August 30th, 2017 Bermuda Calendar Update


Good morning troops! 

We’re nearly at the end of summer, can you believe it?! Here are the latest events to the Bermuda Calendar since last week. As usual, be sure to check out the Quick Recap Section at the bottom of this post for a full listing of all upcoming events, including those previously covered in previous posts.





Join Fairmont Southampton for the Re-Opening of Jasmine Cocktail Bar & Lounge on Friday, September 1st.

The popular hotel lounge will be closed from August 26, scheduled to re-open just a week later, with the same name but an updated look and feel. During the week-long closure, resort guests and locals will be redirected to an interim pop-up version in the Poinciana Foyer with selected menu and bar items.

Jasmine Lounge will re-open on Friday, September 1st at 11am.

Sous Chef Gerardo Say Colmenares’ new menu, “Cocktails & Cuisine of the Americas”, blends local Bermudian classics with innovative dishes inspired by the wider Americas region. Pan-American highlights include new delectable dishes such as Peruvian Lamb Meatballs, Bermy Burrito Sandwich, Shrimp Kebabs, Fiesta Platter, Pina Colada Cheesecake, and Bermuda Mai Tai Pitcher, alongside all-time favorites such as Jasmine’s popular light bites, burgers and flat bread pizzas.

For more information, or to make a reservation, contact 238-8000.



The Berkely Educational Society will celebrate the 120th Anniversary of the opening of the Berkeley Institute with a Cocktail Reception on Wednesday, September 6th.

The school was opened on September 6th, 1897, and this will be the first in a series of events to occur over upcoming months.

The reception is from 6pm until 8pm in the History Room at Berkeley Institute (lower foyer).

Tickets cost $20 or $10 for seniors and can be purchased at the door or in advance from Shannons, The Berkely Insititute or by contacting Necheeka Trott.

For more information, contact Neecheeka Trott at 333-9010.




The Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity invites you to join them as they host a Lunch Time Recital Series starting on Thursday, September 7th.

From 12:30pm until 1:30pm at the iconic landmark on church street, the recitals will be held weekly featuring organists; Angela Sainsbury on September 7th, Owen Simons on September 14th, and Jonathan McBeath on September 21st. The final recital on Thursday, September 28th will be held at Wesley Methodist Church, featuring organist Llyod Matthew.

The series of concerts are being held in support of the restoration of the Cathedral organ, a project which has been ongoing for a number of years.

Admission is free, however, a donation in support of the organ restoration at the Cathedral will be greatly appreciated.

For more information, contact Reg Rawlins at 292-3320.




Join for what promises to be an unforgettable evening as BUEI Talks & The Family Centre presents: Stedman Graham: His Story on Thursday, September 7th.

Stedman Graham is chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates. As a businessman, educator and speaker, he presents, consults and conducts training with corporations, educational entities, the military and veterans, nonprofits and governments. His identity message is grounded in the
fact that the key to success is self-leadership capability. The Identity Leadership programs, driven by his proprietary Nine-Step Success Process™, are based on the philosophy that individuals hold the power to their educational, career and personal success or failure.

Graham has authored eleven books, including two New York Times bestsellers, ‘You Can Make It Happen: A Nine-Step Plan for Success’ and ‘Teens Can Make It Happen: Nine Steps to Success’. His latest release, ‘Identity: Your Passport to Success’, was a Wall Street Journal Bestseller. His next book, ‘Identity Leadership’, will be released in summer 2018.

The lecture begins at 7:30pm in BUEI’s Tradewinds Auditorium, with an introduction by the Family Centre Director. Harbourfront are offering a 10% discount (food only) to anyone dining there before or after the event.  Reservations are available from 5pm for the sushi bar with Sushi Happy Hour prices on selected sushi and drinks available until 6.30pm.  The full menu will be available from 6pm. Please mention the lecture when booking to avail of the discount and note that it cannot be combined with any other special offers.  For dinner reservations call 295-4207.

This event is sponsored by XL Catlin.

The cost is $20 for members; $25 for non-members and $10 for students. Tickets are non-refundable within 24 hours of the event.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, contact 294-0204 or visit BUEI’s Oceans Gift Shop.




Designed for those wishing a gentle approach to yoga for therapeutic reasons the Yoga Centre will be offering Chair Yoga: A 6-Week Therapeutic Yoga Course starting on Friday, September 8th.

Running weekly on Fridays from Noon until 1pm until October 13th at the Yoga Centre on Victoria Street, this course is good for thorough relaxation and stress release, for those challenged with yoga on the mat, and as a guide to workplace yoga.

The class is taught by an internationally certified yoga therapist (C-IAYT), senior yoga teacher through Yoga Alliance (E-RYT-500) and meditation and yoga teacher and trainer.

The cost for the series is $165.

For more information, or to register, contact or 295-7525.




The Yoga Centre is offering a Prenatal Yoga for a Peaceful Pregnancy and Easful Delivery course starting on Saturday, September 9th.

Running weekly every Saturday from 1:15pm until 2:45pm until October 28th at their premises on Victoria Street, this 8-week prenatal yoga course is designed to help mothers-to-be remain healthy and active throughout the prenatal period with minimal stress and anxiety. The course is a mindfulness yoga class for moms so that they focus on themselves and on “just being” while enjoying the pregnancy and having some quiet and precious time with baby. The poses practiced are also designed to prepare moms-to-be for an easeful and safe delivery at the end of the prenatal period.

This course is taught by a senior experienced certified prenatal yoga instructor with the assistance of an ante-natal nurse/yoga teacher.

The cost of the series is $180.

For more information, or to register, contact or 295-7525.




The Community Education & Development Programme will be holding Fall Term Registration from Monday, September 11 until Friday, September 22nd.

Classes offered range from college preparatory, island permaculture, vehicle maintenance, to carpentry, tiling, masonry, and more.

Interested persons can obtain the brochure and register at CEPD Offices in Hamilton or Warwick.

For more information, contact 292-7735 or 236-0829, or register online at




Inviting all members of the public to a French film with English subtitles, the September edition of the monthly Ciné Club from L’Alliance Française des Bermudes will be showing: Sur le chemin de l’école (On the way to school) on Tuesday, September 12th.

Starting at 8pm in BUEI’s Tradewinds Auditorium, this 2013 French documentary is 1hour and 17min long, directed by Pascal Plisson starring Jackson Saikong, Salome Saikong and Samuel J. Esther.

The film tells the tale of Jackson, the Kenyan; Carlito, the Argentinian; Zahira, the Moroccan; Samuel, the Indian: four children who live light years away from each other and who have never met but who have a common point: they have to cover tremendously long distances to reach their school. On foot, on horseback or in a wheelchair, but all with an extraordinary determination.

Tickets cost $7 for students and BUEI/AF members or $12 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased from BUEI’s Oceans Gift Shop.

For more information, contact 294-0204 or visit




The Yoga Centre is offering an 8-week course specifically designed for trouble zones with Yoga Therapy for Hips, Pelvis, Legs & Feet starting on Wednesday, September 13th.

Running weekly on Wednesdays from 5:30pm until 7pm until October 4th, the course involves an individual assessment of each student and 8 weeks of group class work focusing on pain relief, structural realignment, core integration and yoga breathing to help improve the functionality of hips, pelvis, legs, and feet. The course is good for sciatica, piriformis syndrome, sacroiliac joint pain, IT Band issues etc.

This course is taught by a certified Yoga therapist, yoga teacher/trainer (E-RYT 500).

The cost of the series is $250, which includes 8 weeks of class work plus an individual assessment.

For more information, or to register, contact or 295-7525.




Geared to those new to yoga and/or those wanting to revive their practice and develop a regular routine, The Yoga Centre is offering a 12-Week Beginner’s Yoga Course starting on Thursday, September 14th.

Held weekly from 5:30pm to 7pm until November 30th, this course provides step-by-step instruction in the practice of yoga where students learn to; do the poses confidently, practice effective breathing techniques, effect deep relaxation skills to relieve stress and foster healthy sleep, practice mindfulness to improve concentration.

The instructor – a YACEP, E-RYT 500 Yoga Alliance instructor, yoga teachers trainer and certified yoga therapist (C-IAYT) – is equipped to work with all student abilities through adaptations, ensuring individual growth and safety first.

This cost of the series is $260.

For more information, or to register, email or 295-7525.




The Yoga Centre on Victoria Street is offering a 12-Week Structure, Strength and Core Class starting on Saturday, September 16th.

Running weekly from 5:30pm to 7pm until December 2nd, this course is designed to ensure a steady foundation, notable strength and stability with a view to assist students to become more aware of their confidence, strengths, weaknesses (head to toe) and learn greater body awareness.

Individual adjustments to poses for greater confidence and safety and improvement in the look and feel of the poses is an intricate part of this course.

The cost of the series is $260 and yoga teachers will receive 18 CEU through Yoga Alliance when taking this course.

For more information, or to register, contact or 295-7525.




The ocean is calling….you to Mermaids at Tobacco Bay on Saturday, September, 16th.

From 2pm until 8pm at the beach in St. George’s, they are celebrating the mermaid spirit, summer, and the sea. They want to see the bay, the beach and the deck full of the most mermaidy women in Bermuda! So if you have a swimmable tail, mermaid costume, or even just a mermaid inspired bathing suit/ t-shirt or hair piece they invite you to dress up and join the party. Bring your sisters, your daughters and your girlfriends for what promises to be a family-friendly day of female fun.

In addition to hosting one of Bermuda’s Hottest female entertainers: DJ PM, the event will also see mermaid braids for the girls, face and body painting, seafood specials and Frose (like rose but better) for the adult mermaids only.

Admission to the beach property is free.

For more information, contact or 297-2756.




You are invited to a night of culture and theatre as the Bermuda National Trust & Memory Lane Productions presents: Johnnie Bread starting on Thursday, September 21st,  running until Saturday, September 23rd.

The first performance is from 7pm until 8:30pm at the historic property of Verdmont, where you’ll take a tour through time to discover what makes the Joell Johnnie Bread recipe so special. This interactive theatrical performance, starring local actors; Adam Gauntlett, Emily Ross, Claudia Hall and Jennifer Campbell, promises to be a must-see.

Verdmont is one of the most fascinating old houses in Bermuda and has remained virtually unchanged structurally for almost 300 years – the perfect stage for this production!

There will be three other performances; on Friday, September 22nd at 7pm
and on Saturday, September 23rd at 4pm and 6:30pm.

Tickets are $45 non-members, $40 members or $20 for all under 18. Tickets can be purchased at or by calling 236-6483.

For more information, contact




Support the Bermuda SPCA at their 2nd Annual Whiskers & Wine fundraising event on Saturday, October 7th.

From 7pm until 9.30pm at their premises on Valley Road, you can enjoy an evening of celebrating all living creatures with wine and cocktail creations from Twisted Spoon and Gosling’s, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment by Mike Hind, and a silent auction – all under the Bermuda stars. This event is for adults only and there will be a complimentary shuttle from St. Paul’s Church to and from the SPCA.

The cost is $65 per person which includes food and drinks, and tickets are available from

For more information, contact




Enjoy a fun-filled family day and get into the fall spirit at the Bermuda National Trust Farm Fest on Saturday, October 28th.

From 10am until 4pm on the grounds of their property Devondale in Devonshire, this event takes the format of an autumn community fair, highlighting the best of the season. There will be a variety of family-friendly activities including game stalls, arts & crafts, food stalls, tractor rides, 3-legged races, a costume parade and more!

This is a free event.

For more information, contact or 236-6483.





Save the Date: Quick Recap of Upcoming Bermuda Events

For a handy Calendar view, click here to go to the Bermuda Calendar section – simply click on the “One-off Events” filter to show just these events instead of the whole calendar






Xtreme Sports Fun Zone – June 10th to September 2nd (every other week)



Animal Advocate Camp – July 3rd to September 1st

Destiny Summer Camp – July 3rd to September 1st



Saturday Summer Night Live Road Show 2017 – August 12th, 19th, & 26th and September 2nd & 9th


Reversing Diabetes Mission Course – starts August 31st



Free Health Check: Taking it to the Streets – September 1st

Made in Bermuda Festival: Rising Stars Concert – September 1st

**NEW Re-Opening of Jasmine Cocktail Bar & Lounge – September 1st

Bermuda Sand Castle Competition – September 2nd

Made in Bermuda Festival: Early Worm Party – September 2nd

2017 PGTC Open Presented by Martini & Bacardi Seniors Cup – September 2nd until September 9th

Radiate…Riddim, Ruckus, Rave! – September 2nd

Made in Bermuda Festival: Live Concert – September 3rd

A Tribute to Father Dub – September 3rd

Made in Bermuda Festival: Float BDA – September 4th

Princess Beach Club BBQ & Fish Fry – September 4th

Therapeutic Yoga Low Back Program – starts September 5th

**NEW Berkeley Institute 120th Anniversary Cocktail Reception – September 6th

**NEW Lunchtime Recital Series – September 7th

**NEW BUEI Talks & The Family Centre presents: Stedman Graham: His Story – September 7th

Cocktails and Cannons – September 7th

Create Your Sacred Space Within – starts September 7th

Duckhorn & Decoy Wine Tasting – September 7th

Wine & Design – September 7th

Family Centre Beach Bash – September 8th

**NEW Chair Yoga: A 6-Week Therapeutic Yoga Course – starts September 8th

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – September 8th and 9th

Beginner’s Yoga 12-week Course – starts September 9th

**NEW Prenatal Yoga for a Peaceful Pregnancy and Easeful Delivery – starts September 9th

Zumbini – September 9th

The Rhythm Lab’s Vegan Jazz Gathering – September 9th

**NEW Fall Term Course Registration – September 11th to September 22nd

**NEW L’Alliance Française des Bermudes Ciné Club: Sur le chemin de l’école – September 12th

**NEW Yoga Therapy for Hips, Pelvis, Legs & Feet – starts September 13th

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – September 13th

**NEW 12-Week Beginner’s Yoga Course – starts September 14th

Studio One Fitness Showcase – September 16th

**NEW 12-Week Structure, Strength & Core Class – starts September 16th

**NEW Mermaids at Tobacco Bay – September 16th

Cocktails and Cannons – September 17th

Art with a Twist – September 19th

**NEW Bermuda National Trust & Memory Lane Productions presents: Johnnie Bread – September 21st to September 23rd

Reza Edge of Illusion Tour – September 22nd and 23rd

WIA Caribbean End of Summer Cruise – September 23rd

Free Health Check: Taking it to the Streets – September 22nd

Reiki Level One Training – September 24th

Gladys Morrell, Bermuda’s Suffragist – September 30th



Cocktails and Cannons – October 3rd

**NEW SPCA Whiskers & Wine – October 7th

Ana Luna Glow Worms Safari – October 7th and 8th

Art with a Twist – October 24th

**NEW Bermuda National Trust FarmFest – October 28th

Cocktails and Cannons – October 31st



Cocktails and Cannons – November 1st

Wine Tasting at Masterworks – November 15th

Art with a Twist – November 21st

KPMG Front Street Mile Trials – November 25th



Wine Tasting at Masterworks – December 13th

Art with a Twist – December 19th



2018 Bermuda Marathon Weekend: KPMG Front Street Mile – January 12th

2018 Bermuda Marathon Weekend: Bermuda 10K and 10K Walk – January 13th

2018 Bermuda Marathon Weekend: Bermuda Marathon and Half Marathon – January 14th



Art Exhibits


Exhibits at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art


Bermuda National Gallery

Current Exhibits at Bermuda National Gallery

Bermuda Society of Arts – July 28th to August 29th

  • Onions Gallery & Studio B: Members Summer Show 2017
  • Edinburgh Gallery & Studio A: Plastics Gone Wild


Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard


Enjoy the rest of the week!









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