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Mayho Targets 5th Bermuda Day Cycling Title

Mayho Targets 5th Bermuda Day Cycling Title

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dominique Mayho wants to cement his position as the most successful rider in Sinclair Packwood Memorial Race history. Mayho claimed his fourth title last year to pull one ahead of Kris Hedges and Wayne Scott, who made their mark on the competition with three wins each. The 28-year-old, who also won in 2012, 2013 and 2018,... Read more of this article

BDADay.com Updates: History, Quiz, Graphics

BDADay.com Updates: History, Quiz, Graphics

In advance of this year’s Bermuda Day, our dedicated holiday website BDADay.com has been updated with a number of new features, with this year’s upgrades focused on some of the historic aspects of the iconic holiday. The new sections include a look at the history of the Half Marathon Derby and Sinclair Packwood Cycling Race, a timeline... Read more of this article

Spots Marked In Advance Of Bermuda Day

Spots Marked In Advance Of Bermuda Day

After two years of the Bermuda Day parade being cancelled due to the pandemic, things are certainly getting back to normal, with people ‘marking their spots’ days before the holiday, with tape, string and signs seen along the parade route.The City has previously asked “members of the public who have used tape to mark spots (an action... Read more of this article

Road Checkpoints Over Bermuda Day Holiday

Road Checkpoints Over Bermuda Day Holiday

According to the most recent Official Notices, the Bermuda Police Service will be conducting road sobriety checkpoints over the Bermuda Day holiday — from Thursday, May 26th to Sunday, May 29th — with the checkpoints set to take place in Hamilton parish, Smiths, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton.Road Sobriety Checkpoint... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Day Experience’ Package Offered

‘Bermuda Day Experience’ Package Offered

A ‘Bermuda Day Experience’ is being offered by the Bermuda Tourism Authority, with the package including a reserved seat to watch the parade, lunch with a complimentary drink, and a meet and greet with local parade entrants, with tickets costing $50 for adults and $25 for children. The event page says, “The Bermuda Day Parade is an explosion... Read more of this article

City’s Bermuda Day Notices: Trash, BBQs & More

City’s Bermuda Day Notices: Trash, BBQs & More

The City of Hamilton provided information on their trash collection schedule during the Bermuda Day Weekend, and also reminded parade spectators to ensure that after the event they take all their trash away with them, noted that barbeques are not permitted on City sidewalks and warned that any “spray paint that is used will be removed prior... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Day Gombeys

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Day Gombeys

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features a Bermuda Day theme incorporating the island’s iconic Gombeys, who will — of course — be taking part in the upcoming Bermuda Day parade. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 6,000 photos and videos, history, unique... Read more of this article

Place’s Gombeys Celebrating 65th Anniversary

Place’s Gombeys Celebrating 65th Anniversary

The Place’s New Generation Gombeys will be celebrating their 65th anniversary this year and are set to take part in the Bermuda Day Parade. The Government posted the photo below online, saying, “Place’s New Generation Gombeys is celebrating their 65th Anniversary this year, and they’ll be in the Bermuda Day Parade! That’s a milestone... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Day Splash

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda Day Splash

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series continues the Bermuda Day theme, with the words set in a paint splash look. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 6,000 photos and videos, history, unique graphics, and much more – visit our website BDADay.com, the island’s most comprehensive... Read more of this article

Junior Classic Road Race On Bermuda Day

Junior Classic Road Race On Bermuda Day

The Heritage Day Junior Classic Road Race — for ages 8-15 –  will be held on Bermuda Day, which will be celebrated on Friday, May 27th, with some of the island’s top young runners set to be in action. The event sign up page said, “Sanctioned by the Bermuda National Athletic Association, organized by The West End Athletic Club, and... Read more of this article

Heritage Month 2022 Calendar Of Events

Heritage Month 2022 Calendar Of Events

Today [May 6] the Department of Culture shared the Heritage Month Calendar of Events. A Government spokesperson said, “The public will be aware that May is Heritage Month, and for the first time since 2019, the Department is reintroducing in-person events to highlight and celebrate Bermuda’s culture and traditions. “The Bermuda Day and Heritage... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda, Balloons, Emoji

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda, Balloons, Emoji

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series, the first in the month of May, features a Bermuda Day theme, with an emoji holding Bermuda flag balloons. For extensive coverage of Bermuda Day over the years – including over 6,000 photos and videos, history, unique graphics, and much more – visit our website BDADay.com,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day: 20 Groups So Far, More Expected

Bermuda Day: 20 Groups So Far, More Expected

After a two year hiatus due to the pandemic, the much anticipated Bermuda Day parade will take place this year, and officials said that “currently we have around 20 groups that we expect to participate, with more signing up.” The Government said, “After a two-year absence, our signature annual event, the Bermuda Day Parade will return.... Read more of this article