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Photos & Video: 2016 Labour Day March Held

Photos & Video: 2016 Labour Day March Held

Labour Day celebrations took place today [Sept 5], including a walk and races beginning early this morning, followed by speeches from Union leaders and a march through the streets of Hamilton.A crowd gathered to take part in the annual celebration despite the rain, with a prayer from Reverend Nicholas Tweed serving to open the event, which included... Read more of this article

Photos: Police Service Holds Passing Out Parade

Photos: Police Service Holds Passing Out Parade

The Bermuda Police Service’s Passing Out Parade for Recruit Foundation Course #77 took place yesterday evening at Police Headquarters in Prospect, with nine new police officers on parade. Both Premier Michael Dunkley and Minister of National Security Jeffrey Baron were at the event to offer their congratulations to the new recruits. The event... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Review: BHW Parade Of Bands

Photos, Video & Review: BHW Parade Of Bands

[Written by Mikaela Ian Pearman] Thousands of masqueraders took to the road today for Parade of Bands – the main attraction of Bermuda Heroes Weekend. And even though the weather forecast didn’t look so great, the rain and wind held off until all the bands made their way to the end of the route. The parade was held in Southside, St. David’s with... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2016 Queen’s Birthday Parade

Photos & Video: 2016 Queen’s Birthday Parade

[Updated with video] The annual Queen’s Birthday Parade took place this morning [June 11] on Front Street in Hamilton, with those on parade including the Royal Bermuda Regiment, the Regiment Band & Corps of Drums, the Bermuda Police Service and the Bermuda Police Reserves. Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers fired the traditional feu de joie –... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: BHW “Kiddie Carnival” Event

Video & Photos: BHW “Kiddie Carnival” Event

[Updated with photos] Bermuda Heroes Weekend’s “Kiddie Carnival” is underway today [June 4], with colourful dressed children making their way through Hamilton to the sounds of soca music. The BHW promo for the event said, “Kiddie Carnival will be a fun filled day for P1 – P6 aged children and families. The day will start with... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2016 Bermuda Day Parade

Photo Set #2: 2016 Bermuda Day Parade

Gombey troupes, dance groups, majorettes, marching bands, floats and more made their way through the streets of Hamilton as thousands of locals lined the streets for the always-popular Bermuda Day parade, which kicked off in the afternoon, following the cycling and half marathon races which were held earlier in the day. According to the programme, the... Read more of this article

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

Photo Set #2: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Photo Set #2: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

The Portuguese community came together yesterday [May 1] in order to celebrate “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles]. A centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores in the 17th century, the festival sees a solemn procession move through Hamilton, with participants walking on a carpet of flowers... Read more of this article

Photos & Video Replay: Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos & Video Replay: Peppercorn Ceremony

[Updated with photos] The 200th Peppercorn Ceremony took place this morning [Apr 20] in St. George’s, following a tradition which first began in 1816. Marked by pomp, circumstance, and pageantry, the King’s Square ceremony requires the Governor to accept the annual peppercorn rent paid by Freemasons for use of the State House. We will have a photo... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2015 Hamilton Santa Claus Parade

Photo Set #2: 2015 Hamilton Santa Claus Parade

The streets of Hamilton were busy on Sunday evening [Nov 29] as crowds gathered to take in the annual MarketPlace Santa Claus parade, which included a variety of dance groups, majorettes, Gombeys, characters, and Santa Claus himself. Those scheduled to take part included the Lions Club of Bermuda, John Barritts & Sons Limited, Little Miss Paradise... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Santa Makes His Way Through City

Photos/Video: Santa Makes His Way Through City

[Updated with photos] Crowds lined the streets of Hamilton this evening [Nov 29] for the annual MarketPlace Santa Claus parade, which involves a variety of dance groups, majorettes, Gombeys, characters and of course Santa Claus himself. Those scheduled to take part include the Lions Club of Bermuda, John Barritts & Sons Limited, Little Miss Paradise... Read more of this article

Photo & Video Set #2: Remembrance Day Parade

Photo & Video Set #2: Remembrance Day Parade

[Updated with video] Hamilton came to a standstill as the annual Remembrance Day parade marked two minutes’ silence to honour the fallen. Veterans joined serving Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] soldiers and police on parade at the Cenotaph on Front Street today [Nov 11], while hundreds looked on. Allan Kuhn, 94, who served in World War II with the Canadian... Read more of this article