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Marriage: No Appeal, Govt To Ensure Compliance

Marriage: No Appeal, Govt To Ensure Compliance

The Government acknowledges the Supreme Court ruling handed down on Friday and will not lodge an appeal and “will implement the necessary steps to ensure compliance with the judgment,” Minister of Home Affairs Patricia Gordon Pamplin said this morning.This follows after Winston Godwin and Greg DeRoche filed a legal challenge after their... Read more of this article

Attride-Stirling: ‘Human Rights For All Humans’

Attride-Stirling: ‘Human Rights For All Humans’

“Human Rights means human rights for all humans,” lawyer Rod Attride-Stirling said, adding that “same sex couples who want to marry can now do so,” and “Bermuda owes a huge debt of gratitude to the two brave young men who brought this action, Winston Godwin and Greg DeRoche.” Mr Attride-Stirling served as counsel to the... Read more of this article

Marriage: Court Rules In Favour Of Gay Couple

Marriage: Court Rules In Favour Of Gay Couple

[Updating] The court ruling has just been handed down in the legal case brought by Winston Godwin and Greg DeRoche, following their marriage application being declined by Bermuda’s Registrar-General, with the court making an historic ruling in their favour, saying “the common law discriminates against same-sex couples by excluding them from... Read more of this article

2017 Wedding Expo To Be Held This Sunday

2017 Wedding Expo To Be Held This Sunday

It’s that time again for the third annual Orchid Spa Wedding Expo, which is being held this Sunday, March 5th at the Fairmont Southampton from 12.00pm through 5.00pm, with a range of exhibitors showcasing various products and services. Hosted and managed by Event Director Ms. Gnica Brangman this is the third year under the Orchid Nail Spa umbrella,... Read more of this article

Video: Marriage Proposal During Aerial Tour

Video: Marriage Proposal During Aerial Tour

A marriage proposal spelled out across Bermuda’s pink sands and seen from above by the bride-to-be during an aerial tour has resulted in a successful engagement, with a uniquely Bermudian memory etched in the minds of the visiting couple. And the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is praising a group of young people from the Royal Bermuda Regiment... Read more of this article

Couple Returns To Bermuda For 50th Anniversary

Couple Returns To Bermuda For 50th Anniversary

Fifty years after enjoying their honeymoon in Bermuda, Carol and George Teasdale of New York returned to the island this week to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] Chief Product and Experiences Development Officer Pat Phillip-Fairn presented a commemorative plaque to Mr and Mrs Teasdale to mark the couple’s 50th... Read more of this article

Expanded Venues For Civil Marriage Ceremonies

Expanded Venues For Civil Marriage Ceremonies

The Ministry of Home Affairs is advising the public that the Registry General has expanded the venue options where civil marriage ceremonies can be held.A spokesperson said, “Under the Marriage Act 1944, civil marriage ceremonies were only permitted to be conducted within the Registrar’s Office. “However, with the passing of the Marriage... Read more of this article

Minister: Bill Seeks To Expand Marriage Locations

Minister: Bill Seeks To Expand Marriage Locations

Home Affairs Minister Patricia Gordon-Pamplin delivered the Second Reading of the ‘Marriage Amendment Act 2016′ Bill in the House of Assembly, saying it “seeks to support the Government’s commitment to rebuilding Bermuda’s tourism industry and to generating new revenue by expanding the locations at which marriage ceremonies performed... Read more of this article

Destination Wedding Magazine Feature Bermuda

Destination Wedding Magazine Feature Bermuda

Bermuda is featured in the current issue of Destination Weddings & Honeymoons magazine, with the publication calling us a territory “marooned in the Atlantic Ocean” that “retains a tropical-island vibe.” The Bermuda Tourism Authority worked with the editorial staff of the magazine in February of 2015 and that work contributed... Read more of this article

Photos: Signature Event Showcases St George’s

Photos: Signature Event Showcases St George’s

On Saturday, March 19, the Town of St. George’s hosted “Signature St. George’s”, a free event designed to showcase all of the venues they have available for special celebrations, including weddings, birthday parties, and corporate events. This project is part of the Cultural Tourism Plan for Hub 1 [St. George’s and St. David’s],... Read more of this article

“Signature St. George’s” Expo Set For Saturday

“Signature St. George’s” Expo Set For Saturday

On Saturday, March 19, The Town of St. George’s will host ‘Signature St. George’s’ a free event to showcase all of the venues they have available for special celebrations, including weddings, birthday parties, and corporate events. Mrs. Francine Trott, Forts Manager for the Bermuda Department of Parks, and a member of the Signature St. George’s... Read more of this article

Photos: Orchid Nail Spa Wedding Expo Event

Photos: Orchid Nail Spa Wedding Expo Event

Orchid Nail Spa hosted the 2016 Wedding Expo today [Feb 14] at the Fairmont Southampton resort, with exhibitors showing off wares and services from a variety of wedding-related niches.The room was filled with vendors offering supplies and services for future brides and grooms to peruse with options including food and refreshments, formal wear, hair... Read more of this article

Photos: Prayer Vigil Taking Place On Marriage

Photos: Prayer Vigil Taking Place On Marriage

A prayer vigil is underway in Hamilton today [Feb 7], with people gathering in a “silent prayer vigil”, saying that “marriage is ordained by God, and that is what we are praying for.” Alan Hunt from Heart-to-Heart Marriage Mentoring Ministry said , “As part of Preserve Marriage, we are conducting a silent prayer vigil around... Read more of this article