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05-17-2014

Top Gear Festival will make its Americas debut in Barbados at the newly renovated Bushy Park Circuit on 17-18 May, 2014. Hosted by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, Top Gear Festival Barbados will feature an awe-inspiring line up of cars and driving talent including The Stig, the Top Gear Stunt Team and guest drivers from the world of motorsport and entertainment. Stars will take to the track in a series of Top Gear style stunts and features for the action packed weekend.

Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton will be joining the star-studded line-up of motorsport legends and of course the world famous Top Gear presenters at Top Gear Festival Barbados. Hamilton will take part in a host of challenges set by Jeremy, James and Richard, at Bushy Park circuit from 17-18 May, so be sure not to miss out and book your tickets now!

Purchase Tickets  

Book Your Accommodation including Free Round trip transfers to Bushy Park

*Also, receive a bonus offer of up to US$200 per person in Island Credit, which is redeemable at participating restaurants and attractions, when you book by May 15th!

07-20-2014

All nature and adventure lovers Harrison's Cave is offering an Eco- Adventure tour. Experience and explore this rare underground, as you trek, climb and crawl through the caves passages.

07-27-2014

All nature and adventure lovers Harrison's Cave is offering an Eco- Adventure tour. Experience and explore this rare underground, as you trek, climb and crawl through the caves passages.

07-22-2014

The Night Tour, presents a different view of the coral reef. Night predators and reef fish which are not visible during the day are visible from the beaming lights of the submarine at night.

07-26-2014

The Night Tour, presents a different view of the coral reef. Night predators and reef fish which are not visible during the day are visible from the beaming lights of the submarine at night.

07-29-2014

The Night Tour, presents a different view of the coral reef. Night predators and reef fish which are not visible during the day are visible from the beaming lights of the submarine at night.

07-31-2014

The Night Tour, presents a different view of the coral reef. Night predators and reef fish which are not visible during the day are visible from the beaming lights of the submarine at night.

08-09-2014

Horse racing in Barbados has taken place over 150 years. This year is the 75th anniversary of the Barbados derby where the race is offering BDS. $68,000.00 in stakes.

07-20-2014

Visual Arts exhibition showcases the best of Barbados, contemporary fine arts and crafts.

07-26-2014

Will feature previous Road March winners. A pan zone where there will be dancing to Calypso and Soca music.

08-01-2014

A Huge five day street fair with vendors selling craft, food, clothes and all other kinds, with the latest calypso music. On the final day August 04th Grand Kadooment jump finishes there, where revellers in all colourful costumes fill the street.

 A Cultural Extravaganza!

08-03-2014

A Carnival- like show where Kadooment band members showcase their extravagant costumes. There is also an entertainment package which includes popular calypsonians and bands.

08-01-2014

On this day the Revelers make their way from Warrens in their extravagant costumes to the National Stadium for judging and then to Spring Garden, where the party continues.

07-25-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

08-08-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

08-22-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

09-05-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

09-19-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

10-03-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

10-17-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

10-31-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

11-14-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

11-28-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

10-29-2014

 

Join us in Barbados for the Barbados Swimming Festival Oct 29 to Nov 2nd 2014.  Swim in the Masters Pool Meet (Oct 29-31) or the Open Water event (Nov 2nd) or enter both events.  The choice is yours.  There will also be an Alex Meyer Open Water Clinic on November 1.  Entry forms & details are available on this site for all events.  Space is limited for the open water clinic, email us directly if you would like to participate in this

11-13-2014

The November PRO ( Independence Surf Pro )
Caribbean Junior Championships ( Soup Bowl Junior Pro ) 
8am until 5:30pm
Independence PRO 2014 DATES: November 13th - 16th
This is the biggest surfing event on the Barbados Surfing Association's Calendar. This year promises to be full of surprises. Expect to see amazing surfing at these two premium international competitions. Come watch spectacular surfing, half-pipe demonstrations from local and regional skaters, the famous bikini contest, live music, arts & craft, local food and much more.

12-05-2014

The Run Barbados series of event comprises of a 3k, 5k, 10k, Fun mile Run and Walk, and a Half-Marathon.

12-11-2014

December 11-14: Gather to hear conductors, adventurous soloists, and an all-star orchestra from world leading symphonies, collaborate with pop stars in unique mixes at theClassical Pops Festival.

12-13-2014

The world's finest drivers go head-to-head in identical vehicles to prove once and for all who is the Champion of Champions!

12-21-2014

Join us at 8pm for our movie night, popcorn and drinks will be on sale.

12-22-2014

Join us pool side for our Egg Nog Party.

12-23-2014

The Staff of Bougainvillea invite you to join us for the 2014 Christmas Fashion Show with Christmas treats. Meet us on the East Lawn (by Water's Edge) at 4pm, you do not want to miss this!

12-24-2014

Join us on the Lanterns Deck for a special Christmas Afternoon Tea.

12-25-2014

Join us for a treasure hunt, gifts and a special visit from SANTA!

12-29-2014

Learn to cook like a Bajan. Sign up at Activities Ext 1003.

12-20-2014

Christmas Welcome in the main lobby with Alex Evelyn on the Grand Piano.

12-21-2014

Join us poolside to soak up the sun and the rhythmic steel pan music.

12-29-2014

Join us pool side for some Bajan Rum Punch.

11-22-2013

Epicurean superstars, celebrity chefs including Marcus Samuelsson, Anne Burrell, Jose Garces, Aaron McCargo, Jr. and Mark McEwan wine and spirits experts gather on the island to offer the very best in food, wine, rum and culture, from the culinary capital of the Caribbean.

11-30-2014

Experience Barbados culture and culinary delights as we celebrate Barbados' 47th year of Independence.

12-06-2013

Run Barbados hosts a plethora of world rated road runners. The events are the Midnight Fun Mile, 10K and 3K Run, the marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K Run. The festival has become one of the premier road running events in the Caribbean, as well as being the number one road..more

12-07-2013

2nd Race Day of the 3rd Racing Season - The W.C. "Bill" Marshall DFC SCM Memorial 2 Year Old Creole Classic

12-08-2013

Christmas Jazz Barbados has featured some of the biggest names in contemporary music, such as Gerald Albright, George Duke, Sheila E, Rachelle Ferrelle, Russell Gunn, Everette Harp, Kenny Latimore, Marcus Miller, Nicholas Payton, Christian Scott, John Stoddart, Kirk Whalum, Elisabeth Withers and many more.  Stay tuned for this year's line up.

12-10-2013

The 3rd Annual Barbados Pro-Am returns! Play three spectacular courses: Apes Hill, Sandy Lane and Royal Westmoreland. Teams consist of a PGA Club Professional and three amateurs.

12-14-2013

3rd Race Day of the 3rd Racing Season - Diamonds International Raceday

12-25-2014

A delectable grand buffet dinner with traditional Christmas favourites. Live entertaiment. Reservations required.

12-25-2014

A fabulous 5-course dinner, with David Niles on the Sax. Reservations required

12-26-2013

 4th Race Day of the 3rd Racing Season - Diamonds International & Victor Chandler Raceday

12-31-2014

That 70's Show New Year's Eve Extravaganza!  Cocktails from  7:30 pm, Dinner from 8:30 pm, Showtime  at  9:30 pm followed by dancing under the stars.  There will be live music and DJ Entertainment along with Fireworks. Hat & Party favours are included.  Reservations required.

01-16-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

01-18-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

01-19-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

01-23-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

01-25-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

01-26-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

02-09-2013

A celebration of the first settlement in Barbados

02-11-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

02-13-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

02-16-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

02-18-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

02-20-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

02-23-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

03-08-2014

The most prestigious horse race in the Caribbean and the main event of the Barbados horse racing season is the Sandy Lane Gold Cup, which attracts entrants from across the Caribbean and jockeys from the United Kingdom and Canada.

03-09-2014

England’s 2014 Tour of the West Indies promises to be a classic confrontation between two of the world’s greatest cricketing teams. Top-ranked England will face a West Indian side fresh from its World Cup T20 success. Get ready to enjoy sun-kissed Caribbean beaches and a festival of calypso cricket.

03-11-2014

England’s 2014 Tour of the West Indies promises to be a classic confrontation between two of the world’s greatest cricketing teams. Top-ranked England will face a West Indian side fresh from its World Cup T20 success. Get ready to enjoy sun-kissed Caribbean beaches and a festival of calypso cricket.

03-13-2014

England’s 2014 Tour of the West Indies promises to be a classic confrontation between two of the world’s greatest cricketing teams. Top-ranked England will face a West Indian side fresh from its World Cup T20 success. Get ready to enjoy sun-kissed Caribbean beaches and a festival of calypso cricket.

03-13-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

03-16-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

03-18-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

03-20-2014

the world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea

03-22-2014

Holders House, St. James, plays host to this musical and theatrical festival annually and this stately house has been in existence for over 300 years and is an interesting mixture of English and Barbadian vernacular. The grounds are extensive and lovely with mature tropical trees and shrubs, the perfect setting for the open-air theatre that comes alive every year during the Holders Season.  Acclaimed nationally and internationally, the season is a celebration of opera, music and theatre and has been host to having been host to numerous international stars such as Kylie Minogue and Luciano Pavarotti.   2014

03-23-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

03-25-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

03-27-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

03-30-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

04-01-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

04-03-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

04-06-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

04-08-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

04-10-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

04-15-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

04-13-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

04-17-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

04-19-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

04-26-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

05-03-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

05-10-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

05-18-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

05-24-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

08-04-2014

The grand finale to the Crop Over celebration, this public holiday is a summer street carnival where you can watch featured "Kadooment bands" dressed in costumes, designers competing for the Designer of the Year award, and revelers parade by on their way from National Stadium to Spring Garden Highway. You can also join locals and visitors alike in the "jump-up", a joyous celebration and dance through the streets to calypso music. At Spring Garden, Barbadians continue with the festivities with more music, food, and drinks. Some decide to even take a dip at a nearby beach. Kadooment Day symbolizes and markes the end of the sugar cane harvest.

11-22-2013

Enjoy tasty Caribbean cuisine and some of Barbados’ best entertainers at the spectacular Thursday night floor show, which includes local performers dancing to Caribbean rhythms as well as exciting acts such as stilt-walking, fire eating and limbo.  Show time is 8 pm.


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05-17-2014

Top Gear Festival will make its Americas debut in Barbados at the newly renovated Bushy Park Circuit on 17-18 May, 2014. Hosted by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, Top Gear Festival Barbados will feature an awe-inspiring line up of cars and driving talent including The Stig, the Top Gear Stunt Team and guest drivers from the world of motorsport and entertainment. Stars will take to the track in a series of Top Gear style stunts and features for the action packed weekend.

Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton will be joining the star-studded line-up of motorsport legends and of course the world famous Top Gear presenters at Top Gear Festival Barbados. Hamilton will take part in a host of challenges set by Jeremy, James and Richard, at Bushy Park circuit from 17-18 May, so be sure not to miss out and book your tickets now!

Purchase Tickets  

Book Your Accommodation including Free Round trip transfers to Bushy Park

*Also, receive a bonus offer of up to US$200 per person in Island Credit, which is redeemable at participating restaurants and attractions, when you book by May 15th!

07-20-2014

All nature and adventure lovers Harrison's Cave is offering an Eco- Adventure tour. Experience and explore this rare underground, as you trek, climb and crawl through the caves passages.

07-27-2014

All nature and adventure lovers Harrison's Cave is offering an Eco- Adventure tour. Experience and explore this rare underground, as you trek, climb and crawl through the caves passages.

07-22-2014

The Night Tour, presents a different view of the coral reef. Night predators and reef fish which are not visible during the day are visible from the beaming lights of the submarine at night.

07-26-2014

The Night Tour, presents a different view of the coral reef. Night predators and reef fish which are not visible during the day are visible from the beaming lights of the submarine at night.

07-29-2014

The Night Tour, presents a different view of the coral reef. Night predators and reef fish which are not visible during the day are visible from the beaming lights of the submarine at night.

07-31-2014

The Night Tour, presents a different view of the coral reef. Night predators and reef fish which are not visible during the day are visible from the beaming lights of the submarine at night.

08-09-2014

Horse racing in Barbados has taken place over 150 years. This year is the 75th anniversary of the Barbados derby where the race is offering BDS. $68,000.00 in stakes.

07-20-2014

Visual Arts exhibition showcases the best of Barbados, contemporary fine arts and crafts.

07-26-2014

Will feature previous Road March winners. A pan zone where there will be dancing to Calypso and Soca music.

08-01-2014

A Huge five day street fair with vendors selling craft, food, clothes and all other kinds, with the latest calypso music. On the final day August 04th Grand Kadooment jump finishes there, where revellers in all colourful costumes fill the street.

 A Cultural Extravaganza!

08-03-2014

A Carnival- like show where Kadooment band members showcase their extravagant costumes. There is also an entertainment package which includes popular calypsonians and bands.

08-01-2014

On this day the Revelers make their way from Warrens in their extravagant costumes to the National Stadium for judging and then to Spring Garden, where the party continues.

07-25-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

08-08-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

08-22-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

09-05-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

09-19-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

10-03-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

10-17-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

10-31-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

11-14-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

11-28-2014

Re-enactment of the flogging death of Irishman.
Tragic death of Stafford Knight 1906.
Court marshals and methods of execution (civil and military) at the Garrison.
The Garrison Fortress 1789 - 1795.
The Cholera graves. Explanation of the 1854 Cholera epidemic.
Re-enactment of the execution by firing squad of a freed African slave.
Sparks Gap, the Garrison coal yard, The Garrison cooperage.
The ‘Black Hospital’. 
John Hislop murder - 1809.

Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight and see the history of Barbados.

10-29-2014

 

Join us in Barbados for the Barbados Swimming Festival Oct 29 to Nov 2nd 2014.  Swim in the Masters Pool Meet (Oct 29-31) or the Open Water event (Nov 2nd) or enter both events.  The choice is yours.  There will also be an Alex Meyer Open Water Clinic on November 1.  Entry forms & details are available on this site for all events.  Space is limited for the open water clinic, email us directly if you would like to participate in this

11-13-2014

The November PRO ( Independence Surf Pro )
Caribbean Junior Championships ( Soup Bowl Junior Pro ) 
8am until 5:30pm
Independence PRO 2014 DATES: November 13th - 16th
This is the biggest surfing event on the Barbados Surfing Association's Calendar. This year promises to be full of surprises. Expect to see amazing surfing at these two premium international competitions. Come watch spectacular surfing, half-pipe demonstrations from local and regional skaters, the famous bikini contest, live music, arts & craft, local food and much more.

12-05-2014

The Run Barbados series of event comprises of a 3k, 5k, 10k, Fun mile Run and Walk, and a Half-Marathon.

12-11-2014

December 11-14: Gather to hear conductors, adventurous soloists, and an all-star orchestra from world leading symphonies, collaborate with pop stars in unique mixes at theClassical Pops Festival.

12-13-2014

The world's finest drivers go head-to-head in identical vehicles to prove once and for all who is the Champion of Champions!

12-21-2014

Join us at 8pm for our movie night, popcorn and drinks will be on sale.

12-22-2014

Join us pool side for our Egg Nog Party.

12-23-2014

The Staff of Bougainvillea invite you to join us for the 2014 Christmas Fashion Show with Christmas treats. Meet us on the East Lawn (by Water's Edge) at 4pm, you do not want to miss this!

12-24-2014

Join us on the Lanterns Deck for a special Christmas Afternoon Tea.

12-25-2014

Join us for a treasure hunt, gifts and a special visit from SANTA!

12-29-2014

Learn to cook like a Bajan. Sign up at Activities Ext 1003.

12-20-2014

Christmas Welcome in the main lobby with Alex Evelyn on the Grand Piano.

12-21-2014

Join us poolside to soak up the sun and the rhythmic steel pan music.

12-29-2014

Join us pool side for some Bajan Rum Punch.

11-22-2013

Epicurean superstars, celebrity chefs including Marcus Samuelsson, Anne Burrell, Jose Garces, Aaron McCargo, Jr. and Mark McEwan wine and spirits experts gather on the island to offer the very best in food, wine, rum and culture, from the culinary capital of the Caribbean.

11-30-2014

Experience Barbados culture and culinary delights as we celebrate Barbados' 47th year of Independence.

12-06-2013

Run Barbados hosts a plethora of world rated road runners. The events are the Midnight Fun Mile, 10K and 3K Run, the marathon, Half Marathon, and 5K Run. The festival has become one of the premier road running events in the Caribbean, as well as being the number one road..more

12-07-2013

2nd Race Day of the 3rd Racing Season - The W.C. "Bill" Marshall DFC SCM Memorial 2 Year Old Creole Classic

12-08-2013

Christmas Jazz Barbados has featured some of the biggest names in contemporary music, such as Gerald Albright, George Duke, Sheila E, Rachelle Ferrelle, Russell Gunn, Everette Harp, Kenny Latimore, Marcus Miller, Nicholas Payton, Christian Scott, John Stoddart, Kirk Whalum, Elisabeth Withers and many more.  Stay tuned for this year's line up.

12-10-2013

The 3rd Annual Barbados Pro-Am returns! Play three spectacular courses: Apes Hill, Sandy Lane and Royal Westmoreland. Teams consist of a PGA Club Professional and three amateurs.

12-14-2013

3rd Race Day of the 3rd Racing Season - Diamonds International Raceday

12-25-2014

A delectable grand buffet dinner with traditional Christmas favourites. Live entertaiment. Reservations required.

12-25-2014

A fabulous 5-course dinner, with David Niles on the Sax. Reservations required

12-26-2013

 4th Race Day of the 3rd Racing Season - Diamonds International & Victor Chandler Raceday

12-31-2014

That 70's Show New Year's Eve Extravaganza!  Cocktails from  7:30 pm, Dinner from 8:30 pm, Showtime  at  9:30 pm followed by dancing under the stars.  There will be live music and DJ Entertainment along with Fireworks. Hat & Party favours are included.  Reservations required.

01-16-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

01-18-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

01-19-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

01-23-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

01-25-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

01-26-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

02-09-2013

A celebration of the first settlement in Barbados

02-11-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

02-13-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

02-16-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

02-18-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

02-20-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

02-23-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

03-08-2014

The most prestigious horse race in the Caribbean and the main event of the Barbados horse racing season is the Sandy Lane Gold Cup, which attracts entrants from across the Caribbean and jockeys from the United Kingdom and Canada.

03-09-2014

England’s 2014 Tour of the West Indies promises to be a classic confrontation between two of the world’s greatest cricketing teams. Top-ranked England will face a West Indian side fresh from its World Cup T20 success. Get ready to enjoy sun-kissed Caribbean beaches and a festival of calypso cricket.

03-11-2014

England’s 2014 Tour of the West Indies promises to be a classic confrontation between two of the world’s greatest cricketing teams. Top-ranked England will face a West Indian side fresh from its World Cup T20 success. Get ready to enjoy sun-kissed Caribbean beaches and a festival of calypso cricket.

03-13-2014

England’s 2014 Tour of the West Indies promises to be a classic confrontation between two of the world’s greatest cricketing teams. Top-ranked England will face a West Indian side fresh from its World Cup T20 success. Get ready to enjoy sun-kissed Caribbean beaches and a festival of calypso cricket.

03-13-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

03-16-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

03-18-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

03-20-2014

the world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea

03-22-2014

Holders House, St. James, plays host to this musical and theatrical festival annually and this stately house has been in existence for over 300 years and is an interesting mixture of English and Barbadian vernacular. The grounds are extensive and lovely with mature tropical trees and shrubs, the perfect setting for the open-air theatre that comes alive every year during the Holders Season.  Acclaimed nationally and internationally, the season is a celebration of opera, music and theatre and has been host to having been host to numerous international stars such as Kylie Minogue and Luciano Pavarotti.   2014

03-23-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

03-25-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

03-27-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

03-30-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

04-01-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

04-03-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

04-06-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

04-08-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

04-10-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

04-15-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

04-13-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

04-17-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

04-19-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

04-26-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

05-03-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

05-10-2014

The world class Apes Hill Polo Club, with its full-sized field, is one of the finest of its kind in the West Indies. This is a place to indulge one’s love for all things equestrian: to share in the drama and spectacle of international polo matches against a stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea. ALl games are weather permitting.

05-18-2014

For over 40 yeas, Holder's has been the home of polo in Barbados. Holders Hill offers guests a unique ambience and serene setting, with its open polo fields set against the towering palm trees and ocean views.

05-24-2014

Set in the rolling hills in the centre of the island, Lion Castle features a a world-class polo field and a spectacular Clubhouse. All games are weather permitting

08-04-2014

The grand finale to the Crop Over celebration, this public holiday is a summer street carnival where you can watch featured "Kadooment bands" dressed in costumes, designers competing for the Designer of the Year award, and revelers parade by on their way from National Stadium to Spring Garden Highway. You can also join locals and visitors alike in the "jump-up", a joyous celebration and dance through the streets to calypso music. At Spring Garden, Barbadians continue with the festivities with more music, food, and drinks. Some decide to even take a dip at a nearby beach. Kadooment Day symbolizes and markes the end of the sugar cane harvest.

11-22-2013

Enjoy tasty Caribbean cuisine and some of Barbados’ best entertainers at the spectacular Thursday night floor show, which includes local performers dancing to Caribbean rhythms as well as exciting acts such as stilt-walking, fire eating and limbo.  Show time is 8 pm.