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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


PRESS RELEASE   The NHCS regretfully informs the general public that our  History & Heritage Month ‘Evening with the Arts’ which was scheduled at  NEPAC  for tomorrow February 19th has been postponed until further notice.   We sincerely regret any inconvenience caused.  A new date will soon be aired. Nevis Historical and Conservation Society.

POSTPONEMENT OF “EVENING WITH THE ARTS”


maynard and doyle at thirty seventh conference
NATCOM (SKN) – Basseterre: November 18, 2013: The Federation of St. Christopher and Nevis has been elected to UNESCO’s Executive Board for the second time in ten years. The Federation was elected by Member States to the leading UNESCO decision making body at the sitting of the 37th UNESCO General […]

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS GAINS A SEAT ON THE UNECSO ...



H E Dr David Doyle St. Kitts and Nevis Ambassador to UNESCO
(EMU) – St. Kitts Newly appointed St Kitts and Nevis Ambassador to UNESCO Dr. David Doyle has revealed that the Federation has distinguished itself as a nation which utilizes the resources of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to its advantage.

SKN IS LEADING THE WAY AT UNESCO


Press Release St. Thomas/St. Anne Heritage Trail Breakfast tickets Tickets for the heritage trail fundraising breakfast which will be held on Saturday 27th July 6:00-9:00 am at the Historic Sandy Point Market are now available. You can obtain your tickets from the St. Christopher National Trust in the Old Treasury […]

Tickets Now On Sale for Heritage Trail Breakfast


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PRESS  RELEASE   The Nevis historical and Conservation society announces that Archaeologists from Monmouth University will conduct a three-week archaeological project at Fort Charles.   Fort Charles is one of the earliest British Forts in the Caribbean and was occupied for more than two centuries.   Archaeology at the site will document the changing experience […]

Archaeologists to Investigate Fort Charles, Nevis.



CARICOM Headquarters
Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 29, 2012 (SKNIS): Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis will soon have a clearer understanding of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) thanks to a series of activities designed by the St. Kitts-based EPA Implementation Unit of the Ministry of International Trade, Industry, Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

LOCALS TO BE UPDATED ON CARIFORUM-EU EPA OPPORTUNITIES


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(EMU) – St. Kitts, A heated discussion surrounding the issue of whether a Text book on local history should start with occurrences in Africa or include only details of the experience that took place upon enslaved Africans’ arrival in St. Kitts and Nevis, concluded a recent meeting of the UNESCO […]

UNESCO SUPPORTS LOCAL HISTORY TEXT TO BE INTRODUCED IN SCHOOLS ...


Audience
By Leonora Williams The 15th Annual Emancipation Concert, held at the historic Brimstone Hill on Sunday 12th August, was as usual packed with local talent, encompassing, music, dancing, spoken word and drumming. The programme this year was preluded by session by local folklore – Moko Jumbies, Clowns and Masquerades and […]

Brimstone Hill’s 15th Annual Emancipation Concert



Fort George Citadel viewed from atop Fort Charlotte
Press Release International Museums Day Friday 18 May 2012 The Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society is pleased to announce that on Friday 18th May, in commemoration of International Museum’s Day, nationals of St. Kitts-Nevis will be admitted free from 2 pm to the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park.

Locals Visit Brimstone Hill Free on International Museums Day


Jetty and Crane at Pump Bay 20th Century
First maritime archaeological project to be led by the Society in its over 40 year history by Cameron Gill Figure 1 Detail of 1714 map by Buor showing historic Sandy Point Anchorage (bay with depiction of two ships anchored). Courtesy British Library Ever since its founding on April 10th 1965, […]

The Brimstone Hill Society Gets It’s Feet Wet


By Orita Bailey The General Manager at the Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park is very excited about the latest project being undertaken by the staff. The project to preserve and renovate the Sandy Point Customs Building and Post Office promises to be another great achievement for the Society.

NEW DEVELOPMENTS AT BRIMSTONE HILL FORTRESS NATIONAL PARK