High Commission of The Bahamas hosts Carol Service, Grosvenor Chapel Mayfair, London, United Kingdom

Posted on: December 11, 2018

London, United Kingdom: “On 8th December 2018 at 4:00 pm, The High Commission of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas hosted its Christmas Carol Service at the Grosvenor Chapel in Mayfair, London.  The event was attended by the High Commissioner, His Excellency Ellison E. Greenslade QPM and Mrs. Kimberley Greenslade; the Secretary General of the Commonwealth, the Rt. Hon. Baroness Patricia Scotland, QC; members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Court of St. James’s; CEO of the Bahamas Maritime Authority, Captain Dwain Hutcheson; members of the Clergy; members of the Bahamian Diaspora in the United Kingdom and Europe; and friends of The Bahamas. Members of the Bahamian Diaspora, from all across the United Kingdom, attended in large numbers and made the evening very special and enjoyable.

The Carol Service, which was officiated by the Reverend Dr Richard Fermer, Priest-in-Charge, proceeded beautifully and showcased Bahamian talent by way of musicians and performers including:  Mr. Wilfred T. Adderley II, Mr. Franz Hepburn, Ms. Chelsea Blues, Mr. Willis Neat, and Mr. Desmond Sturrup. Invited musicians included violin and cello duo, Jada and Steven Marsh (brother and sister), who added a Caribbean Flavour. The musical performances were rounded out by a Saxophone and Guitar performance by Mr Norman Wilmore and Mr Daniel Kemshell of the United Kingdom.

A number of scriptures and special poems, by Bahamian poets, were eloquently read by: Duchess Williams Alonga, President of Bahamas Host UK; Mr. Toure’ Holder; Mrs. Bernadette Roberts; Mr. Alex Nuttall; Ms. Simran Poole; Mrs. Barbara Campbell and Mrs Paulet Brown-Wilsher.

During the service a collection was taken up for “the Commonwealth Girls Education Fund (CGEF) a registered charity founded in 1967 to help girls in Commonwealth countries to complete their education.

Immediately following the carol service there was a reception for the esteemed guests.”

All News

Jazz Day Concert Slated for Pompey Square in May

Authored by: Stirling Strachan Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: April 19, 2016   Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Dr. Danny Johnson (right) speaking with H.E. Dr. Elwood Donaldson, the Ambassador to UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) and Dr. Leon Higgs (centre), Secretary General to the Bahamas National Commission for…

National AGRI-Business EXPO 2016 – Marine Science Award Ceremony

Authored by: Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources Source: Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources Date: April 18, 2016   The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources held its 2nd Marine Science High School Award Ceremony on 14th April, 2016 at Pilgrim Baptist Church, St. James Road.  The Award Ceremony marks the final event of…

National Child Protection Council Addresses Child Pornography

Authored by: Matt Maura Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: April 18, 2016   NASSAU, The Bahamas – Pornography has become the “perfect drug or the new cocaine” for citizens globally due to its accessibility, availability and affordability, but not just among adults. Officials say children as young as five years of age have access to…

Royal Bahamas Defence Force Passing Out Parade

Authored by: Bahamas Information Services Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: April 15, 2016   NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Royal Bahamas Defence Force conducted its Passing out Parade (POP) ceremony for New Entry 53 Woman Entry 22, Friday morning, April 15, 2016 at Coral Harbour Base.  Minister of National Security, the Hon. Dr. Bernard J….

This Week In The Bahamas (11 – 15 APRIL 2016)

Authored by: ELCOTT COLEBY Source: Bahamas Information Services Date: April 15, 2016 Prime Minister Christie delivers State of the Nation address Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said that, in its scope and detail, the State of The Nation Report gives much food for thought and presents a unique opportunity…