Culture

Cup Match 2019

Betting on Crown & Anchor

Crown and Anchor is as important to Cup Match as the game of cricket itself. I must have been near six years old when I was properly introduced to the game. My father coached me as he dragged me along in the oppressive heat towards the tent. “Don’t tell your mother,” he said—an empowering secret to hold at that age—and it’s been love ever since. I’ve made and lost small fortunes at the damn game ever since I could play…


Cup Match 2019

Cup Matches of Yesteryear

For generations, Bermudians have been coming together to share in the culture of Cup Match. Since 1902, Cup Match has been the cause of much feteing, celebration and traditional customs: From festive attire (in Cup Match colours, of course!) to…


Cup Match 2019

Cup Match Sippin’

Whether you're partying on a beach, rafted up on a boat or betting big on Crown & Anchor, a cocktail (or two) is an added bonus to an already perfect holiday. So don't be shy, mix one up and toast…


Cup Match 2019

Alma “Champ” Hunt: King Cricket

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the May 1976 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  In 1933 the only way to get from Bermuda to Jamaica was by sea,…


Our Bermuda

The Bermudian’s Almanac: Aviator Beryl Hart

This almanac was first published in The Bermudian in July 2002. Looking Back... Visitors Beryl Hart and Lieutenant William McClaren were the toast of Bermuda when they flew here from Norfolk, Virginia on January 7, 1931 on their seaplane Tradewind.…

Our Bermuda

Tourist In Your Own Town: Historical Points of Interest

Bermuda was colonized in 1612 and though that makes our island only some-400-years-old, there's a lot of history packed into our four centuries. Get in-touch with Bermuda's ancestral past with visits to The National Museum in Dockyard, Shelly Bay (which…