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Photos/Video: St George’s Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos/Video: St George’s Peppercorn Ceremony

[Updated with video] Despite the less than co-operative weather, the annual Peppercorn Ceremony took place this morning [Apr 23] 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... Read more of this article

Photos: 2014 Regiment Passing Out Parade

Photos: 2014 Regiment Passing Out Parade

More than 100 new Bermuda Regiment soldiers marched out of the gates of Warwick Camp today [Jan 25] after taking part in the end of recruit camp passing out parade in front of gathered family and friends. The passing out parade was attended by Governor George Fergusson, Premier Craig Cannonier, Deputy Premier Michael Dunkley, US Consul General Robert... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: Christmas Boat Parade In Hamilton

Photo Set #2: Christmas Boat Parade In Hamilton

Hamilton Harbour turned into an aquatic Christmas wonderland last night [Dec 7] as the biennial Christmas Boat Parade took place, with dozens of boats crossing the waters decorated in a variety of festive themes. Countless people lined the route for the always popular event, which started with a single firework and culminated in a fully fledged fireworks... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: Christmas Boat Parade In Hamilton

Photo Set #1: Christmas Boat Parade In Hamilton

[Updated with photos] The Christmas Boat Parade in Hamilton Harbour is set to get underway at 6.30pm this evening [Dec 7], with the always popular event involving dozens of vessels making their way across the water decorated in seasonal style.The biennial event will be broadcast on television and online, with viewers able to tune in to watch the holiday... Read more of this article

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


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