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Pages: New Bermuda Books

Bermuda MapsAuthor: Jonathan Land EvansBermuda may be a tiny island in the mid-Atlantic, but a large body of maps has told its complex and fascinating story over the centuries. Depictions range from vague and dangerous-looking representations on early hand-drawn charts to the golden age of decorative printed maps in the 1600s, the elegance of the Georgian era and the substantial Victorian period, into a revival of decorative maps of holiday-resort Bermuda in the 1930s and 1940s.Bermuda Maps by Bermudian historian…


Events

10 Things Not to Miss This Winter: Christmas Walkabout

Explore the old town of St. George and take part in the festive entertainment—the perfect way to kick off the holiday season! Wander through the narrow streets, visit the historic homes that open their doors to the public and enjoy…


Events

City Food Festival 2017

City of Hamilton, September 17–23 A feast for the senses, the annual City Food Festival is a week-long event for chefs and food lovers, which presents a smorgasbord of cooking styles, flavours and excitement. See Bermuda’s chefs go head-to-head in…


Arts

Reflections on: Return to Rainbow Country

According to artist Graham Foster, the huge wheel dominating his painting Return to Rainbow Country was inspired by the London Eye. But while the London Eye offers the visitor unique and panoramic views of the British capital, Foster’s painting shows…


Arts

Dance Bermuda by Conchita Ming

Dance in Bermuda has evolved as an art form since the first instructors came to the island in the 1700s.  Well-known Bermudian dancer and choreographer Conchita Ming spent ten years researching its development to produce a comprehensive history in her…

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Canjelae Strikes a Chord

When Bermudian Canjelae was in fifth grade, she was caught singing in the bathroom stall at school.    “I thought I was going to be in so much trouble, but it turned out the teacher was just mad that I…