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Photos: BNT’s Annual Heritage Awards Winners

Photos: BNT’s Annual Heritage Awards Winners

The Bermuda National Trust heritage awards were recently presented after a two-year gap. A spokesperson said, “Larry Mills, Richard Spurling, Chaplain Dr. Kevin Santucci and 15-year-old Luke Foster were amongst those receiving top awards for their contribution to Bermuda’s cultural or natural heritage. “The annual awards, sponsored by... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & 360: Open House At Verdmont

Photos, Video & 360: Open House At Verdmont

In celebration of Heritage Month, the Bermuda National Trust hosted a Free Open House at the Verdmont Museum and Gardens in Smiths today [May 21], with the public able to tour the centuries old property.Executive Director of the National Trust Karen Border told Bernews, “We are thrilled to be opening Verdmont to the public today, a free public... Read more of this article

Virtual Talk: ‘How Dialects Influence Our Identity’

Virtual Talk: ‘How Dialects Influence Our Identity’

The roots of the Bermudian dialect will be explored in a virtual talk hosted by the Bermuda National Trust on Thursday [May 19]. The talk is entitled ‘Did you say that: How dialects influence our identity’ and will be delivered by Britanni Cann-Fubler. It will examine how accents and dialects impact society and the individual. Ms Cann-Fubler... Read more of this article

Help Choose New Colour For Historic Property

Help Choose New Colour For Historic Property

Bermuda National Trust headquarters “Waterville”, at the Foot of the Lane, is due for painting and they are offering the public a chance to vote online to choose the new colour for the historic property. Their website said, “Bermuda National Trust headquarters “Waterville”, at the Foot of the Lane, is due for painting and we would like your... Read more of this article

154-Year-Old Gold Ring Returned To Verdmont

154-Year-Old Gold Ring Returned To Verdmont

A former resident of Bermuda has repatriated a 154-year-old gold ring, found between floorboards at Verdmont in the 1940s, and gifted it to the Bermuda National Trust [BNT]. Verdmont, which was built sometime between 1694 and 1714, is one of the Trust’s historic house museums. A spokesperson said, “Handing over the ring to the Trust on 9 May... Read more of this article

Free Public Open House At Verdmont On May 21

Free Public Open House At Verdmont On May 21

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] is inviting everyone to visit Verdmont for a free open house on Saturday, May 21 from 11.00am to 4.00pm in celebration of Heritage Month. A spokesperson said, “In the spirit of this year’s Heritage Month theme of ‘Togetherness’, the Trust looks forward to welcoming the local community and island visitors to the... Read more of this article

Earth Day 2022 To Be Observed On Friday

Earth Day 2022 To Be Observed On Friday

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI], Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB], Greenrock, and the Bermuda National Trust are offering their thoughts on Earth Day 2022, which is set to be observed on Friday [April 22].BUEI Earth Day 2022 Statement We at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute are excited to be collaborating with Greenrock... Read more of this article

Nominations Open For BNT Annual Awards

Nominations Open For BNT Annual Awards

After a two year hiatus, the Bermuda National Trust [BNT] will be presenting its annual Environment and Cultural Heritage Awards in 2022, and is inviting the public to submit nominations. A spokesperson said, “The BNT Annual Awards, sponsored by Butterfield & Vallis, recognise individuals, organisations or groups which have worked for the benefit... Read more of this article

Photos: BNT Hosts Annual Palm Sunday Walk

Photos: BNT Hosts Annual Palm Sunday Walk

[Updated with photos] After being on hiatus due to the pandemic, the Bermuda National Trust’s annual Palm Sunday Walk took place yesterday [April 10] with crowds of people taking part. A spokesperson said, “The walk was in St George’s Parish this year. It started outside the former World Heritage Centre at Penno’s Wharf headed up Khyber... Read more of this article

Children Enjoy Nature Walk At Spittal Pond

Children Enjoy Nature Walk At Spittal Pond

Spittal Pond Nature Reserve was bustling with over 200 children, parents and camp leaders on the Bermuda National Trust’s Annual Children’s Nature Walk on Tuesday [April 5], sponsored by Arch Re. A spokesperson said, “The 64-acre reserve is one of the Bermuda National Trust’s most spectacular open spaces held in trust for the Bermuda community.... Read more of this article

BNT To Host Spittal Pond Nature Walk On April 5

BNT To Host Spittal Pond Nature Walk On April 5

The Bermuda National Trust will host its Annual Children’s Nature Walk at Spittal Pond in Smith’s Parish on Tuesday, April 5. A free event for families, teachers, students, and children aged five to 12 years old, will learn all about the diverse nature reserve.Groups will leave the eastern parking lot every 15 minutes from 9.30 am, with the last... Read more of this article

BNT Palm Sunday Walk Will Be Held In April

BNT Palm Sunday Walk Will Be Held In April

After a two-year hiatus, the Bermuda National Trust’s Palm Sunday Walk will be held in April of this year. A spokesperson said, “This year’s Palm Sunday Walk is expected to draw hundreds of residents and visitors to explore the World Heritage Site in the East End on Sunday, 10 April 2022. The walk will start from Tiger Bay in St. George’s... Read more of this article

National Trust To ‘Reinterpret’ Heritage Sites

National Trust To ‘Reinterpret’ Heritage Sites

The Bermuda National Trust said they are “embarking on a long-term effort to reinterpret the heritage sites and collections under its care related to the enslavement, resistance and empowerment of Black Bermudians, other people of African descent and the local and global majority.” “Telling more of Bermuda’s story and involving more... Read more of this article