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Photos: 2013 Santa Claus Parade In Hamilton

Photos: 2013 Santa Claus Parade In Hamilton

[Updated] Crowds have packed streets of Hamilton this evening [Dec 1] for the annual Santa Claus parade, which involves a variety of dance groups, majorettes, community groups, beauty queens, the Bermuda Longriders, cartoon characters and of course Santa Claus himself.The parade route started on Par-la-ville Road at the junction of Church Street with... Read more of this article

Photos #2: 2013 Remembrance Day Ceremony

Photos #2: 2013 Remembrance Day Ceremony

The island’s soldiers — both active and retired — were out in force this Monday [Nov 11] for Remembrance Day. The Bermuda Regiment – together with the Regiment Band and many others  – honoured the war dead and veterans of the armed services,  with Regiment gunners using artillery fire to mark the start and end of the traditional... Read more of this article

Slideshow: 2013 Remembrance Day Parade

Slideshow: 2013 Remembrance Day Parade

The Remembrance Day Parade held today [Nov 11] saw crowds line Front Street to pay their respects to the Bermudians who served in the two World Wars of the 20th century and other conflicts, many of whom did not return home after making the ultimate sacrifice. Between World War One [1914-1918] and World War Two [1939-1945], approximately 600 Bermudians... Read more of this article

Photos: Regiment Change Of Command Parade

Photos: Regiment Change Of Command Parade

In a ceremony held on Saturday [June 8] at Warwick Camp, former Commanding Officer Lt/Col Brian Gonsalves formally handed over command of the Bermuda Regiment to Lt/Col Michael Foster-Brown. The new Commanding Officer is the first British soldier to command the Bermuda Regiment, which was formed in 1965 when the Bermuda Militia Artillery and the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photo Set #3: 2013 Bermuda Day Parade

Photo Set #3: 2013 Bermuda Day Parade

Thousands of locals lined the streets on Friday [May 24] to celebrate Bermuda Day. with the cyclists starting the day off at 8.50am, the runners following after them at 9.00am, and the annual parade kicking off at 1.30pm from Bernards Park with some 50+ groups participating. For all our May 24th photo galleries click here and for all our coverage of... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2013 Bermuda Day Parade

Photo Set #2: 2013 Bermuda Day Parade

Crowds three- and four-deep in places lined the Bermuda Day parade route on Friday [May 24] to watch the colourful procession of floats, majorettes and Gombey dancers that wound through the streets of the city.Bermuda Day had its origins in Empire Day, first celebrated in Canada in 1898 to mark Queen Victoria’s birthday. The holiday was later introduced... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: 2013 Bermuda Day Parade

Photo Set #1: 2013 Bermuda Day Parade

Jubilant spectators couldn’t get enough of the Bermuda Day Parade as thousands of people jammed Hamilton today [May 24] to cheer on the colourful procession of floats, majorettes and Gombey dancers that wound through the streets of the city for more than four hours.The climax of the island’s Heritage Month programme, crowds three- and four-deep... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: 2013 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres

Photos/Video: 2013 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Portuguese community came together today [May 5] to celebrate a centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores in the 17th century. The “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles], sees a solemn procession through Hamilton with participants walking on a carpet of flowers... Read more of this article

Photo Gallery: 2013 Peppercorn Ceremony

Photo Gallery: 2013 Peppercorn Ceremony

The Peppercorn Ceremony took place this morning [Apr 24] in St. George’s, following a tradition which first began in 1816. The slightly inclement weather did not stop crowds from coming out, with groups of school children lining the square to watch the pomp and pageantry.Marked by pomp, circumstance and pageantry, the King’s Square ceremony requires... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Cub Scout Parade In Sandys

Photos/Video: Cub Scout Parade In Sandys

Close to 100 Scouts and Cub Scouts followed the Somerset Brigade band and marched from Warren Simmons Field to St James Church in Sandys to take part in their annual St George Day Parade and Church Service on Sunday [Apr 21].Bermuda’s Chief Scout, Governor George Ferguson attended as did Chief Commissioner Dr Geoffrey Rothwell. The service was led... Read more of this article


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