En Plein Air Artists Showcase Their Skills

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The historic architecture of Speightstown, the sparkling azure waters on the west coast and the rugged terrain of Chalky Mount, all provided panoramic views for local artists who participated in CARIFESTA XIII’s En Plein Air Painting event. En plein air is the act of painting outdoors. In French, it means “open air” or “outside”. This form of painting has been …

Alexandra Celebrates Golden Jubilee

Eyvette McClean Ministry News

The Alexandra School will hold a route march entitled Alexandra In The Community, to celebrate this island’s 50th Anniversary of Independence.  It will take place, tomorrow, Wednesday, November 23, commencing at 9:30 a.m. in Speightstown, St. Peter. The proposed route for the march is as follows: Exit the Alexandra School turning left on to Queen Street; proceed to the roundabout; turn left onto Highway …

St. Peter PIC To Hold Panel Discussion

Theresa Blackman Ministry News

Residents of St. Peter are invited to participate in the St. Peter Parish Independence Committee’s (PIC) panel discussion scheduled for Wednesday, July 27, from 7.30 until 9.15 p.m. in the Alexandra School Hall. The topic is Trade & Commerce in and out of Speightstown – the extent to which maritime/marine activity have shaped the parish of St. Peter and fashioned …

Food Vendors Needed For Speightstown Sizzlin’

Kim Ramsay-Moore Ministry News

(BTPA) The Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) is asking vendors resident in St. Lucy, St. Peter and St. James who are interested in participating in Speightstown Sizzlin’ to contact that department. They should call Product Officer at the BTPA, Sharon Trotman, at 467-3668 or 832-5203. Speightstown Sizzlin’ will be held one Saturday per month from 6:30 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. …