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Bermuda Flag Over Parliament Square In UK

Bermuda Flag Over Parliament Square In UK

The Bermuda flag  — along with flags of all the British Overseas Territories – is flying over Parliament Square in London as the UK celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The Bermuda London Office tweeted the photo below and said, “Those Bermudians in London over the Jubilee weekend be sure to catch a glimpse of the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Number Of Citizens Of OT Residing In London

Number Of Citizens Of OT Residing In London

As of 2011, there were apparently 837 Bermuda born people residing in London, UK, with a total of  7662 people born in the various British Overseas Territories residing in the City. This is according to statements made in the London Assembly on May 18th when Conservative MP Nicholas Rogers asked the Mayor of London “can you provide the number of... Read more of this article

Six Soldiers Return From Guard Duty In London

Six Soldiers Return From Guard Duty In London

Six Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers returned from London after a 10- week stint of guarding Royal sites. Corporal Orville Hall, one of six Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers attached to the Royal Gibraltar Regiment for ceremonial duties at sites such as Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London and Windsor Castle, said the troops had risen to the occasion. Cpl... Read more of this article

Mary Prince, Earl Cameron On London Tube Map

Mary Prince, Earl Cameron On London Tube Map

[Updated] Bermudian national hero Mary Prince and legendary actor Earl Cameron have both been featured on London’s Black history tube map, celebrating their contribution to Black British history. The Transport For London website said, “We’ve teamed up with the Black Cultural Archives to launch the first ever Black history tube map, celebrating... Read more of this article

Bermudian To Lead Pride Event In London

Bermudian To Lead Pride Event In London

Christopher Joell-Deshields is serving as Executive Director of Pride in London, leading a team of six directors and over 200 volunteers to organise the parade, which is a major event that attracts tens of thousands of participants. The Bermudian — who noted that London is his second home as “Bermuda will always be my first” —... Read more of this article

Durrant Elected UK OT Association Chairperson

Durrant Elected UK OT Association Chairperson

The UK Overseas Territories Association elected Kimberley Durrant, from the Government of Bermuda’s London Office, as their new Chairperson. A Government spokesperson said, “The United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association held its Annual General Meeting on 14th January 2021. At the meeting, UK Representatives of the British Overseas... Read more of this article

London Office Issue Advisory About Covid Tests

London Office Issue Advisory About Covid Tests

The London Office issued an advisory that all international arrivals to England, including those travelling from Bermuda, will be required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken up to 72 hours prior to departure from early next week. A Government spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Government, London Office is issuing the following travel advisory. “Travel... Read more of this article

Business Leaders Welcome Switch To Heathrow

Business Leaders Welcome Switch To Heathrow

“Leaders of hospitality and global business associations in Bermuda have welcomed the announcement British Airways will switch London gateways to Bermuda from Gatwick to Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 starting next spring. A spokesperson said, “The agreement, announced yesterday by BA and the Ministry of Transport, followed discussions... Read more of this article

BA London Flight To Switch To Heathrow

BA London Flight To Switch To Heathrow

Commencing March 28, 2021, Bermuda commercial air service from London will originate from Heathrow Airport, replacing service from Gatwick Airport, the Bermuda Ministry of Transport and British Airways announced jointly today. A Government spokesperson said, For Bermuda, this marks a welcome return to the UK’s busiest airport. [Seated from left to... Read more of this article

Bermuda Executive Forum Held In London

Bermuda Executive Forum Held In London

Premier David Burt recently attended the Bermuda Executive Forum, held at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House in London. A spokesperson said, “The strong and historic economic, political and cultural ties that exist between Bermuda, the UK and the U.S. set the scene for the Bermuda Executive Forum, held at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House London. “Under... Read more of this article

Premier To Attend Executive Forum In London

Premier To Attend Executive Forum In London

Premier David Burt is set to attend the Executive Forum in London this month together with the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom [UK], Robert Wood Johnson, and the UK’s Sir Nicholas Soames. A spokesperson said, “The United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom [UK], Robert Wood Johnson, and the UK’s Rt. Hon. Sir Nicholas Soames,... Read more of this article

Bermudians In UK Invited To Govt Receptions

Bermudians In UK Invited To Govt Receptions

The Government of Bermuda’s London Office is inviting Bermudians living in the United Kingdom to two upcoming Bermuda networking receptions in London and Birmingham. A Government spokesperson said, “The Government of Bermuda’s London Office is inviting Bermudians living in the UK to two upcoming Bermuda networking receptions in London and... Read more of this article

London Office Interns Gain ‘Invaluable Insight’

London Office Interns Gain ‘Invaluable Insight’

This summer, two Bermudians interned with the London Representative Office in the UK, with Ari Minors and Madeleine Fox, spending thirteen weeks learning about the work of the London Office and gaining an understanding of Bermuda’s relationship with the UK, specifically within the UK Government and UK Parliament. “The interns had the opportunity... Read more of this article