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Photos: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

Photos: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

The Peppercorn Ceremony took place yesterday [Apr 19] in St. George’s, following a tradition which first began in 1816, with this year’s event also being attending by the visiting Town Criers. Marked by pomp, circumstance, and pageantry, the King’s Square ceremony requires the Governor to accept the annual peppercorn rent paid by Freemasons... Read more of this article

Photos: 2016 Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos: 2016 Peppercorn Ceremony

The 200th Peppercorn Ceremony took place this morning [Apr 20] 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 use of the State House. The State House was built in 1620 and is... Read more of this article

200th Peppercorn Ceremony Set For Wednesday

200th Peppercorn Ceremony Set For Wednesday

The 200th anniversary of the Annual Peppercorn Ceremony will be held on Wednesday morning [April 20] in King’s Square, St. George’s and expects to see masons visiting from overseas to take part in this year’s ceremony which starts at 11.00am. The Peppercorn Ceremony takes place every year on King’s Square in the Towne of St George, Bermuda... Read more of this article

Pre-Peppercorn Ceremony Reception Planned

Pre-Peppercorn Ceremony Reception Planned

Hosted by Fort St. Catherine, a Pre-Peppercorn Ceremony Sunset Reception will be held on Monday, April 18, from 6.00pm to 8.00pm under the distinguished patronage of The Mayor of St. George, Quinell Francis. This free event will feature an open house to explore the fort and a fashion show with the sale of locally designed hats, fascinators and headpieces. There... Read more of this article

BBC News: Special Ceremony, 200th Anniversary

BBC News: Special Ceremony, 200th Anniversary

[Written by Adrienne Smatt, Bermuda Broadcasting Co.] The 200th Peppercorn Ceremony takes place later this month and organizers are planning to go all out to mark the anniversary. In a ceremony steeped in tradition, the Governor each year accepts one peppercorn from Freemasons, as annual rent for use of the Old State House in St. George’s. Martin... Read more of this article

Photos: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

Photos: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

The annual Peppercorn Ceremony took place this morning [Apr 22] 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 use of the State House. The State House was built in 1620 and is... Read more of this article

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

Video: 2013 St George’s Peppercorn Ceremony

Video: 2013 St George’s Peppercorn Ceremony

Even cloudy skies and the threat of rain couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the large crowd which turned out at King’s Square in St. George’s yesterday [Apr 24] for the pomp and pageantry of the annual Peppercorn ceremony. Governor George Fergusson, in all his ceremonial finery, inspected the band and troops of the Bermuda Regiment... Read more of this article

Photo Gallery: 2013 Peppercorn Ceremony

Photo Gallery: 2013 Peppercorn Ceremony

The Peppercorn Ceremony took place this morning [Apr 24] in St. George’s, following a tradition which first began in 1816. The slightly inclement weather did not stop crowds from coming out, with groups of school children lining the square to watch the pomp and pageantry.Marked by pomp, circumstance and pageantry, the King’s Square ceremony requires... Read more of this article

Upcoming: St. George’s Peppercorn Ceremony

Upcoming: St. George’s Peppercorn Ceremony

The pomp and ceremony Bermuda is renowned for will be on full display later this month [Apr.24] when the annual Peppercorn Ceremony takes place in St. George’s. Held every year since 1816 on Kings Square in the Town of St George, the Peppercorn Ceremony involves the ceremonial payment of the “rent” of one peppercorn for the continued use of... Read more of this article

Six Videos: 2011 Peppercorn Ceremony

Six Videos: 2011 Peppercorn Ceremony

As has happened for almost 200 years, the annual Peppercorn Ceremony took place in St George’s this morning [Apr.27]. It began in 1816, and is marked by pomp, circumstance and pageantry, with the Governor accepting the annual peppercorn rent paid by Freemasons for use of the State House. You can view photos and read more about the Ceremony by... Read more of this article

Photos #2: 2011 Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos #2: 2011 Peppercorn Ceremony

It started in 1816, and continues today. The annual Peppercorn Ceremony in St George’s is one of Bermuda’s oldest and most colourful traditions. The State House was built in 1620 and is Bermuda’s oldest stone building. The landmark was used for the General Assembly of Bermuda until 1816, when the capital moved to Hamilton. The Government of... Read more of this article

Photos: 2011 Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos: 2011 Peppercorn Ceremony

The Peppercorn Ceremony which took place this morning [Apr.27] in St. George’s began in 1816 and is now one of Bermuda’s oldest and most colourful traditions. Marked by pomp, circumstance and pageantry, the King’s Square ceremony requires the Governor to accept the annual peppercorn rent paid by Freemasons for use of the State... Read more of this article