Tag: Christmas

Photos: Ethiopian Orthodox Celebrate Christmas

Photos: Ethiopian Orthodox Celebrate Christmas

Bermuda’s Ethiopian Orthodox Church started their Christmas celebrations last night [Jan 6], with members heading to the east end to take part in the service at their intricately decorated Church. The difference in the date of Christmas celebrations is due to the use by the Church of the Julian calendar; the western world uses the Gregorian calendar,... Read more of this article

Christmas Tree Collection Dates: Jan 22 & 29th

Christmas Tree Collection Dates: Jan 22 & 29th

The Waste Management Section of the Ministry of Public Works advised of the following Christmas tree collection dates for 2014:East End – Wednesday January 22nd West End – Wednesday January 29thTrees should be taken to your normal residential waste set out location. A Ministry spokesperson said: “Like all other horticultural waste,... Read more of this article

Holiday Retrospect: Links, Photos & Videos

Holiday Retrospect: Links, Photos & Videos

As always, Bermuda did the holiday season in style, giving us lots to see and hear as we came to the end of 2013. From well wishes from the island’s politicians to welcoming the first Bermudian baby of 2014, take a moment to look back at some of the events in the lead up to the new year on the island with these stories, photos, and videos. News... Read more of this article

Recipient Thrilled By Family’s Holiday Generosity

Recipient Thrilled By Family’s Holiday Generosity

A local woman who received the benefit of a family’s generosity this Christmas season expressed her gratitude, saying that she was at a “loss for words” and that her children were thrilled to see the gifts under the tree. As we previously reported, the Wade family from Broken Hill Lane in Smith’s decided to help a family of fellow... Read more of this article

Free Holiday Dinner For Housing Residents

Free Holiday Dinner For Housing Residents

The St. George Parish Council in conjunction with the Bermuda Police Service will host a free Post-Christmas Community Dinner for the residents of Gulf Stream and Emergency Housing today [Dec 29] at Open Doors Christian Fellowship Church Hall, St. David’s from 4pm to 6pm. A spokesperson from the St. George Parish Council said, “We would like... Read more of this article

No Significant Anti-Social Behaviour Over Holiday

No Significant Anti-Social Behaviour Over Holiday

The Bermuda Police Service said they “would like to thank the public for their cooperation during the Christmas period as there were no significant occurrences of anti-social behaviour reported during the two day holiday.” This makes a significant and welcome change from last year, when the holiday was marred by an act of extreme violence,... Read more of this article

Video: Gombeys Make Their Boxing Day Rounds

Video: Gombeys Make Their Boxing Day Rounds

As has been the tradition for many years, the Gombeys are out making their rounds on Boxing Day, helping the island celebrate the holiday season. The island’s preeminent folk art, Gombeys traditionally span the island on Boxing Day and other holidays with the groups growing larger through the day as Bermudians start following along and dancing to... Read more of this article

Weekenders Hold Annual Christmas Day Run

Weekenders Hold Annual Christmas Day Run

While many locals have abandoned any thought of fitness in favour of Cassava Pie and other Christmas food, one group of dedicated runners met up on Christmas morning to go for a run. Bermuda’s Weekenders Running Club held their annual Christmas Day Run yesterday, starting at 8.00am and covering a five mile route. Related PostsBermuda... Read more of this article

Video Collection: Christmas Season In Bermuda

Video Collection: Christmas Season In Bermuda

The Christmas season in Bermuda always sees a host of activities; ranging from parades on land and water, school plays, musical events, official greetings and everything in between. The video collection below has approximately 100 videos of Christmas events on the island ranging from 2013 back to 2010. Click the video thumbnail to enlarge and play... Read more of this article

Parents Welcome Baby Boy On Christmas Day

Parents Welcome Baby Boy On Christmas Day

While many people may have received nice gifts today, Paige Belvin and Aaron Eversley received a super special one when their baby boy made his grand entrance into the world on Christmas morning. London Adam Belvin-Eversley was born at 9:37am weighing 9 lbs 6.5 oz.Ms Belvin was actually due on January 3rd, however she went into labour at 2.30am yesterday... Read more of this article


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