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60th Coronation Commemorative Stamp

60th Coronation Commemorative Stamp

Following on from the issue commemorating her Majesty Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee in 2012, The Bermuda Philatelic Bureau of the Bermuda Post Office is now releasing a special series of stamps to celebrate the next milestone in Her Majesty’s life which is the 60th Anniversary of her Coronation. The new set of commemorative stamps consist of five... Read more of this article

Photos: Soldiers Awarded Jubilee Medals

Photos: Soldiers Awarded Jubilee Medals

Friends and family gathered Tuesday [June 5] to celebrate the presentation of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medals to many of the Regiment’s service personnel. Governor Mr George Fergusson was in attendance and presented each medal after his opening remarks.Regiment Adjutant, Captain Beasley welcomed the guests which included Minister of National... Read more of this article

Videos: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Church Service

Videos: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Church Service

A Service of Thanksgiving for the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth was held on Sunday [June 3] at St. Peter’s Church in St. George’s. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, celebrating her Diamond Jubilee, re-designated St. Peter’s Church as ‘Their Majesties Chappell’, in honour of the church’s 400th anniversary. Governor & Dignitaries... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Personnel Awarded Jubilee Medals

Photos: Fire Personnel Awarded Jubilee Medals

Governor George Fergusson visited the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service’s Hamilton Headquarters on Monday [June 4], where he presented Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medals to a number of fire department personnel.Chief Fire Officer Vincent Hollinsid welcomed the Governor before addressing the group and inviting the Governor to say a few words. After... Read more of this article

Four Students Named Diamond Jubilee Scholars

Four Students Named Diamond Jubilee Scholars

Amanda Brown, Kyla Sinclair, Julia Dunne and Rachael Waldron were named as the Diamond Jubilee Scholars for Bermuda at a ceremony held yesterday [June 4]. The four young ladies won $5,000 scholarships, commemorative plaques and iPads. L-R: The Governor, Education Minister Dame Jennifer Smith, Rachael Waldron [Saltus], Kyla Sinclair [Mount Saint Agnes],... Read more of this article

Deputy Premier: “It Was An Honour To Be Present”

Deputy Premier: “It Was An Honour To Be Present”

On the invitation of Buckingham Palace and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Bermuda was represented at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in London. Bermuda joined a contingent of Heads of State and High Commissioners of the Commonwealth and Realms and Premiers, Chief Ministers and UK Representatives of the British Overseas Territories. Representing... Read more of this article

Governor, Premier Plant Tree For Diamond Jubilee

Governor, Premier Plant Tree For Diamond Jubilee

Yesterday [June 4] Premier Paula Cox, Governor George Ferguson, Minister of Education Dame Jennifer Smith and toddlers from St. George’s Pre-School took part in a cedar tree planting and plaque unveiling ceremony at Coney Island to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee.Chairman of the Diamond Jubilee Committee Major Marc Telemaque said, “As celebrations... Read more of this article

Photos: Diamond Jubilee High Tea & Hat Show

Photos: Diamond Jubilee High Tea & Hat Show

[Updated with video] Hats of all shapes, sizes and styles could be seen gracing the Fairmont Hamilton Princess yesterday [June 3] as Project Action hosted a Bermuda Reception “High Tea” in celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The fundraising event was attended by over 200 people, with Governor George Fergusson serving as the... Read more of this article

Photos: St Peter’s Hosts Diamond Jubilee Service

Photos: St Peter’s Hosts Diamond Jubilee Service

Yesterday [June 3] a Service of Thanksgiving for the Diamond Jubilee of HM the Queen was held at St. Peter’s Church in St. George’s, The service was followed by Jubilee Garden Party in the churchyard which featured the debut performance of the Jubilee Fanfare, commissioned of Major D. B. Robinson EM, Director of Music, Bermuda Regiment.Those in... Read more of this article

Cadets Take Part In UK Diamond Jubilee Pageant

Cadets Take Part In UK Diamond Jubilee Pageant

The Bermuda Sea Cadet Corps took part in the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant today [June 3], joining over 1,000 other vessels of all descriptions. In front of an estimated television audience of 3.5 billion, the Bermuda Cadets joined 260 of their UK counterparts and a crew of Hong Kong Sea Cadets in commemorating Her Majesty’s 60 year reign.The crew... Read more of this article

Video: Beacons Lit For Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Video: Beacons Lit For Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Bermuda’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations continued last night [June 2] with the “Lighting of Beacons”, which saw George Fergusson take part in the event held at Fort St. Catherine in St George’s. The Governor plugged in an extension cord to light the Beacons, and then climbed to the newly opened upper level of the fort to inspect... Read more of this article

Video: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Flotilla

Video: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Flotilla

A Flotilla of vessels made their way from Hamilton Harbour to the West End yesterday afternoon [June 2] to start Bermuda’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Governor George Fergusson, Acting Premier Michael Scott and other dignitaries boarded a ferry at Albouy’s Point, while dozens of boats followed behind the ferry, many flying Union Jack flags.... Read more of this article

Photos: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Flotilla Sets Sail

Photos: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Flotilla Sets Sail

[Updated] Bermuda’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations kicked off this afternoon [June 2] with dozens of boats — many decorated with flags — making their way from Hamilton to the West End. Governor George Fergusson and other dignitaries boarded the JL Cecil Smith [the same ferry on which Her Majesty travelled in 2009], while a small crowd... Read more of this article