RSSCategory: Parades

Photo Set II: 2019 Labour Day Celebrations

Photo Set II: 2019 Labour Day Celebrations

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held on Monday [Sept 2] with people gathering on Union Square before marching through Hamilton, as they celebrated the 38th anniversary. The morning started out with a prayer from Rev Nicholas Tweed and then BIU President Chris Furbert announced that the name of labour icon Ottiwell Simmons has been added... Read more of this article

Photos: 2019 Labour Day Parade & Speeches

Photos: 2019 Labour Day Parade & Speeches

The annual Labour Day celebrations were held today [Sept 2] with people gathering on Union Square before marching through Hamilton, as they celebrated the 38th anniversary of Labour Day. The morning started out with a prayer from Rev Nicholas Tweed and then BIU President Chris Furbert announced that the name of labour icon Ottiwell Simmons has been... Read more of this article

Photo Set III & Video: Bermuda Pride Parade

Photo Set III & Video: Bermuda Pride Parade

Thousands of people took to the streets of Hamilton as Bermuda’s first ever Pride Parade and celebration took place yesterday [Aug 31] under a theme of ‘We Belong.’Attendees, many dressed in rainbow colours, started out from Victoria Park, and made their way through Hamilton as onlookers cheered them on, and then the celebrations continued... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: Bermuda’s First Pride Parade

Photo Set II: Bermuda’s First Pride Parade

Thousands of people took to the streets of Hamilton as Bermuda’s first ever Pride Parade and celebration took place yesterday [Aug 31] under a theme of ‘We Belong.’Attendees, many dressed in rainbow colours, started out from Victoria Park, and made their way through Hamilton as onlookers cheered them on, and then the celebrations continued... Read more of this article

Photo & Video Set I: Bermuda Pride Parade

Photo & Video Set I: Bermuda Pride Parade

Bermuda’s first ever Pride Parade and celebration is taking place today [Aug 31] under a theme of ‘We Belong,’ with large crowds of people taking part in the Parade. The day’s celebrations began at Victoria Park before the parade was held through the City of Hamilton from 11.00am through 12.30pm, with celebrations continuing in the park... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Celebrations At Victoria Park

Photos & Videos: Celebrations At Victoria Park

[Updated] The inaugural Bermuda Pride Parade and celebration is taking place today [Aug 31] under a theme of ‘We Belong,’ with people gathering in Hamilton’s Victoria Park to get the days festivities underway. Following the morning gathering in Victoria Park, the parade was held through the City of Hamilton from 11.00am through 12.30pm,... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: BDA Carnival Parade Of Bands

Photo Set #3: BDA Carnival Parade Of Bands

Spectators lined the streets of Hamilton yesterday [June 17] as carnival enthusiasts hit the road for the Parade of Bands, the final event of the multi day Bermuda Carnival. The 2019 Bermuda Carnival got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event on Friday. continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday and the J’Ouvert celebration early... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: BDA Carnival Parade Of Bands

Photo Set #2: BDA Carnival Parade Of Bands

Carnival enthusiasts made their way to the City of Hamilton yesterday [June 17] for the Parade of Bands, the final event of the multi day Bermuda Carnival. The 2019 Bermuda Carnival got underway with the ‘Five Star Friday’ event on Friday. continued with the Raft Up at Shelly Bay on Saturday and the J’Ouvert celebration early Monday morning at... Read more of this article

Photos: Queen’s Birthday Parade In Hamilton

Photos: Queen’s Birthday Parade In Hamilton

The annual Queen’s Birthday Parade was held on Saturday morning [June 8] on Front Street in Hamilton featuring the pomp and pageantry of the marching units from the Royal Bermuda Regiment, Royal Bermuda Regiment Band & Corps of Drums, Bermuda Police Service, Royal Bermuda Regiment Junior Leaders and the Bermuda Sea Cadet Corps. The military in... Read more of this article

Photo Set #4: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #4: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Thousands of people lined the streets on Friday [May 24] to watch almost 50 groups take part in the annual Bermuda Day Heritage Parade, which saw Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, floats, and more make their way through the streets of Hamilton, starting from Front Street. You can view our first set of photos from the Parade here, our second... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Photo Set #2: Bermuda Day Heritage Parade

Floats, dance groups, majorettes, singers, Gombeys and more took to the streets of Hamilton yesterday [May 24] for the annual Bermuda Day Heritage Parade, continuing an island tradition that has been held since 1979. This year the Parade started from Front Street, and made its way through Hamilton, with crowds lining the streets in their ‘camps’... Read more of this article

Photos: Somersfield Academy Bermuda Day

Photos: Somersfield Academy Bermuda Day

Children’s House and Lower Primary students at Somersfield Academy celebrated Bermuda Day yesterday [May 23] with a Mini Bermuda Day parade. “The rain didn’t ruin their beautiful display of costumes and Bermuda Heritage research. In sticking with this years theme for Bermuda Day, the Children’s House students exemplified “Bermudian Excellence”... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Hamilton Christmas Boat Parade

Photo Set #2: Hamilton Christmas Boat Parade

The Christmas Boat Parade was held on Saturday evening [Dec 8] with the waters of Hamilton Harbour taking on a festive glow as decorated boats made their way through the waters, featuring a wide variety of seasonal themes, with one boat blending traditional Christmas lights with uniquely Bermudian culture, with Gombeys on board the vessel as it wound... Read more of this article