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The Walk to Calvary group will present a documentary detailing 40 years of a Good Friday tradition (Image supplied)

A documentary on 40 years of a Good Friday tradition by a Christian faith group will be shown during an awards and fundraising event at the weekend.

The Walk to Calvary group will celebrate the men and women who oversaw the annual performance. Awards will be given to eight trailblazers before the screening of a documentary chronicling the start and evolution of the procession.

The Walk to Calvary is held in St George (File photograph by Blaire Simmons)

The Walk to Calvary, held every Good Friday in St George, recreates the final hours of Christ.

The event will honour Reverend Erskine Simmons, of Bright Temple AME Church, Solid Rock Construction with Ernest Signor, of Richard Allen AME Church, Eugene Wainwright, of Richard Allen AME Church, Janet Smith, of Richard Allen AME Church, Rose Douglas, of Ebenezer Methodist Church, Marion MacPherson, of Ebenezer Methodist Church, Barbara Atwood, of Ebenezer Methodist Church, and the Salvation Army Band.

The event will take place on Saturday at the Earl Cameron Theatre in City Hall, Hamilton.

It will start at 5.30pm with a VIP reception, with doors opening at 6.30pm and the awards ceremony and screening taking place at 7pm.

Tickets can be bought at ptix.bm at $30 for general admission or $75 for VIP tickets, which will offer special seating and access to the VIP reception.

Merchandise sales and a photo booth will also be available.

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Published July 07, 2024 at 8:00 am (Updated July 06, 2024 at 7:54 am)

Event honours Calvary procession trailblazers

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