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  PRESS RELEASE   Appointment of General Manager The Council of Management of the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society announces the appointment of Mr. Percival Hanley as General Manager of the Society with effect from 23 May 2016.  

Appointment of General Manager


New River Estate
INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY 2016 “DISCOVER YOUR HISTORY”     The Nevis Historical and Conservation Society in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Agriculture will mark the 2016 International Museum Day scheduled to be held on Wednesday, May 18 2016 by hosting an event at the New River […]

Join us at New River


PRESS RELEASE     The NHCS invites the general public to our third annual Nevis Culture Yard celebration on Friday, February 26, 2016  at 10am-3pm on the grounds of the Hamilton Museum in Charlestown.   The Nevis Culture Yard is a cooperative effort of the NHCS, Brimstone Hill Fortress National […]

Third Annual Nevis Culture Yard



His Excellency Governor General His Excellency Sir Tapley Seaton, QC, JP
  PUBLIC  ANNOUNCEMENT    As part of the activities for History and Heritage Month 2016, the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society in partnership with the University of the West Indies Open Campus, Nevis will be hosting a keynote address to be delivered by the Governor General, His Excellency Sir Tapley […]

Keynote Speaker for History & Heritage Month 2016


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Press Release   Brimstone Hill Emancipation Concert and Festival dates and events Theme: “I have a dream, and my dream is freedom and equality” We know you have been waiting with baited breath and now we’re happy to announce that the dates for the 2015 Emancipation Concert and Festival at […]

Brimstone Hill Emancipation Concert and Festival


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Lorna Callender The ‘AMAZING GRACE EXPERIENCE’ Museum/Visitors’ Centre in Sandy Point, St. Kitts, which chronicles the life of John Newton – author of the hymn ‘Amazing Grace’ – is still a novelty in St Kitts. Too few islanders are aware of Newton’s sojourn here and what it meant to world […]

The “AMAZING GRACE EXPERIENCE” – St. Kitts Plays Key Role ...



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  ST KITTS NEVIS NATCOM (NATCOM) – Basseterre,   The National Commission for UNESCO has announced plans to host a Sub-Regional Slave Route Conference that will be based on the theme: “Beyond Reparations: Strengthening the Slave Route Project in the Caribbean Region”. The Conference will be held from 7th to […]

Unesco Sub-Regional Slave Route Conference In St.Kitts And Nevis


Firing of the canon "Bette"
  PRESS RELEASE Basseterre, St. Kitts, (SKNIS):     Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris commended the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society (BHFNPS) and its founding members, for having the vision and foresight of safeguarding the heritage of St. Kitts and Nevis.

Vision Of Brimstone Hill Restoration Society Commended By PM


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(NATCOM) – St. Kitts, April 13, 2015: The sounds, rhythms, movements and vibrant colours of Africa were displayed at the launch of the UNESCO African Ancestry Project on April 7 with a view to bringing greater awareness of African Ancestry apart from the written history of the Trans Atlantic Slave […]

Nevisians Asked To Search Their Past At Unesco African Ancestry ...



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Basseterre, St. Kitts, April 13, 2015 (SKNIS):   Locals will play an integral role in Heritage Perspectives, Culture Snaps and the Bloody Point Kalinago (Carib) Heritage Survey, three projects being undertaken by the Department of Culture.   The first is the Heritage Perspectives Project that involves the video documentation of […]

Department Of Culture Engages Locals In Heritage Projects


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AN OPEN INVITATION TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC The Nevis Historical and Conservation Society (NHCS) has been asked by the UNESCO Secretariat on St. Kitts to collaborate and implement, with civil society and in particular the Waset Education Foundation, Inc. and our Education Department, a project entitled “Educating the Population of St. Kitts and […]

UNESCO Afro-Caribbean Education Project


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Press Release 30 March 2015 The Brimstone Hill Society is pleased to reveal to the public our 50th Anniversary Logo. Throughout 2015 as we mark a historic milestone, the 50th Anniversary Logo shall be used on all letterheads and official correspondence of the Society. The design concept of our 50th […]

50th Anniversary Logo