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Wallpaper Wednesday: Easter Bunny On Scooter

Wallpaper Wednesday: Easter Bunny On Scooter

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the Easter bunny delivering Easter eggs around the island while riding a pink scooter. The design is available in two sizes; a Facebook profile cover image and also in a vertical format, ideally sized for use as a mobile phone wallpaper, WhatsApp status image or Instagram story.... Read more of this article

Videos: 2023 Good Friday & Easter Events

Videos: 2023 Good Friday & Easter Events

A number of events were held to mark Good Friday and Easter this year, including the Walk To Calvary Reenactment, the Kimwandae Walker Good Friday Fun Day, Good Friday At Warren Simmons Field, the Good Friday Triathlon, Good Friday At Horseshoe Beach, Kite flying at Astwood Park, the Gilbert Lamb Good Friday Fun Day, the Egg Spectacular event at... Read more of this article

Easter Holiday Weekend Police Activity

Easter Holiday Weekend Police Activity

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] conducted “proactive patrols throughout the Easter holiday weekend.” A police spokesperson said, “From 5pm Thursday, 6th April until 5am Monday, 10th April 2023 there were 23 people arrested, consisting of: 11 for outstanding warrants; 8 on suspicion of impaired driving; 1 for intruding on the privacy... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & 360: Egg Spectacular Event

Photos, Video & 360: Egg Spectacular Event

The 2nd annual Egg Spectacular Market event was held this weekend at St. Patrick’s Church. The event featured photos with the Easter bunny, an Egg-Stravagant Egg Hunt, a spring vendor market, special guest storybook characters and kids & family entertainment. Related Stories Photos: St. George’s Cricket Club... Read more of this article

Photo Set II: Walk To Calvary Reenactment

Photo Set II: Walk To Calvary Reenactment

The St. George’s churches’ congregations commemorated Good Friday by organizing a reenactment of Jesus’ crucifixion. This reenactment, known as the Walk to Calvary, has been a longstanding tradition in St. George’s during the Easter season. You can view our second set of images below, the first set here and all Bernews coverage of... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Xtreme Good Saturday Event

Photos & Video: Xtreme Good Saturday Event

Xtreme Sports Fun Zone held its second annual Good Saturday event yesterday [April 8] at the Fun Zone facility in Commercial Park, St. David’s. A spokesperson previously said, “The activities on offer for the day are fun castles, sack races, games, marbles, arts & crafts, kite making, easter egg hunt and more. Music will be provided by youth... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Gilbert Lamb Good Friday Event

Photos & Video: Gilbert Lamb Good Friday Event

St. David’s County Cricket Club hosted their annual Gilbert Lamb Day on Good Friday [April 7], with activities including the Grand Prix, games, running races and more. Good Friday celebrations took place at various locations across the island, and you can view all our photos and coverage of this year, and past years’ Good Friday celebrations... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Easter Virtual Art Gallery

Video: Bermuda Easter Virtual Art Gallery

The latest in our virtual art gallery series celebrates Easter in Bermudian style, with virtual art watercolor images of Easter bunnies and Easter eggs featured alongside treefrogs, moongates, sailboats, hibiscus flowers, motorcycles, fish, turtles, humpback whales and more, creating a whimsical Bermuda themed Easter gallery. This marks the 12th in... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & 360: Easter Lilies At Farm

Photos, Video & 360: Easter Lilies At Farm

Pacheco & Sons farm was one of several locations growing Easter Lilies this year, creating a beautiful scene in advance of the holiday. While the island no longer exports the flowers in bulk, it was once said Bermuda was known as “The Easter Isle” for a million good reasons — that was the estimated size of the island’s annual crop of lilies when... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Princess Easter Egg Display

Photos & Video: Princess Easter Egg Display

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club has unveiled their 2023 Easter egg display, with eggs fashioned from chocolate in various sizes accompanying a sign wishing viewers a “Happy Easter.” You can view all our coverage of the Easter holiday by clicking here, and you can view all our coverage of Good Friday holiday here. Related Stories Photos:... Read more of this article

Photos: Somerset Primary Egg Drop Challenge

Photos: Somerset Primary Egg Drop Challenge

[Written by Stephen Wright] Somerset Primary School students participated in their annual Egg Drop Challenge to celebrate Easter yesterday [April 6]. Students displayed their ingenuity by wrapping raw eggs in various packaging to protect them from cracking after being dropped from a fire truck’s extended ladder into the playground. Some of the packages... Read more of this article

April 8: Fresh Air Films Easter Drive-In Edition

April 8: Fresh Air Films Easter Drive-In Edition

The City of Hamilton’s Easter Drive-In Edition of the Fresh Air Films series will take place tomorrow [April 8] with a showing of Minions: The Rise of Gru and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. A spokesperson said, “Saturday night marks the City’s first major event for the public with the Easter Drive-In Edition of the Fresh... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Plein Air Paints Easter Lilies

Photos: Bermuda Plein Air Paints Easter Lilies

The Bermuda Plein Air Group visited Pacheco Farms at Locust Hall in Devonshire and painted Easter lilies before they were picked. A spokesperson said, “It all started with driving by Pacheco Farms at Locust Hall in Devonshire and watching the Easter lilies in the field right by the road. It was becoming apparent that these lilies were going to... Read more of this article

Visible Police Presence Over Holiday Weekend

Visible Police Presence Over Holiday Weekend

“During the holiday weekend the public will notice a visible police presence as patrols attend the various community events throughout the Island with a view to deterring anti-social behaviour,” the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “The upcoming Good Friday Holiday and the Easter Weekend will see a number of events and... Read more of this article

One Comms Donates Meals & Easter Baskets

One Comms Donates Meals & Easter Baskets

One Communications is celebrating Easter with the Coalition for the Protection of Children by donating packages of a dozen fishcakes and hot cross buns to 30 families, along with Easter baskets for the kids. A spokesperson said, “The donation was made in support of the organization’s efforts to provide children and their families with a memorable... Read more of this article

City Advisory: Holiday Trash Collection

City Advisory: Holiday Trash Collection

The City of Hamilton is advising City businesses and residents that there will be no trash collection within City limits on Good Friday [April 7th] or Easter Sunday [April 9th]. A spokesperson said, “The last collection for commercial businesses, bars and restaurants will be at 5:00pm on Thursday. Collection for bars and restaurants on Saturday will... Read more of this article