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Photos #2: 2011 Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos #2: 2011 Peppercorn Ceremony

It started in 1816, and continues today. The annual Peppercorn Ceremony in St George’s is one of Bermuda’s oldest and most colourful traditions. The State House was built in 1620 and is Bermuda’s oldest stone building. The landmark was used for the General Assembly of Bermuda until 1816, when the capital moved to Hamilton. The Government of... Read more of this article

Photos: 2011 Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos: 2011 Peppercorn Ceremony

The Peppercorn Ceremony which took place this morning [Apr.27] in St. George’s began in 1816 and is now one of Bermuda’s oldest and most colourful traditions. Marked by pomp, circumstance and pageantry, the King’s Square ceremony requires the Governor to accept the annual peppercorn rent paid by Freemasons for use of the State... Read more of this article

Slideshow: Regiment Platoon Drill Competition

Slideshow: Regiment Platoon Drill Competition

This afternoon [Jan 29] the Bermuda Regiment Open House and Platoon Drill Competition event was held at Warwick Camp. Friend and family packed the sidelines as the recruits went through the final day of the 2011 Bermuda Regiment Recruit Camp. On January 16, 162 recruits passed through the gates of Warwick Camp and began two weeks of intense training.... Read more of this article

Photo Report: 2011 Recruit Camp Training

Photo Report: 2011 Recruit Camp Training

Over 160 recruits, 36 of them volunteers, are undergoing two weeks of intense training at Warwick Camp, with the recruits now in their fourth day of training.A spokesman said: “On the drill square they have learned to march as one, and already can respond sharply to commands such as “Salute to the Front,” “About Turn,”... Read more of this article

Photos: 2010 War Memorial Dedication Ceremony

Photos: 2010 War Memorial Dedication Ceremony

The Official Dedication Ceremony for the new War Memorial on the grounds of the Cabinet Office took place this morning [Dec 12]. The War Memorial, designed and constructed in London, UK by David West, consists of a granite rolling ball fountain that depicts a map of the world. The rolling ball sits on a granite base flecked with quartz. Behind the... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Regiment Trooping of Colours

Photos: Bermuda Regiment Trooping of Colours

This morning [Nov 13] Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Gloucester,the Colonel-in-Chief of the Bermuda Regiment, presented the Bermuda Regiment with new Colours during a special ceremony at the National Sports Center in Devonshire. The warm reception that the crowd gave them simply got warmer as the parade went on. There were several rounds of applause... Read more of this article

Photo Report: 2010 Remembrance Day Parade

Photo Report: 2010 Remembrance Day Parade

Only a handful of Bermuda’s veterans of World War Two (1939-1945) remain, and there are no Bermudian veterans of the First World War (1914-1918) still alive. However the large crowds who lined Front Street this morning (Nov 11) for the Remembrance Day parade to the Cenotaph underscored the fact locals have not forgotten those Bermudians who made... Read more of this article

Slideshow: 2010 Remembrance Day Parade

Slideshow: 2010 Remembrance Day Parade

This morning (Nov 11) locals lined the streets of Hamilton for the Remembrance Day Parade. Those taking part in the march included War Veterans, the Bermuda Regiment, the Bermuda Police, the North Village Band & Somerset Brigade Band, the St. John Ambulance Brigade, the Bermuda Regiment Band & Corps of Drums; the Bermuda Regiment Gun Troop;... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Regiment NCO Cadre Parade

Photos: Bermuda Regiment NCO Cadre Parade

The Passing Out Parade for the 2010 Potential Junior Non-Commissioned Officers’ (PJNCO) Cadre was held at Warwick Camp last night [July 16]. The Passing Out Parade is the culmination of 6 months hard work and determination by of intensive training by the PJNCOs who, having only just started their military service in January 2010, volunteered for... Read more of this article

Photos: 2010 Regiment Cadet Corps Parade

Photos: 2010 Regiment Cadet Corps Parade

The Bermuda Regiment Cadet Corps and the Sea Cadets Cadet Corps ended their first week of Cadet Camp at the Warwick Camp this morning [July 11]. The troops, led by the Bermuda Regiment Band, marched from Warwick Camp to St. Anne’s Church for a service before being dismissed for the day. Proud parents, family and friends waited as the Cadets came... Read more of this article

Photos: 2010 Queen’s Birthday Parade

Photos: 2010 Queen’s Birthday Parade

For over one hundred years, Bermuda has held the annual Queen’s Birthday Parade. The 2010 ceremony was held today [June 12] and included the Bermuda Regiment, Bermuda Police Service, Bermuda Cadet Corps, Bermuda Department of Corrections, and the Sea Cadets. Various dignitaries attended including Governor Sir Richard Gozney, Deputy Premier Paula Cox,... Read more of this article

Photos: 2010 Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos: 2010 Peppercorn Ceremony

One of Bermuda’s longstanding traditions having existed since 1816, the Peppercorn Ceremony took place this morning on King’s Square in St Georges. Full of pomp and circumstance involving the Bermuda Regiment and Police, the Governor arrives in St Georges to accept the rent of one peppercorn from the Freemasons which covers the annual rent... Read more of this article