering school and island pride. “The... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Day Parade & Attendees

Photos: Bermuda Day Parade & Attendees

Thousands of people have lined the streets to enjoy today’s Bermuda Day parade, which features a bevy of dance groups, floats and much more. According to the event programme [PDF], groups taking part in today’s parade include the Bermuda Longriders Motorcycle Club & Association, St John’s Ambulance, Royal Bermuda Regiment Band, Miss Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: African Rhythm Black Expo At PCC

Photos: African Rhythm Black Expo At PCC

The Black Collective Celebrating Our Unique Culture — a group formed by five women — held their first ever African Rhythm Black Expo Extravaganza at the Pembroke Community Club on Saturday, May 21st, with the event featuring vendors displaying wares including clothes, jewellery, books, bags, notecards, figurines and more. The event, which... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda College Graduation

Photos & Video: Bermuda College Graduation

[Updated with photos] The 2016 Commencement at Bermuda College is taking place this afternoon [May 19], with 108 Bermuda College graduates and six graduates from the Mount Saint Vincent baccalaureate degree programmes set to participate in ceremonies that will feature Senator Kim Wilkerson as the guest speaker. Update 4.02pm: The event/live stream has... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Heritage Showcase In Dockyard

Photos & Video: Heritage Showcase In Dockyard

A Heritage Month Cultural Showcase was held yesterday [May 15] at Clock Tower Mall at Dockyard, featuring games, live cultural entertainment, tours of the Endeavor base, and more.The day’s events included music by DJ QB, a welcome by MC Kristin White, the Bermuda School of Music Youth Steel Pan Group, Highland Dancers, Stan “Lord Necktie”... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Somersfield Academy Spring Fair

Photos/Video: Somersfield Academy Spring Fair

[Updated with video] Somersfield Academy hosted their annual Spring Fair today [May 14] with a theme of ‘Under the Sea.’ The event included live entertainment throughout the day, including a mega slide, melt down, kiddie land, Pitster Pro inflatable fun track, bouncy castle obstacle combo, fair games, snow balls and more. A quick look at... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Bermuda Onion Day was celebrated today [May 14] at Carter House in St. David’s, featuring historic displays and, of course, Bermuda onions. The event featured onion delicacies including onion soup, onion quiche, sandwiches, pulled pork and more, while Larry Mills offered historical talks. Introduced to the island in the early 1600s, the sweet and... Read more of this article

Photos: Heritage Month Seniors Art & Craft Show

Photos: Heritage Month Seniors Art & Craft Show

The Department of Community and Cultural affairs hosted a free two-day Annual Heritage Month Seniors Arts and Crafts Show at Peace Lutheran Church on Thursday, May 5 and Friday, May 6, 2016. A spokesperson said, “The show is a fitting start to Heritage Month, celebrating the tradition bearers that have ensured that Bermuda’s cultural heritage... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: XL Catlin 2016 End-to-End Walk

Photos & Video: XL Catlin 2016 End-to-End Walk

[Updated with video] With more than $5 million distributed to Bermuda charities since its inception, five charities are set to benefit from this year’s XL Catlin 2016 Bermuda End-to-End which got underway this morning [May 7] from St George’s.Despite the less than welcoming weather, walkers set off to travel to the other end of the island... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Harbour Nights Opens On Front St

Photo Set #2: Harbour Nights Opens On Front St

Harbour Nights got underway for the 2016 season on Front Street yesterday evening [May 4], with the opening marked by more than 50 vendors, a cultural food bazaar, and live local entertainment that included performances by Jump2Bfit, Anointed Steps Dance Ministry, and more. The 24th Annual Harbour Nights are presented by the Bermuda Chamber of Commerce in... Read more of this article

Photos: First Harbour Nights Of 2016 Season

Photos: First Harbour Nights Of 2016 Season

The first Harbour Nights of 2016 took place on Front Street this evening [May 4], with more than 50 local artisans and crafters, a cultural food bazaar, and live local entertainment. The entertainment line-up for the evening included performances by Jump2Bfit, Anointed Steps Dance Ministry, and more. The 24th Annual Harbour Nights are presented by the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda ANZAC Day Service

Photos & Video: Bermuda ANZAC Day Service

Members of the Australian and New Zealand community in Bermuda observed their annual day of remembrance for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps [ANZAC] with a Sunrise Service at Fort Hamilton at 6.15am this morning, Monday, April 25th. While this day originally commemorated dawn landings for a wartime campaign in Turkey in 1915, the day now... Read more of this article

Photos: Hill Valley Association Gives Back

Photos: Hill Valley Association Gives Back

The Hill Valley Association recently provided a free lunch to the students at the Dalton E. Tucker Primary School, with the effort coming as a result of the success of their recent Good Friday Community Fun Day at the Death Valley Field. The Fun Day included free events such as kite flying, an Easter egg hunt, kids’ games, a fun castle, pedal... Read more of this article