Culture

Arts

Magnificent Model

The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art has acquired an exhibition-quality model of the “Bermuda-built” brig Fair American, which was commissioned as a privateer during the American Revolutionary War and commanded by Captain Charles Morgan of Bermuda.The beautifully constructed scale model of the 14-gun brig was assembled by renowned American model builder Michael Costagliola (1919–2011), based on a contemporary Royal Navy model. The hull features mahogany planking over boxwood frames and head rails that support a female figurehead. The model is…


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Pembroke

Whether one is a visitor to the island or a Bermuda resident, a read of Volume Eight of the Bermuda National Trust’s series on Bermuda’s Architectural Heritage—Pembroke—will be a delight.Written by local historian Dr. Clarence Maxwell, it reads like a travelogue, and the…


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2016 Short Story & Poetry Contest Runners Up: Holding Court

The Bermudian magazine is delighted to introduce the runners up of our highly successful 2016 Short Story & Poetry Contest, themed "Sunrise" featuring photographs submitted by our readers. Congratulations to short story runner up Robyn Bardgett whose story "Franklin's Rescue"…


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2016 Short Story & Poetry Contest Runners Up: Lament of the Devil’s Isle (Somers’ Song)

The Bermudian magazine is delighted to introduce the runners up of our highly successful 2016 Short Story & Poetry Contest, themed "Sunrise" featuring photographs submitted by our readers. Congratulations to short story runner up Robyn Bardgett whose story "Franklin's Rescue"…


Events

15 Things to Do This Fall

While it’s always sad to see another summer come to an end, Bermuda’s fall can sometimes be even more enjoyable. Cooler temperatures and lingering Indian summer sunshine mean you can still do all of your favourite summertime activities but can skip the unbearable heat…

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A Princess’ Voyage

WHEN THE WARSHIP HMS Dido brought Princess Louise to Bermuda in 1883, the international news coverage of the royal visit helped catalyse the development of tourism in Bermuda, which the Princess praised for its “eternal Spring.”   The impressive, well-preserved logbook of the…