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PwC Interns Assist At Verdmont Museum

PwC Interns Assist At Verdmont Museum

Bermudian university students interning at PwC this summer made their mark on the heritage of Verdmont museum in Smith’s Parish on Friday 5 August. A spokesperson said, “Working with the Bermuda National Trust Heritage Team, the interns provided hands-on help and insightful input for the Trust’s ongoing efforts to expand community and cultural... Read more of this article

BNT To Host Talk & Book Launch On August 11

BNT To Host Talk & Book Launch On August 11

A talk and book launch featuring Dr Michael Jarvis will be hosted by the Bermuda National Trust entitled: Digging into Early Bermuda. Dr Jarvis and a team of 15 Bermudian, British and American students have recently performed excavation work at Smith’s Islands, the long-term project’s ninth field season. They will present their findings to BNT members... Read more of this article

Girl Guides & US Girl Scouts Clean Up

Girl Guides & US Girl Scouts Clean Up

Girl Scouts from 23 US states will collaborate with Bermuda’s Girl Guides in a clean-up of west end beaches and nature reserves, and the project, coordinated by the Bermuda National Trust, scheduled for today. In total, the environmental exercise will involve more than 150 Girl Scouts, Girl Guides and their leaders. The American Girl Scouts will be... Read more of this article

Photos: BNT’s Annual Heritage Awards Winners

Photos: BNT’s Annual Heritage Awards Winners

The Bermuda National Trust heritage awards were recently presented after a two-year gap. A spokesperson said, “Larry Mills, Richard Spurling, Chaplain Dr. Kevin Santucci and 15-year-old Luke Foster were amongst those receiving top awards for their contribution to Bermuda’s cultural or natural heritage. “The annual awards, sponsored by... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & 360: Open House At Verdmont

Photos, Video & 360: Open House At Verdmont

In celebration of Heritage Month, the Bermuda National Trust hosted a Free Open House at the Verdmont Museum and Gardens in Smiths today [May 21], with the public able to tour the centuries old property.Executive Director of the National Trust Karen Border told Bernews, “We are thrilled to be opening Verdmont to the public today, a free public... Read more of this article

Virtual Talk: ‘How Dialects Influence Our Identity’

Virtual Talk: ‘How Dialects Influence Our Identity’

The roots of the Bermudian dialect will be explored in a virtual talk hosted by the Bermuda National Trust on Thursday [May 19]. The talk is entitled ‘Did you say that: How dialects influence our identity’ and will be delivered by Britanni Cann-Fubler. It will examine how accents and dialects impact society and the individual. Ms Cann-Fubler... Read more of this article

Help Choose New Colour For Historic Property

Help Choose New Colour For Historic Property

Bermuda National Trust headquarters “Waterville”, at the Foot of the Lane, is due for painting and they are offering the public a chance to vote online to choose the new colour for the historic property. Their website said, “Bermuda National Trust headquarters “Waterville”, at the Foot of the Lane, is due for painting and we would like your... Read more of this article

154-Year-Old Gold Ring Returned To Verdmont

154-Year-Old Gold Ring Returned To Verdmont

A former resident of Bermuda has repatriated a 154-year-old gold ring, found between floorboards at Verdmont in the 1940s, and gifted it to the Bermuda National Trust [BNT]. Verdmont, which was built sometime between 1694 and 1714, is one of the Trust’s historic house museums. A spokesperson said, “Handing over the ring to the Trust on 9 May... Read more of this article

Free Public Open House At Verdmont On May 21

Free Public Open House At Verdmont On May 21

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] is inviting everyone to visit Verdmont for a free open house on Saturday, May 21 from 11.00am to 4.00pm in celebration of Heritage Month. A spokesperson said, “In the spirit of this year’s Heritage Month theme of ‘Togetherness’, the Trust looks forward to welcoming the local community and island visitors to the... Read more of this article

Earth Day 2022 To Be Observed On Friday

Earth Day 2022 To Be Observed On Friday

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI], Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB], Greenrock, and the Bermuda National Trust are offering their thoughts on Earth Day 2022, which is set to be observed on Friday [April 22].BUEI Earth Day 2022 Statement We at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute are excited to be collaborating with Greenrock... Read more of this article

Nominations Open For BNT Annual Awards

Nominations Open For BNT Annual Awards

After a two year hiatus, the Bermuda National Trust [BNT] will be presenting its annual Environment and Cultural Heritage Awards in 2022, and is inviting the public to submit nominations. A spokesperson said, “The BNT Annual Awards, sponsored by Butterfield & Vallis, recognise individuals, organisations or groups which have worked for the benefit... Read more of this article

Photos: BNT Hosts Annual Palm Sunday Walk

Photos: BNT Hosts Annual Palm Sunday Walk

[Updated with photos] After being on hiatus due to the pandemic, the Bermuda National Trust’s annual Palm Sunday Walk took place yesterday [April 10] with crowds of people taking part. A spokesperson said, “The walk was in St George’s Parish this year. It started outside the former World Heritage Centre at Penno’s Wharf headed up Khyber... Read more of this article

Children Enjoy Nature Walk At Spittal Pond

Children Enjoy Nature Walk At Spittal Pond

Spittal Pond Nature Reserve was bustling with over 200 children, parents and camp leaders on the Bermuda National Trust’s Annual Children’s Nature Walk on Tuesday [April 5], sponsored by Arch Re. A spokesperson said, “The 64-acre reserve is one of the Bermuda National Trust’s most spectacular open spaces held in trust for the Bermuda community.... Read more of this article