Welcome to Folklife and Research
Bermuda boasts a rich, diverse and fascinating Folklife, with roots that stretch back for many centuries. The Department is dedicated to honouring, preserving and studying Bermuda’s remarkable Folklife. Our Digital Folklife Archives section is still in the development phase. Please check back soon.
This feature length film captures and documents the ongoing history of the Bermuda Gombeys, one of Bermuda’s oldest Folklife traditions.
This series of educational materials offers teachers the opportunity to impart rich insights into Bermuda’s fascinating history to students of many ages.
The Historical Heartbeats Lecture Series features a monthly event highlighting our island’s rich historical and cultural heritage, for Bermuda residents and visitors alike.
Older bearers of Bermuda’s cultural traditions connect with a younger generation of learners through this remarkable programme.
Department-sponsored research projects continue to uncover new aspects of and perspectives on Bermuda’s fascinating history.
Are you interested in learning about Bermuda’s culture and history? The Digital Folklife Archive, the Department’s collection of historical resources, is your gateway to the past.
The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs produces several types of publications, all of which are publicly available.
In the 1700's pineapples were grown in Bermuda for 60 years and exported to England
(Heritage Magazine, 1981)