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Photos: ARC Sailboats In St. George’s Harbour

Photos: ARC Sailboats In St. George’s Harbour

In addition to hosting Steven Spielberg’s $200 million super-yacht, the east end is presently playing host to a bevy of sailboats who have stopped in Bermuda as part of the World Cruising Club Spring Rallies. Yachts sailing under the flags of 20 different nations and crews from many more, set sail from Tortola in the British Virgin Islands on... 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

St. George’s Welcomes First Cruise Ship Of 2015

St. George’s Welcomes First Cruise Ship Of 2015

[Updated with video] Marking the first cruise ship visit for the east end this year, the sailing cruise Club Med 2 arrived in St. George’s this morning [Apr 17], carrying an estimated 337 passengers and 200 crew. According to the 2015 cruise ship schedule, this is one of three cruise visits the east end will receive during 2015, with St. George’s... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2014 National Trust Walkabout

Photos & Video: 2014 National Trust Walkabout

[Updated with video] The Christmas season was in full swing last night [Dec 5] as crowds of people of all ages made their way to St George’s for the annual Bermuda National Trust Christmas Walkabout in the Towne of St George’s. Roads were lined with commuters making their way to the east end event, and a traffic jam ensued with some reporting a... Read more of this article

Photos: St George’s “Haunted History” Night

Photos: St George’s “Haunted History” Night

‘Haunted History’ was held in St. George’s on Saturday night [Nov 22], with the Old Towne bringing history to life with a spooky flair. Sponsored by the Bank of Bermuda Foundation with proceeds going to the St. George’s Foundation; the event included food, dancing, fortune tellers, face paintings, along with reenactments of ghost stories... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: St George’s Remembrance Event

Photos/Video: St George’s Remembrance Event

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s war veterans were honoured with a ceremony in Kings Square, St George’s today [Nov 9], which was followed by a Remembrance Ceremony at St Peter’s Church.Wreaths were laid by dignitaries in attendance including Governor George Fergusson, Premier Michael Dunkley, St George’s Mayor Garth Rothwell, US Consul... Read more of this article

Deliverance Replica Damaged, But Re-Opens

Deliverance Replica Damaged, But Re-Opens

“After the one-two punch of Tropical Storm Fay and Hurricane Gonzalo, our Deliverance looked more like how we imagine Sea Venture,” the latest issue of the St. George’s Foundation newsletter said, adding that the Deliverance has now re-opened to visitors, with free admission to the main deck area only while repairs to the stern, below... Read more of this article

Photos: Cup Match Campers In The East End

Photos: Cup Match Campers In The East End

With the first ball of Cup Match only hours away from being thrown, anxious campers have their “camps” all set up for the holiday weekend. Last night [July 30] we visited the areas of Swing Bridge, Kindley Field, Ferry Reach and Clearwater Beach.As is tradition, Bermudians have taken to their “camps” for Cup Match, with tents popping... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: St George’s 402nd Birthday

Photos & Videos: St George’s 402nd Birthday

The town of St. George’s celebrated its 402nd birthday on July 11, 2014, with an evening of tours, music, reenactments, and film, along with an evening tattoo by the Bermuda Regiment Band. Titled “Plough: A Summer’s Evening in the Olde Towne,” the event was supported by the Bermuda Tourism Authority, the Corporation of St. George’s,... Read more of this article

Flowers Abound As St. George’s “Blooms”

Flowers Abound As St. George’s “Blooms”

Flowers and plants were highlighted recently in the east end, with several colourful displays highlighting the spring season for the “St George’s in Bloom” event. Displays included a large arrangement donated by Sousa’s featuring a lush green plant bordered by flowers, as well as plants and flowers in urns, a decorative wooden... 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/Photos: Minister Fahy Tours St. George’s

Video/Photos: Minister Fahy Tours St. George’s

Earlier today [Mar 20], the Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy spent some time in St. George’s getting an update on the ongoing refurbishments in the Town Square and at Pennos Wharf. He was joined by East End MPs Kenneth Bascome and Nandi Outerbridge. Government recently provided the Corporation of St. George’s with a grant of $750,000. The funds... Read more of this article

Photos: St George’s Celebrates New Year’s Eve

Photos: St George’s Celebrates New Year’s Eve

The inclement weather yesterday [Dec 31] cleared with lots of time for hundreds of New Year’s Eve revelers to make their way to the Town Square in St George’s for music, entertainment, food and the traditional onion drop.Children had fun throughout the night playing on the blow up slide or running around enjoying themselves with New Year’s... Read more of this article