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Photo Set #3: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #3: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, singers, floats and more made their way through the streets of Hamilton on Friday [May 24] as thousands of people lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day Heritage Parade, which marked its 40th anniversary this year and was celebrated with a theme of ‘Bermudian Excellence.’ We will have... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #1: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets today [May 24] for the always-popular Bermuda Day Heritage Parade which saw Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands, floats, and more make their way through the streets of Hamilton. The parade got underway on Front Street this afternoon, following the cycling and half-marathon races, which were... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Photos/Video: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

[Updated with photos] The island’s Portuguese community is gathering today [May 19] to celebrate “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres”, the Festival of the Christ of Miracles. There was a mass at St Theresa’s Cathedral, and then a procession through the streets of Hamilton to BAA Field, where the festivities will continue until this... Read more of this article

Photos/Videos: Annual St. George’s Marine Expo

Photos/Videos: Annual St. George’s Marine Expo

[Updated with photos] The fourth annual St. George’s Marine Expo hosted by Bermuda Economic Development Corporation [BEDC] along with title sponsor RUBiS Energy Bermuda, is being held today [May 19] at Ordnance Island in St George’s from 11.00am – 6.00pm. One of the highlights this year is the partnership with the Bermuda Powerboat Association... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Elliot Primary School Spring Fair

Photos & Video: Elliot Primary School Spring Fair

The Elliot Primary School Parent Teacher Association hosted a Spring Fair on Saturday [May 18] at their Hermitage Road, Devonshire property. The event included cotton candy, food vendors, face painting, fun castles, snowballs, a variety of games, prizes, popcorn, raffles, a DJ entertaining the crowd, a display by the school’s alumni group, a visit... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Photos: Bermuda Onion Day At Carter House

Bermuda Onion Day was celebrated on Saturday afternoon [May 18] at Carter House in St. David’s, with people gathering to learn more about the onion and how it tied in with the island’s early settlers. Attendees took time out to enjoy the historical replica house, and chat while enjoying a variety of St. David’s onion dishes including the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Relay For Life Event Underway

Photos & Video: Relay For Life Event Underway

[Updated with photos] The Relay For Life event is getting underway at the National Sports Centre this evening [May 17] with the Survivors Lap and Team Parade. The Mission of Relay for Life Bermuda is to raise awareness and funds to support access to cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and support provided by Bermuda Cancer & Health Centre. Update:... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Somersfield Academy Spring Fair

Photos/Video: Somersfield Academy Spring Fair

Somersfield Academy hosted their annual Spring Fair yesterday [May 11] at their Devonshire campus with lots of game stalls and refreshments available.The Spring Fair’s attractions included train rides, the mobile gaming truck, a mega slide, kiddie land, bouncy castle, delicious food, plant stall, live entertainment, and a baked goods stall. The... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 32nd Annual AXA End To End

Photo Set #2: 32nd Annual AXA End To End

The annual AXA End-to-End event got underway this morning [May 4] with walkers, cyclists, rowers, swimmers, paddle boarders, and pilot gig rowers due to take part on a journey that would find them all converging in Dockyard. There were many water stops along the way providing refreshments, food, music, games, free giveaways and lots more. Charities... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 32nd Annual AXA End To End

Photos & Video: 32nd Annual AXA End To End

Celebrating 32 years of fundraising, the annual AXA End-to-End event got underway this morning [May 4] with walkers gathering at the Town Square in St. George’s before heading out to Dockyard at 7.00am.Charities that will benefit from money raised by the event this year include WindReach, Age Concern, Friends of Hospice and Raleigh Bermuda.... Read more of this article

Photos: PLP C3/4 Hold Easter Family Fun Day

Photos: PLP C3/4 Hold Easter Family Fun Day

On Saturday, April 20, Minister Lovitta Foggo and MP Tinee Furbert hosted an Easter family fun day at the Clearwater Middle School field for the communities of Constituency 3 and 4. Minister Foggo said, “It gives me great pleasure to be able to share with my constituents in St. David’s during this religious holiday weekend which is significant... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: PLP C1 Branch Easter Egg Hunt

Photos & Video: PLP C1 Branch Easter Egg Hunt

MP Renee Ming and the members of Progressive Labour Party [PLP] Constituency #1 Branch held their 13th annual Easter egg hunt this afternoon [April 20] at East End Primary School, with the event including an appearance by Bel the Easter Bunny, egg hunts, refreshments, kite flying, games, vendors, face painting, hot dogs, cupcakes, a performance by the... Read more of this article

Photos: Devils Hole Fun Day At Warrior Park

Photos: Devils Hole Fun Day At Warrior Park

Cleveland County Cricket Club [CCCC] and Harrington Workman’s Club hosted their annual Good Friday Family Fun Day on Friday [April 19] at the Devils Hole Field at Warrior Park. Activities and entertainment throughout the afternoon included the 6-a-side football game between South Shore and Alley, kids scavenger hunt, running races, tug-of-war,... Read more of this article