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Karen Border Appointed BNT Executive Director

Karen Border Appointed BNT Executive Director

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT]  announced that Karen Border will serve as the BNT Executive Director. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] is pleased to announce that respected environmentalist and communications professional Karen Border will take up the position of BNT Executive Director on 28 June. “Karen has spent... Read more of this article

Old Bullet Found In Chimney Stacks At Verdmont

Old Bullet Found In Chimney Stacks At Verdmont

The Bermuda National Trust found a bullet during their search of the chimney stacks at Verdmont, as they prepared for upgrades to the building which began in January. BNT posted the photo below on social media, saying: “A bullet was the last thing we expected to find during our search of the chimney stacks at Verdmont, as we prepared for upgrades... Read more of this article

BNT Postpone This Year’s Palm Sunday Walk

BNT Postpone This Year’s Palm Sunday Walk

The Bermuda National Trust postponed this year’s Palm Sunday Walk which was scheduled for this coming Sunday, March 28, saying it is “with the community’s safety and health in mind.” In an online post, the BNT said, “Every year, we look forward to hosting the annual Palm Sunday Walk and seeing the community come together... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BNT Hold Plant & Bake Sale

Photos & Video: BNT Hold Plant & Bake Sale

[Updated with video] The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] held their annual Plant and Bake Sale today [Feb 13] at Waterville in Paget, with the event featuring baked goods, honey, locally grown plants and more. Attendees had their temperature taken when entering, and masks were mandatory.Prior to the event, the BNT said, “Shop a diverse assortment... Read more of this article

BNT: 300 Year Old Property To Be Improved

BNT: 300 Year Old Property To Be Improved

One of Bermuda’s most historic houses is undergoing renovations, with the Verdmont property in Smith’s Parish — which is more than 300 years old — to remain closed to the public until the work is completed this spring. A Bermuda National Trust spokesperson said, “One of Bermuda’s most important historic houses is undergoing renovations... Read more of this article

New Book From The Bermuda National Trust

New Book From The Bermuda National Trust

The Bermuda National Trust published a new book  — ‘Waterville, The Story of a House, Its People & Its Contents’ — which features their headquarters at the Foot of the Lane in Paget, to mark their 50th anniversary. A spokesperson said, “The Trust, an environmental and cultural organisation, was formed in 1970 at Waterville... Read more of this article

BNT Cancels All Holiday Tours Due To Covid-19

BNT Cancels All Holiday Tours Due To Covid-19

The Bermuda National Trust has made a decision to cancel all holiday tours due to the increasing number of Covid-19 cases. BNT posted a photo on Instagram, saying: “After careful consideration with our tour partners and sponsor, regarding the increase of Covid-19 cases in our community, we have regrettably made the decision to cancel all our... Read more of this article

New Leadership For Bermuda National Trust

New Leadership For Bermuda National Trust

The Bermuda National Trust has appointed Andrew Vaucrosson as its new Executive Director, with Britt Franklin Call and Randolph Joynes also filling senior roles. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Vaucrosson as its new Executive Director, effective November 1.” BNT President... Read more of this article

BNT: Spooky Stories At Verdmont On October 31

BNT: Spooky Stories At Verdmont On October 31

The Bermuda National Trust will be hosting a Halloween event entitled “Spooky Stories at Verdmont with John Cox” on Saturday, October 31st. The event poster says, “Be prepared to be scared as well-known historian and author John Cox tells spine-chilling tales of the ghostly inhabitants who have wandered the rooms of Verdmont for centuries. “Tours... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: DofE, BNT Conservation Project

Photos & Video: DofE, BNT Conservation Project

On Saturday [August 15], the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Bermuda [DofE] partnered with the Bermuda National Trust [BNT] to “engage a group of 14 Gold and Silver Award participants in a conservation project” at the Butterfield Nature Reserve in Pembroke. A spokesperson said, “Both groups of participants have completed their Adventurous... Read more of this article

BNT Uses Virtual Programmes To Teach Online

BNT Uses Virtual Programmes To Teach Online

As the Covid-19 pandemic required students to undertake online learning from home, a partnership between the Department of Education and the Bermuda National Trust [BNT] utilized Zoom lessons and interactions with historical figures to to help children continue their educational pursuits. A spokesperson said, “A partnership between the Department... Read more of this article

BNT Closures/Cancellations Due To Covid-19

BNT Closures/Cancellations Due To Covid-19

In response to the evolving situation around the Coronavirus, the Bermuda National Trust advised the public regarding the BNT closures and updates. A spokesperson said, “In response to the evolving situation around the Coronavirus, the Bermuda National Trust would like to advise that:“All Trust museums are closed“Trust spring vacation camps... Read more of this article

Buy Back Bermuda To Create Nature Reserve

Buy Back Bermuda To Create Nature Reserve

Buy Back Bermuda purchased 3.5 acres of land along the Shelly Bay stretch with public donations in 2012, and work is now underway to restore the land as a nature reserve and open it to the public. A spokesperson said, “Eve’s Pond has become the site of a major restoration project to provide a new community space in Hamilton Parish. “Buy... Read more of this article