Coming Up at the Trust

BNT 2018 Calendars Have Arrived! 
 
Come to Waterville to pick up your copy of our 2018 calendar, available now for $10. 
 
The 2018 calendar features stunning photography by Trust Museums Manager Rohan Shastri. 
 
For further information please contact palmetto@bnt.bm or call 236-6483
 
 
 
 
Help Us Meet Our Raffle Goal!  
 
We're making great headway with our 2017 raffle. There are five weeks before the draw so please return your tickets using the prepaid envelope provided. 
 
Thank you to all who have volunteered their time selling raffle tickets at MarketPlace stores.
 
We still need more volunteers on Wednesdays and Saturdays so if you have some spare time please take a look at our online sign-up sheet for your preferred location. 
 
For further information please contact palmetto@bnt.bm or call 236-6483
 
  
Trust Talks : The Bermuda Gombey - Origins and Evolution 
 
Join us at Verdmont for an indepth discussion on the origins and evolution of the Bermuda Gombey, hosted by Gary Phillips, chairman of the Bermuda National Gallery. 
Gary will be interviewing active leaders of Bermuda Gombey Troupes, diving deep into how the Bermuda Gombey has evolved, the diverse use of semiotics across the troupes as well as what it means to be a Gombey now.
 
 Location: Verdmont, 6 Verdmont Lane, off Collectors Hill, Smith's Parish 
Date and time: October 8th, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Tickets: $20 members / $25 non members / $10 under 18
 
Booking: 
Online: www.bnt.bm
Email: rshastri@bnt.bm 
Phone: 236-6483
Wednesday Walks in St George's 
 
Join our walking tour around St. George's every Wednesday.
 
We'll be your guides around both the Globe Hotel and Tucker House where you'll learn the fascinating history of these two iconic Bermuda buildings and explore the museum collections housed inside. 
 
Date and time: Every Wednesday at 11:00am starting from October 11
Location: Globe Hotel, 32 Duke of York Street, St. George's
Tickets: $10 adults / $4 under 18 
Cash or card accepted at the start of the tour
 
For further information please contact education@bnt.bm or call 236-6483
 
 
Trust Talk: Dance Bermuda with Conchita Ming 
 
Author Conchita Ming will be leading a talk on her new book Dance Bermuda. This fascinating work was researched over 10 years and explores the evolution of dance in Bermuda charting the history of dance on the island from the 1700s to modern day covering colonial-era classes, gombey troupes, hotel ballrooms and ballet. 
This talk promises to offer unique insight into Bermuda's dance history, of which little has been told before.  Wine and nibbles will be served.  Copies of Dance Bermuda will be available to purchase on the evening for $45. Conchita is kindly donating a portion of proceeds to the Trust.
 
Location: Waterville, 2 Pomander Road, Paget
Date and time: October 12, 6pm 
Tickets: $20 to members, $25 for non-members
 
Booking:
Online: www.bnt.bm 
Phone: 236-6483 
 
 
FarmFest 2017
FarmFest is a fun-filled family day on the grounds of our stunning 10-acre property "Devondale". 
 
We'll be highlighting the best of the season and hosting game stalls, arts and crafts, food stalls, tractor rides, 3-legged races, a fortune teller, pony rides, a Halloween costume parade, a scarecrow competition and much more!  Come along and discover this beautiful open space flanked by farm fields and an historic home, all protected by the Bermuda National Trust. 
 
Location: Devondale, 33 South Road, Devonshire
Date and time: Saturday October 28, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Free Admission! Tickets will be available for games, food, stalls and rides
 
For more information please visit www.bnt.bm, call 236-6483 or email palmetto@bnt.bm 
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