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Photos: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. Georges

Photos: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. Georges

The annual Peppercorn Ceremony is taking place in St George’s on Wednesday [April 24], following a tradition that began over 200 years ago. More than 60 soldiers of the Royal Bermuda Regiment were on parade. The troops and the RBR Band & Corps of Drums added to the spectacle as the Masonic Lodge of St George’s paid the annual rent for the State... Read more of this article

Peppercorn Ceremony Held In St George’s

Peppercorn Ceremony Held In St George’s

More than 60 soldiers of the Royal Bermuda Regiment were on parade for the traditional Peppercorn Ceremony in St George’s. The troops and the RBR Band & Corps of Drums added to the spectacle as the Masonic Lodge of St George’s paid the annual rent for the State House – one peppercorn. Jose Urbano, a tourist from Florida, said the ceremony... Read more of this article

Videos: Peppercorn Ceremony In St George’s

Videos: Peppercorn Ceremony In St George’s

Following a tradition that began over 200 years ago, the annual Peppercorn Ceremony is taking place in St George’s this morning [April 24] and you can tune in and watch live below. 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... Read more of this article

Visitor VIP Package For Peppercorn Ceremony

Visitor VIP Package For Peppercorn Ceremony

This year’s Peppercorn Ceremony on April 24 will be enhanced with a VIP package, offering visitors a cultural experience they can’t get anywhere else, the BTA said, explaining that the package created high demand among visitors in 2018, nearly selling out in its pilot year. “The Peppercorn Ceremony VIP package sold very well last year and the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Annual Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos & Video: Annual Peppercorn Ceremony

[Updated with photos] Following a tradition that began over 200 years ago, the annual Peppercorn Ceremony is taking place in St George’s this morning [April 23] and you can tune in and watch live below. The King’s Square ceremony requires the Governor to accept the annual peppercorn ‘rent’ paid by Freemasons for use of the State House. Live... Read more of this article

BTA Offer $40 Visitor Package For Peppercorn

BTA Offer $40 Visitor Package For Peppercorn

The Bermuda Tourism Authority is bringing new elements to this year’s Peppercorn Ceremony to lure more visitors to the annual event in St. George on April 23rd. This only-in-Bermuda occurrence is a unique display of the island’s British cultural influences – bringing together modern-day dignitaries and centuries-old traditions that date back to... Read more of this article

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