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Claire Hattie
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  • Dec 1, 2014 8:00 am

    A celebration of life with fashion and dance

    Life should not only lived, it should be celebrated. With this in mind, a great evening is in store at The Club, Bermudiana Road on Wednesday, December 10 for a special fundraising Fashion and Dance event.

    From 8pm there will be a fabulous fashion show, showcasing the Dana Cooper line and Rebecca Hanson’s TABS authentic Bermuda shorts, with a beautiful performance by InMotion School of Dance.

    All proceeds will benefit Jenna...

  • Nov 24, 2014 8:00 am

    Get some social media marketing information

    Short on time? Dig into Social Media Marketing with bite size information sessions from SociaLEE Consulting’s Lunch & Learn Series.

    Session 3: Understanding Social Media Return on Investment will take place at Nineteen @ Burnaby, next to Devil’s Isle Coffee, on Tuesday, December 2. Sign in and lunch are from 12.15pm, with closing at 1.30pm.

    With everything you do in business, you want to know what is the ROI, or Return in...

  • Take a step back in time
    Nov 10, 2014 8:00 am

    Take a step back in time

    Enjoy a revealing look into Bermuda’s history as the St. George’s Rotary Club presents a screening of Downing’s Wreck: The Story of the Sea Venture, a film by Look Bermuda/Look Films, at World Heritage Centre on Monday, November 17th.

    The film reviews the period of colonial expansion and the events of 1609 that led to the settlement of Bermuda before turning its attention to more recent times and the account of the Sea Venture’s...

  • Get ready for Fight Night
    Nov 6, 2014 8:00 am

    Get ready for Fight Night

    Bermuda’s own world champion, Teresa Perozzi will be facing off against Kali Reis for the IBA Middleweight Championship on Friday, November 21st as Johnny Lima Construction presents Friday Night Fights in the Poinciana Ballroom at the Fairmont Southampton. Doors open at 7pm and the first bout begins at 8pm. The event will also feature Bermuda Pro Debut Fights, including Nikki Bascome vs Joe Marchand Tipping and Chioke Tucker vs Martello...

  • Oct 30, 2014 8:00 am

    MAMA of a sale

    Looking for a bargain or have stuff to sell? The MAMA Car Boot Sale will be at Mount Saint Agnes on Saturday, November 8 from 9am until noon. This event will be of particular interest to anyone with a baby on the way or who needs to update what they already have, as stalls will be selling toys, books, baby stuff and tea/coffee/baked goods with a bouncy castle to keep the little ones amused while you shop.

    Entry is free to shoppers.

  • Oct 9, 2014 8:00 am

    From block parties to haunted histories

    Front Street will be closed off from King Street to Court Street for the Kings of Construction Block Party on Friday, October 17th. The evening’s festivities will kick off at 7.30pm with the Kings of Construction Competition, consisting of five construction-related events such as Sand Shovel, Block Moving and Truck Pull. There will be six teams, each with five participants, and after running for around 1.5 hours, it will be followed by live...

  • Oct 2, 2014 8:00 am

    Get in swim of things for Windreach

    We are about to be invaded by mer-people! Well, kinda. Local and overseas swimmers, will fill our waters to challenge themselves at the 24th Annual Bermuda Round-the-Sound Open Water Charity Swimathon on Sunday, October 12. This is open to all ages and abilities at distances of 10k, 7.25k, 4k, 2k, and 0.8k with donations/pledges in honour of WindReach.

    Start times are between 10am and 12.45pm, depending on the distance category, which...

  • Sep 25, 2014 8:00 am

    Gymkhana, TEDx and soca are on the horizon

    The Police Gymkhana kicks off Police Week 2014 on October 4. Everyone is encouraged to come out for a fun-filled day at the Police Field in Prospect from 10am until 4pm. Youngsters aged three to 16 will be able to participate in bicycle activities and races within a safe environment, while fostering positive interactions with police officers. There are lots of prizes to be won and gombeys will close out the day’s activities. Admission is...

  • Sep 18, 2014 8:00 am

    Dance to a Latin beat for charity

    A Latin Dinner and Dancing Charity Night in support of the Women’s Resource Centre takes place at The Reefs on Friday, September 26. From 6.30pm until 11pm, DJ Travis will play the best Latin and contemporary tunes. Tickets are $65, and include dinner, social dancing and a dance showcase. Part proceeds will benefit the Women’s Resource Centre. Tickets are available from www.pTix.bm, The Reefs or the Women’s Resource Centre.

    One of...

  • Aug 28, 2014 8:00 am

    Reggae vibes in the park as summer series ends

    The finale of this year’s Summer Sundays Series will be on Sunday, September 7, and promises a focus on old school and new school reggae music with the theme Reggae Vibes. From 3pm until 8pm in Victoria Park, the concert will feature a host of live musical performers from Bermuda’s local talent pool, a kids zone and a host that will keep you fully entertained throughout the day. Admission is free. For more information, contact 279-5254 or...

  • Aug 21, 2014 8:00 am

    Bermudian playwrights to get their 15 minutes of fame!

    Famous for Fifteen Minutes is back on the Bermuda calendar! This is the 12th annual playwright competition from the Bermuda Musical and Dramatic Society (BMDS) and presents six original short plays written by local playwrights, from a variety of genres, each lasting 15 minutes (hence the name!) at Daylesford Theatre. Showtime is at 8pm each night and the show will run from Thursday, August 28 until Saturday, August 30 and then from...

  • No cover charge at Sunday’s Wet Republica at Tobacco Bay
    Aug 15, 2014 8:00 am

    No cover charge at Sunday’s Wet Republica at Tobacco Bay

    Enjoy some summer fun in the sun as you eat, drink, swim, dance, chill and play at Wet Republica, Bermuda’s underground beach party at Tobacco Bay on Sunday, August 17th. From noon until 9pm, the full beach bar will be offering frozen Dark & Stormy specials, DJ Choice will be playing the best summer anthems, and the cafe will be open all day with jerk chicken on the grill.

    You can also expect buskers, loungers, TBI Wi-Fi, clean...

  • Aug 7, 2014 8:00 am

    Start your weekend with Taste of music

    Taste 141 invite you to start off your weekend with live music from Outta Bounds on Friday, August 8th. The band will be performing from 7pm until 10pm and there is no cover charge. For more information, or reservations, call 292-0777.

    Fill your plate over and over again with favourites such as jerk chicken, ackee and salt fish, and much more at Muse’s Tasteful Jamaican Night on Saturday, August 9th. This will be an all-you-can-eat...

  • Jun 26, 2014 4:40 pm

    Devotionals designed to inspire

    Inspiring Moments, a devotional written by Crystal Holdipp, will be launched at the Bermuda National Library on Saturday, July 5. This will run from 11am until 1pm with a limited number of Inspiring Moments available for sale.
    Black and white copies cost $13, while colour copies cost $20. Admission is free. For more information, contact 296-1297 x223 or ejhollis@gov.bm.

  • Apr 24, 2014 8:00 am

    Some great events as summer nears

    Another Bermuda institution will soon be back for the summer season with the return of Harbour Nights on Wednesday, May 7. This will be in the usual time-slot from 7pm until 10pm and will continue up until September 3.

    Most of you are very familiar with it but for any newbies or tourists reading this, every Wednesday of the summer months Front Street is closed to traffic and instead is filled with vendor stalls with various arts and...

  • Artists return for beach battle
    Mar 13, 2014 8:00 am

    Artists return for beach battle

    WindReach invite you to join them at Clearwater Beach on Saturday, March 22nd for a community event promoting awareness of the need for accessibility and exercise for all. The 13th Annual WindReach Walk & Roll is open to walkers, runners, bikers, strollers and wheelchair users, and this fun 3km, 5km or 10km walk will take you through the scenic Cooper’s Island Reserve, while helping to raise money for programmes that benefit persons with...

  • Enjoy a film, tap dancing and dinner
    Feb 13, 2014 8:00 am

    Enjoy a film, tap dancing and dinner

    In honour of Black History Month, BUEI are hosting a special screening of ‘Havana Tap’, Dale Butler’s film on talented Bermudian tap dancer, Mitchell ‘Live Wires’ Trott on Thursday, February 20. Follow Mitchell’s travels to Cuba to take lessons from an 84-year old Cuban tap dancer. Mitchell will open the evening with his spectacular tap dancing followed by the film, and a Q&A with Mr Butler and Mr Trott. Doors open at 6.30pm with Happy...

  • Something for the weekends?
    Jan 30, 2014 8:00 am

    Something for the weekends?

    Back by popular demand after the last one sold out, Bermuda’s Birds: You Don’t Know What You Are Missing will return to BUEI on Thursday, February 6th. This illustrated lecture is in celebration of the Audubon Society’s 60th anniversary, and will be presented by Audubon Society President, Andrew Dobson. Andrew Dobson has been recording and photographing Bermuda’s birds for the past 24 years and in this lecture will describe the reasons why...

  • Jan 16, 2014 8:00 am

    Discover the delights of Bountiful Bordeaux

    The Friends of the College Library presents Sharon Wilson Gold, a book signing and presentation by local artist Sharon Wilson on Thursday, January 23rd. This will be from 6pm until 8pm at Bermuda College Library and light refreshments will be served. For more information please contact Shelley Riley at 236-9000 ext 4381 or sriley@college.bm.

    In celebration of the Audubon Society’s 60th anniversary, Audubon Society President, Andrew...

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