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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: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Photos/Video: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

[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

Photos/Video: Recruit Camp Passing Out Parade

Photos/Video: Recruit Camp Passing Out Parade

This afternoon’s [Jan 26] Passing Out Parade at Warwick Camp marked the end of the Bermuda Regiment’s 2013 Recruit Camp, which saw some 112 recruits complete the two week training. They will now all go into ‘C’ Company under the command of Captain D E R Simons. In a short address, Governor George Fergusson said that he had seen... Read more of this article

Photos: St. George’s Christmas Santa Parade

Photos: St. George’s Christmas Santa Parade

Last night [Dec 8] the Corporation of St George’s hosted the Santa Claus Parade in King’s Square. Entertainment for the night included majorettes, dancers, a fun castle, a riding bull, food vendors and of course a special visit from Santa Claus himself. Crowds filled the town square before the 6pm start and enjoyed the music being played by DJ Gerard... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Santa Claus Christmas Parade

Photo Set #2: Santa Claus Christmas Parade

Crowds filled the streets of Hamilton last night [Nov.25] for the popular annual Santa Claus parade. The parade started from Par-La-Ville Road car park, exited left onto Church Street, left onto Par-La-Ville Road, along Par-La-Ville Road to Front Street, left onto Front Street, then left onto Court Street and left along Church Street.Many groups took... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Santa Claus Christmas Parade

Photo Set #1: Santa Claus Christmas Parade

Santa Claus came to town last night [Nov.25] — and scores of Bermudians were on hand to greet him. Hamilton’s traditional Santa Claus parade got underway at the Par-La-Ville Road car park, and passed through Church Street, Par-La-Ville Road, and Front Street with the island’s very young — and the young at heart — lining the length of the route. Click... Read more of this article

Photos/Videos: Remembrance Day Parade

Photos/Videos: Remembrance Day Parade

This morning’s [Nov.11] Remembrance Day Parade on Front Street honoured those who served during the two 20th century World Wars and other conflicts — especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Crowds lined the street to watch the parade, and pay honour to those who served. Wreaths were laid by Governor George Fergusson, Premier Paula Cox,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: 2012 Labour Day Parade

Photos/Video: 2012 Labour Day Parade

After the annual Labour Day road race and speeches yesterday [Sept 3], the Labour Day march got underway with the marchers being lead by the PHC Majorettes and Drum Corps, as well as a train which invited senior citizens on board for the ride.The participants proceeded out of Union Square, the traveled along Victoria Street, took a left onto Court... Read more of this article


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