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Head Of Cultural Heritage: Dr Charlotte Andrews

Head Of Cultural Heritage: Dr Charlotte Andrews

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] announced the appointment of Dr Charlotte Andrews to the newly created role of Head of Cultural Heritage. A spokesperson said, “Dr. Andrews gained her master’s and doctorate in Heritage and Museum Studies from the University of Cambridge and has worked in Bermuda’s cultural sector for over 20 years. She has... Read more of this article

Governor Tours Verdmont Historic House

Governor Tours Verdmont Historic House

Governor Rena Lalgie and her family recently visited the Verdmont Historic House and Gardens, accompanied by Karen Border, Alana Anderson and Dorte Horsfield of the Bermuda National Trust. Government House shared the photo below on social media, saying: “On 20 August the Governor and her family were delighted to tour the Verdmont Historic House... Read more of this article

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates To BNT

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates To BNT

As part of their 100th Anniversary commitment to give back to the community, the Garden Club of Bermuda donated to the Bermuda National Trust, with the funds to be used for the restoration of Verdmont. Bermuda National Trust Executive Director Karen Border said, “The Bermuda National Trust thanks the Garden Club of Bermuda for their generous gift... Read more of this article

BNT ‘Concerned’ About Proposed Amendments

BNT ‘Concerned’ About Proposed Amendments

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] said they are “very concerned about the proposed amendments to the Development and Planning Act tabled on 2 July, in particular changes to the process for the granting of Special Development Orders and the introduction of Emergency Development Orders.” A spokesperson said, “The most concerning amendment... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Cadets Volunteer For BNT

US Coast Guard Cadets Volunteer For BNT

The Bermuda National Trust hosted 16 cadets from the US Coast Guard training ship Eagle at their headquarters Waterville in Paget yesterday [July 13]. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Trust was delighted to host 16 cadets from the US Coast Guard training ship Eagle at their headquarters Waterville in Paget on 13 July. The cadets spent... Read more of this article

Appleby Volunteer At Sherwin Nature Reserve

Appleby Volunteer At Sherwin Nature Reserve

Appleby recently organised an employee volunteer day at Sherwin Nature Reserve to support the Bermuda National Trust. A spokesperson said, “Leading offshore law firm Appleby organised an employee volunteer day at Sherwin Nature Reserve to support the Bermuda National Trust. On 25 June, a team of Appleby volunteers spent their morning with tools in... Read more of this article

Karen Border Appointed BNT Executive Director

Karen Border Appointed BNT Executive Director

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT]  announced that Karen Border will serve as the BNT Executive Director. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] is pleased to announce that respected environmentalist and communications professional Karen Border will take up the position of BNT Executive Director on 28 June. “Karen has spent... Read more of this article

Old Bullet Found In Chimney Stacks At Verdmont

Old Bullet Found In Chimney Stacks At Verdmont

The Bermuda National Trust found a bullet during their search of the chimney stacks at Verdmont, as they prepared for upgrades to the building which began in January. BNT posted the photo below on social media, saying: “A bullet was the last thing we expected to find during our search of the chimney stacks at Verdmont, as we prepared for upgrades... Read more of this article

BNT Postpone This Year’s Palm Sunday Walk

BNT Postpone This Year’s Palm Sunday Walk

The Bermuda National Trust postponed this year’s Palm Sunday Walk which was scheduled for this coming Sunday, March 28, saying it is “with the community’s safety and health in mind.” In an online post, the BNT said, “Every year, we look forward to hosting the annual Palm Sunday Walk and seeing the community come together... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BNT Hold Plant & Bake Sale

Photos & Video: BNT Hold Plant & Bake Sale

[Updated with video] The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] held their annual Plant and Bake Sale today [Feb 13] at Waterville in Paget, with the event featuring baked goods, honey, locally grown plants and more. Attendees had their temperature taken when entering, and masks were mandatory.Prior to the event, the BNT said, “Shop a diverse assortment... Read more of this article

BNT: 300 Year Old Property To Be Improved

BNT: 300 Year Old Property To Be Improved

One of Bermuda’s most historic houses is undergoing renovations, with the Verdmont property in Smith’s Parish — which is more than 300 years old — to remain closed to the public until the work is completed this spring. A Bermuda National Trust spokesperson said, “One of Bermuda’s most important historic houses is undergoing renovations... Read more of this article

New Book From The Bermuda National Trust

New Book From The Bermuda National Trust

The Bermuda National Trust published a new book  — ‘Waterville, The Story of a House, Its People & Its Contents’ — which features their headquarters at the Foot of the Lane in Paget, to mark their 50th anniversary. A spokesperson said, “The Trust, an environmental and cultural organisation, was formed in 1970 at Waterville... Read more of this article

BNT Cancels All Holiday Tours Due To Covid-19

BNT Cancels All Holiday Tours Due To Covid-19

The Bermuda National Trust has made a decision to cancel all holiday tours due to the increasing number of Covid-19 cases. BNT posted a photo on Instagram, saying: “After careful consideration with our tour partners and sponsor, regarding the increase of Covid-19 cases in our community, we have regrettably made the decision to cancel all our... Read more of this article