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Photos: 2023 Peppercorn Ceremony

Photos: 2023 Peppercorn Ceremony

The annual Peppercorn Ceremony took place in St George’s yesterday. A spokesperson said, “Visitors, residents and dignitaries looked on as about 60 members of the Royal Bermuda Regiment paraded at the traditional Peppercorn Ceremony in St George. “Troops were joined by the RBR Band and Corps of Drums for a visit to the town by Her... Read more of this article

Video: Peppercorn Ceremony In St George’s

Video: Peppercorn Ceremony In St George’s

Following a tradition that began over 200 years ago, the annual Peppercorn Ceremony is taking place in St George’s this morning [April 26] and you can tune in and watch live below. The King’s Square ceremony requires the Governor to accept the annual peppercorn ‘rent’ paid by Freemasons for use of the State House. The State House was built in... Read more of this article

Peppercorn Ceremony To Take Place On Wed

Peppercorn Ceremony To Take Place On Wed

The annual Peppercorn Ceremony will take place tomorrow [April 26]. A Government spokesperson said, “he public is encouraged to attend the annual ceremony to enjoy the tradition, pomp and pageantry featuring the Royal Bermuda Regiment [RBR] guard on parade and the RBR Regiment Band and Corps of Drums. “The public can also follow live coverage... Read more of this article

Corp Of St. George’s Town Hall On April 20

Corp Of St. George’s Town Hall On April 20

The Corporation of St. George’s Town Plan Steering Committee invites town residents and businesses to a special Town Hall to discuss plans to introduce new projects and programs on Thursday, April 20th saying the “Mayor and Executive will be present to discuss proposals and solicit feedback.” Mayor George Dowling III stated, “I thank... Read more of this article

St George Corp Releases Strategic Plan Draft

St George Corp Releases Strategic Plan Draft

The Corporation of St. George’s Town Plan Steering Committee announced the completion of their work on the Draft Strategic Town Plan and invites the public to download a copy for review from the Corporation’s website. A spokesperson said, “The strategic plan reflects the needs of a living town that is one of the oldest in the Western Hemisphere,... Read more of this article

Photos & 360: New Year’s Event In St. George’s

Photos & 360: New Year’s Event In St. George’s

[Updated with video] The Corporation of St. George hosted their New Year’s Eve celebration last night [Dec 31] at King’s Square, ringing in 2023 with music, local entertainment, and the traditional dropping of the Bermuda Onion at midnight. You can view photos from the event below, and all our coverage of New Year’s Eve here. Related... Read more of this article

Video: Onion Drops To Welcome In 2023

Video: Onion Drops To Welcome In 2023

The Corporation of St. George hosted their New Year’s Eve celebration at King’s Square in St. George’s tonight [Dec 31], with the event featuring local entertainment and the dropping of the traditional Bermuda Onion to welcome in the New Year. You can view a photo gallery and 360° panoramas from the event here. Related Stories Five Videos:... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Festive Light Reflection

Wallpaper Wednesday: Festive Light Reflection

The latest image in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features Christmas lights reflecting on the water in St George’s. The image 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. You can download both sizes... Read more of this article

Photos/Video/360: Christmas Lights In East End

Photos/Video/360: Christmas Lights In East End

The final Christmas light photo gallery from Bernews features the east end and the historic Town of St George’s, which is adorned with lights and displays in celebration of the Christmas season. You can view some of the festive decor in the east end below, a gallery of of lights in the west end here, of the City of Hamilton here, all our coverage... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Santa In St. George’s Event

Photos & Video: Santa In St. George’s Event

The holiday festivities continued in the east end, with the “Santa’s Coming to Town” event held last night [Dec 3] in King’s Square in St. George’s, with music, entertainment, dancing, characters, the Gombeys and of course Santa Claus himself. Related... Read more of this article

St George’s Stakeholders Gear Up For Holidays

St George’s Stakeholders Gear Up For Holidays

The St. George’s Stakeholder Committee, a group of representatives for 40+ businesses, are prepping for the holiday season, hosting activities and participating in events organised by other groups. Kristin White, owner of Water Street gift store and tour company Long Story Short said, “My shop is hosting the first event, being held on Saturday,... Read more of this article

Kiwanis Club Clean Up At Cooper’s Island

Kiwanis Club Clean Up At Cooper’s Island

A clean up was held on Cooper’s Island by the Kiwanis Club of St George’s, who partnered with Keep Bermuda Beautiful, as part of the worldwide Kiwanis ‘One Day’ initiative. A spokesperson said, “One of Bermuda’s most picturesque parks was subject to invasion over the weekend. However, there was no need to call out the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Video: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

Video: Peppercorn Ceremony In St. George’s

[Updated with photos] The annual Peppercorn Ceremony – which was originally scheduled to take place this past April – took place today [Oct 12], following a tradition that began over 200 years ago. 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... Read more of this article

Peppercorn Ceremony To Be Held On Oct 12

Peppercorn Ceremony To Be Held On Oct 12

The annual Peppercorn Ceremony – which was originally scheduled to take place this past April –  will now take place on Wednesday, October 12. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ceremony will take place on King’s Square in the Town of St. George. “The public are invited to attend the annual ceremony to enjoy the tradition,... Read more of this article

Photos, Video, 360: St George’s Seafood Festival

Photos, Video, 360: St George’s Seafood Festival

The St. George’s Seafood Festival was held this afternoon [Sept 18] at Ordnance Island, serving as a “showcase of Bermuda’s rich seafood culture all supported by a strong lineup of local entertainment and thrilling activities for kids of all ages.” A spokesperson  previously said, “The first annual St. George’s Seafood Festival will... Read more of this article

Photos: Roof Wetting Held In St George’s

Photos: Roof Wetting Held In St George’s

Plans to create a new eatery at the Old Pub on the Square location in St George’s continue, with a roof-wetting ceremony held recently to mark the progress. Hosted by Marico Thomas from FoodHub, those in attendance included Premier David Burt, Mayor of St George George Dowling, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch, St George’s MP... Read more of this article