The big one is approaching – if you’re looking for a listing of Cup Match events in Bermuda, you’ve come to the right place:
Residents and visitors alike can enjoy a fun glimpse into the history of Dockyard on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings throughout the summer season until October 3rd.
The Historical Re-enactments will begin at 9.30am in the Victualing Yard and will be done as a humorous and informative style skit, with actors in period costume.
Entry is free and seating is available.
Following the Historical Re-Enactment, Dockyard are now offering a free Historical Walking Tour starting immediately afterwords at 9.50am.
The tour will start in the Victualling Yard, going around the Royal Naval Dockyard and promises to be informative and interesting with a local guide dressed in period costume for added appeal. The tour will finish at the Clocktower Mall at 10.30am.
As with the Historical Re-Enactment, this will run every weekday except Thursday until October 3rd.
Only three weeks until Cup Match – better start stocking up the rum supplies! Need something to look forward to before then? Good news, tomorrow is Pina Colada Day, so why not pretend you’re a tourist and indulge in some pinappley-coconutty concoctions? Here is the latest rundown of what to do in Bermuda this summer:
Learn more about Bermuda’s history at Bermuda National Library’s Summer Film Series on Wednesdays in July.
Screenings will run from 11am until 1pm each week in the Bermuda History and Cultural Studies Room.
On Wednesday, July 9th, there will be a screening of The Lion and the Mouse, a documentary about the 400 years of shared history between America and Bermuda. This film is enriched with vivid re-enactment and includes narration by Michael Douglas.
Black Fisherman of Bermuda on Wednesday, July 16th, is a documentary featuring members of the Blue Water Anglers Club, showing their contributions to maritime culture and to Bermuda’s heritage.
Emancipation: A Love Story on July 23rd, is the film of a play by Dr. Kim Dismont-Robinson, offering a glimpse into physical and psychological experiences of the Africans who eventually became African-Bermudians during the course of a transatlantic experience that begins in Angola more than 500 years ago.
The July 30th edition will be Behind the Mask, a documentary about Bermuda’s folk dance troupes, the Gombeys, featuring conversations with historians, costume makers, master drummers, and Gombey captains, and accompanied by footage of the dancers themselves.
For more information, contact Ellen Hollis at 296-1297 ext 223 or email@example.com.
Well, we made it to the second half of 2014 already! And what a busy start there is to it, especially for our North American friends – Happy Canada Day and 4th of July to you all! Here are the latest Bermuda events for July and beyond:
Looking for a new way to keep the little ones entertained in July? The Pop Up Playroom is a new indoor play area for children under 5 at the National Sports Centre Pavilion in Devonshire. A range of soft play equipment provides a safe and fun environment for the little ones.
The Pop Up Playroom will be open from 9.30am until 11.30am on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays in July and will also be open from 2pm until 5pm on Saturday, July 19th.
The cost is $15 for one adult and one child, and $5 for each additional walking child.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Just as a reminder, there will be NO post next week so the next one will be Wednesday, July 2nd. Event organisers, you can still submit your events to the calendar as usual, they just won’t be emailed out.
Here’s what’s happening in Bermuda for the rest of the month:
Since there’s no post next week, I need to let you know what Will Black is up to for the next two weeks!
As mentioned previously, Thursdays are Theme Night with Will Black at Hog Penny. This week is Ladies Night so you can expect to songs about the ladies and for the ladies all night long, in addition to your favourite song requests.
This week’s Saturday night guest band will be Radios In Cars, performing brand new original Bermy-fuelled rock music, along with crowd favourites performed by Will Black.
Next Thursday will be Will Black Live, with over 600 songs to request, and Friday, June 27th will be Hog Penny’s Annual Canada Night Party. Whether you’re a full-blooded Canuck, or just want to celebrate Canada Day Weekend, host Will Black promises an interactive show of all Canadian music, all night long, with Canadian beer too.
Next week’s Saturday night guest band will be Voodoo Wahoo with Will Black on vocals/guitars, Keith White on guitars/vocals, Mike Jardine on bass and Nick Wadson on drums. The band will be playing tunes from Imagine Dragons, Mumford and Sons, Pearl Jam, The Who, The Verve, Alice Cooper, plus new original songs.
There is no cover charge for any of the nights. For more information, contact Hog Penny at 292-2534.