Throughout the year, Bermuda hosts a plethora of events covering a wide range of interests.
Bermuda Lecture & Tours’ Guided Walks & Talks Tours
Join Tim and Mary Rogers as they lead private guided walking tours (no join-up’s). Tours are led by this husband and wife team, (a former teacher and a conservationist), who specialise in history, architecture and natural history.
The BLT tours are ideally suited to active couples, families with children and also groups of up to 30 people.
Walks are by arrangement and can be history/architecture/nature-based or a combination. Walks are on foot for 2 – 3 hours. Areas explored are the Royal Naval Dockyard, City of Hamilton, railway trails, nature reserves and much more.
Tours are priced by the hour. Please book in advance via email.
Tim Rogers, Bermuda Lectures & Tours, P.O. Box SN 524, Southampton SN BX, tel 441 238 0344441 238 0344 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
World Rugby Classic 2017
November 4-11, 2017,
National Sports Centre, Frog Lane, Devonshire
The World Rugby Classic is generally considered to be one of the most enjoyable events on the rugby calendar with 10 international matches played during the week but scheduled so as to allow plenty of time to enjoy Bermuda's beaches, golf courses and other many attractions. Visit www.worldrugby.bm for details and updated schedule of events. Ticket purchasing options:
via email to JKane@avondale.bm (tickets will be either delivered to the hotel or for collection at the gate);
on-island beginning mid-September from The Island Shop, Queen Street, Hamilton, tel 441 292 5292;
or online via http://www.worldrugby.bm
Dockyard Glassworks & the Bermuda Rum Cake Company
Sightseeing > Royal Naval Dockyard
Hot glass studio and working micro bakery, with glassblowing and flameworking demonstrations daily. Custom orders available.
One Maritime Lane
Sandys Parish (West End)
Tel: 441 234 4216
Fax: 441 234 3813
Web: www.dockglass.com Hours: 9am-6pm daily; 8am-10pm when cruise ships are in port
National Museum of Bermuda incorporating the Bermuda Maritime Museum
Sightseeing > Royal Naval Dockyard
The Bermuda Maritime Museum is set within the Keep, a sprawling six-acre fortress at the edge of the Royal Naval Dockyard. Admission includes eight historic buildings such as old munitions warehouses and the newly restored Commissioner's House, the first prefabricated cast and wrought iron house in the world. Exhibitions include the Bermuda Slavery Exhibit, one devoted to the ancestry of the island's Portuguese community and other displays that highlight Bermuda's maritime history. Our popular and immersive Dolphin Quest programme is also set within the Keep. Whether taking in some local history, stunning views from the ramparts, or exploring Bermuda's largest fort, there is plenty to see and learn at this important cultural attraction.
Royal Naval Dockyard
Ireland Island, Sandys Parish (West End)
Tel: 441 234 1418
Hours: 9:30am-4:30pm daily, except Christmas Day.
Admission: BM$10 (adults), BM$8 (seniors), BM$5 (children ages 5-15)
Verdmont House Museum
Sightseeing > Historic Houses
This fascinating old house is considered one of our most significant historic buildings. Built c. 1710, Verdmont is a unique example of early Georgian architecture; it has remained virtually unchanged for 300 years. The museum features an extensive collection of antiques including Bermuda-made cedar furniture, portraits, English and Chinese porcelain, and a child's nursery. The gardens boast an assortment of herbs, old roses and fruit trees. The sweeping South Shore view is spectacular.
Smith's Parish (East End)
Tel: 441 236 7369
Hours: 10am-4pm Tuesday through Saturday, closed New Year's Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day
Admission: BM$5 (adults), BM$2 (children ages 6-18) Combination ticket to all three Trust museums: BM$10