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Remembrance Sunday on St Helena 2015 In Pictures

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM | What The Saints Did Next Remembrance Sunday on St Helena in 2015 was marked on Sunday 8 November with the traditional service at cenotaph in Jamestown. Here's an account of how St Helena remembered the fallen, in photographs.

By |2018-01-17T00:49:27+00:00November 9th, 2015|Culture, St Helena|2 Comments

The Napoleon St Helena History Remembered 200 Years On

RETRACING NAPOLEON’S FOOTSTEPS | Sharon Henry Two hundred years ago, on 15 October, 1815, St Helena Island was thrust into the limelight with the reluctant arrival of the world's top celebrity at the time, the French Emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte. After his defeat at the

By |2018-09-06T02:37:17+00:00October 18th, 2015|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|13 Comments

Walking Tour Of Historic Jamestown – From Church To The Court House

THE JAMESTOWN TOUR | Sharon Henry Did you know, in her heyday St Helena welcomed over 1,000 visiting ships in a year? Or, that the 'picture' above the Arch is the Coat of Arms of the English East India Company who colonised and governed

By |2018-07-13T02:13:37+00:00March 1st, 2015|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena, Tourist Attraction|10 Comments

Swimming with St Helena’s Whale Sharks

St Helena's Whale Sharks | Sharon Henry I am in the sea, a mile out from shore, swimming after a massive whale shark. My heart is pounding as I struggle against choppy waves while at the same time my eyes are locked on the huge tail and the fish it

By |2018-04-20T02:46:49+00:00February 15th, 2015|Awesome Nature, St Helena, Tourist Attraction|15 Comments

Rifle Shooting On St Helena – Training For The Sport

TRAINING FOR THE SMALL ISLAND GAMES | Darrin Henry Instead of a Saturday morning lie in, a small, dedicated group of five youngsters are up early, training in the sport of rifle shooting on St Helena and trying to hit a one centimetre bullseye

By |2018-04-20T03:37:15+00:00February 12th, 2015|Amazing People, Culture, Sport, St Helena|12 Comments

Electric Avenue – St Helena Festival of Lights 2014

RIVER OF LIGHTS THROUGH JAMESTOWN | Sharon Henry Three nights before Christmas, the streets of Jamestown exploded in a dazzling feast of colour and light as the St Helena Festival of Lights 2014 parade organised by Pilling Primary School, gaily 'danced down the street'

By |2018-01-04T02:03:15+00:00December 29th, 2014|Culture, St Helena|4 Comments
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