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  Press Release 27 February 2015 In April 1965 a group of forward thinking men and women came together and began the process of making history by creating the Brimstone Hill Society. 50 years on our Federation boasts the only Caribbean fortress, outside of the Greater Antilles, to be inscribed […]

50th Anniversary of the Brimstone Hill Society


Orita Bailey The Buckley Riots occurred on the 28th of January 1935 in the island of St. Kitts on the Buckley sugar estate. There doesn’t appear to be any planned celebration to mark this historic event. “The Buckley’s Riot” is considered by many historians to be the spark that ignited […]

The 80th Anniversary of the Buckley Riots


  PRESS RELEASE   In collaboration with the Nevis Tourism Authority and the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society in New York, the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society has invited World Renowned Author and Alexander Hamilton Impersonator to come to St. Kitts and Nevis.   Dr. Chrystal is the leading scholar/performer of […]

World Renowned Author and Alexander Hamilton Impersonator, Dr. William G. ...



PRESS RELEASE The George Moody Stuart team with Chief Education Officer Mrs Clarice Cotton[/caption]The curtains came down on the annual History and Heritage Month of Activities 2014 with the Prize-giving Ceremony for the Primary Schools Quiz which took place on Thursday 3 April on the grounds of Matheson House, headquarters […]

PRIMARY SCHOOLS QUIZ PRIZE-GIVING CEREMONY



2014 Bi-annual Re-enactment of the 1782 Siege of Brimstone Hill From Tuesday 4 to Saturday 8 March the ramparts of Brimstone Hill Fortress will be resounding to the sounds of musket and cannon fire (yes, we said cannon fire). The British Brigade, the group of professional re-enactors who staged the […]

Man the Guns, the French are coming, again!



Gems from the Archives The 28th of January 2014 marks the 79th anniversary of the labour disturbances of 1935, better known as the Buckley’s Riots.  Although the National Archives holds both theDaily Bulletin and the Union Messenger for that day, we chose to share with you the Union Messenger of the 31st January 1935 because it contains the […]

THE BUCKLEY’S RIOTS


Press Release 30 September 2013 The Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society (BHFNPS) wishes to extend a sincere and heartfelt THANK YOU! to all those individuals and organizations who made our initial clean up of the historic Charles Fort (Hansen Home) such a successful exercise. At approximately 6:30 am on […]

Charles Fort Clean Up Thank You Message


The Brimstone Hill Fortress Society has released their upcoming activities to celebrate the Federation’s 30th anniversary of independence. Please click the following links to view and get on board. Brimstone Hill Activities 30th Independence Anniversary 2013 A great age to be Fit and Fearless 2013 Photo Credit: Cameron St. Pierre […]

BRIMSTONE HILL 30th ANNIVERSARY ACTIVITIES



COMMUNITY NOTICE   All participants for the Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival are invited to a meeting on Thursday August 8, 2013, at the office of the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society, Matheson House, Taylors Range at 4:30 pm sharp.   Kindly make a special effort to attend and to be […]

Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival


COMMUNITY NOTICE All artistes who wish to perform at the inaugural Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival slated for Sunday 11th August 2013, are reminded that the deadline for the registration of artistes is Thursday 1st August 2013. You may register by calling 465-2609 or by dropping into the office at the […]

Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival


On Sunday 11th August 2013 the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park shall be the venue for the first ever Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival. The Brimstone Hill Society will be partnering with the University of the West Indies Open Campus, Island Xpressions and of course our nation’s many creative souls to bring you this […]

First Ever Emancipation Festival at Brimstone Hill