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Videos: BeachFest At Horseshoe Bay

Videos: BeachFest At Horseshoe Bay

Thousands of people made their way to Horseshoe Bay Beach Thursday [Aug 2] to attend Chewstick’s BeachFest Emancipation Celebration event, which kicked off at 11am with a full slate of entertainment taking place throughout the day. The beach area saw events taking place throughout the day while crowds were kept entertained as local artists and DJs... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: BeachFest At Horseshoe Bay

Photo Set #2: BeachFest At Horseshoe Bay

Yesterday [Aug 2] Chewstick hosted the BeachFest Emancipation Celebration event at Horseshoe Bay Beach, with thousands of people joining in the day’s fun. For our first BeachFest gallery click here, for all our Cup Match coverage click here and for all our Cup Match photo galleries click here. Click to enlarge photo: #gallery-1 { margin:... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: BeachFest At Horseshoe Bay

Photo Set #1: BeachFest At Horseshoe Bay

Thousands of people made their way to Horseshoe Bay Beach today [Aug 2] to attend Chewstick’s BeachFest Emancipation Celebration event, which kicked off at 11am with a full slate of entertainment taking place throughout the day.Crowds were kept entertained as local artists took the stage, the beach area saw events including tug-o-war, netball,... Read more of this article

Video: Wayne Wonder Performs At BeachFest

Video: Wayne Wonder Performs At BeachFest

Chewstick is hosting the two-day BeachFest Emancipation Celebration at Horseshoe Bay Beach over Cup Match, which kicked which last night with a concert featuring Jamaican reggae singer Wayne Wonder, Trevor Hall and Dead Prez. Legendary singer Barrington Levy was originally scheduled to perform at BeachFest, however withdrew a couple of days ago and... Read more of this article

Photos: Collie Buddz & BeachFest Show Prep

Photos: Collie Buddz & BeachFest Show Prep

Preparations have been underway all day for the concerts on this evening, with both BeachFest and the Collie Buddz show set to kick off tonight [Aug 1] to start off the Cup Match holiday. Chewstick is hosting the 7th Annual BeachFest Emancipation Celebration at Horseshoe Bay Beach, which will feature two days of entertainment. This year’s event starts... Read more of this article

Police, Regiment Combine For Cup Match Security

Police, Regiment Combine For Cup Match Security

A joint effort between the Bermuda Police Service and Bermuda Regiment is aimed at deterring any of the criminal element that might seek to disrupt the Cup Match holiday with acts of violence and criminality. Police Officers, Reserve Police and the Bermuda Regiment will be on duty inside and outside the Somerset Cricket Club grounds throughout Cup Match... Read more of this article

Barrington Levy Replaced By Wayne Wonder

Barrington Levy Replaced By Wayne Wonder

[Update: Barrington Levy will not perform, and Wayne Wonder will perform instead] Chewstick is at it again, producing the 7th Annual BeachFest Emancipation Celebration at Horseshoe Bay Beach. This year’s event kicks off on Wednesday night with a concert featuring Barrington Levy and The Detour Band, Trevor Hall and Dead Prez. Included in the entertainment... Read more of this article

BeachFest Shutdown: “Abundance Of Caution”

BeachFest Shutdown: “Abundance Of Caution”

The Bermuda Police Service confirmed that on the first day of Cup Match [July 28] they shutdown BeachFest at 8:30pm in “the abundance of caution.” As Bernews reported on Thursday, the BeachFest celebrations were marred by fighting and the event  - which had been scheduled to go on until 2am – shut down hours early.Last night a police... Read more of this article

Photo Set #2: 2011 BeachFest At Horseshoe Bay

Photo Set #2: 2011 BeachFest At Horseshoe Bay

Bermuda’s most famous beach was taken over yesterday [July 29] by crowds celebrating the first day of the annual Cup Match holiday. Chewstick hosted the 6th Annual BeachFest Emancipation Celebration at Horseshoe Bay Beach, which was sponsored by the Bermuda Department of Tourism, Digicel Bermuda, BGA, KPMG, Brown and Co., Ignition Limited, and... Read more of this article

Eight Videos: BeachFest Cup Match Party

Eight Videos: BeachFest Cup Match Party

Thousands of people turned out over a two-day period to enjoy the Annual BeachFest Emancipation Celebration at Horseshoe Bay, which was hosted by Chewstick with the support of the Dept of Tourism as well as the private business community. Both days featured live entertainment, with guest artist Mr Vegas flying in to join a host of local talent onstage.... Read more of this article

Photo Set #1: 2011 BeachFest At Horseshoe Bay

Photo Set #1: 2011 BeachFest At Horseshoe Bay

Horseshoe Bay Beach is jammed with people as the 6th Annual BeachFest Emancipation Celebration is taking place at the South Shore beach today [July 28]. With live entertainment, football and volleyball tournaments, East vs West Tug-o-War, beach tennis and more – the event is a popular part of the annual Cup Match Holiday.Apart from a brief incident... Read more of this article

Two Arrested After Fight At Horseshoe Bay

Two Arrested After Fight At Horseshoe Bay

[Updated] Two people were arrested a short while ago this afternoon [July 28] following an incident in the area of the BeachFest Celebrations at Horseshoe Bay Beach. The Police confirmed that they responded to a report of a disturbance at Horseshoe Bay Beach, and that two people were arrested and remain in custody. A heavy police presence remains, and... Read more of this article

6th Annual BeachFest At Horseshoe Bay

6th Annual BeachFest At Horseshoe Bay

Chewstick is at it again, producing the 6th Annual BeachFest Emancipation Celebration at Horseshoe Bay Beach. A spokesperson said, “BeachFest has always been the biggest event on Chewstick’s calendar, and we have always approached it as a fundraiser and an event that serves to showcase Bermudian arts, history and cultures in a tradition of joy,... Read more of this article