‘We Barbados’ Procession From Oval To Bridgetown

Kathyann Husbands Top Stories

Barbadians and visitors alike are expected to seek every vantage point to witness the skills and showmanship of the armed and unarmed units on Independence Day, Friday, November 30. In addition, following the 8:00 a.m. Ceremonial Parade at Kensington Oval, the detachments will join the ‘We Barbados’ procession through Bridgetown. The Girl Guides Association, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary, will …

Park & Ride For Ceremonial Parade

Eyvette McClean Top Stories

The public is advised that there will be a free park and ride system in operation for the 52nd Independence Day Parade at Kensington Oval on Friday, November 30. Park and ride sites are the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Queen’s College and the Garrison Savannah. Buses will depart these sites for Kensington Oval between 5:45 and 7:15 a.m. After the …

Independence Parade 2018 – More Than A Parade

Sharifa Medford banner, Top Stories

This year’s Independence Parade has been dubbed as “more than a parade”. The annual event, which is a highlight of the island’s Independence celebrations, will see a number of changes this year, but Barbadians have been assured that the traditional elements will be retained. During a press conference today at the Barbados Defence Force’s St. Ann’s headquarters, Minister of Health …

Football Finals This Weekend

Paula Harper-Grant Ministry News

Football enthusiasts will get the opportunity to see the best teams which participated in the David Thompson Memorial Constituency Council Football Classic when the finals are played this weekend. The finals will take place on Sunday, December 10, at the Kensington Oval, and will feature the St. Michael West and St. Thomas football teams which are vying for third and …

CARIFESTA XIII Parade Not To Be Missed

Jamal Weekes Top Stories

All Barbadians are being encouraged to come out to the CARIFESTA XIII Parade of Countries, which will take place on Friday, August 18, beginning at Queen’s Park, at 3:30 p.m. The parade will give members of the public the opportunity to see the participating delegations in their countries’ various masquerade costumes, as they move through the streets of Bridgetown towards …

Oval’s Lease Arrangements Under Review

bgis Top Stories

Government is carefully reviewing the lease arrangements at Kensington Oval in preparation for a meeting with the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) on the future management of that sporting facility. Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, Stephen Lashley, made this disclosure in response to an article which appeared in the Midweek Nation of Wednesday, February 22, indicating that discussions were at …

Park & Ride For Thanksgiving Service

bgis Ministry News

A park and ride service will be in place for persons attending the 50th Anniversary Service of Thanksgiving on Sunday, November 27, at Kensington Oval, Fontabelle, St. Michael. The sites are: Queen’s College, Husbands, St. James; the National Cultural Foundation, West Terrace, St. James; and Weymouth B Pasture, St. Michael.  In the event of rain, the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre …