Royal Barbados Police Force Band 130th Anniversary Celebrations

October 20, 2019

October 26, 2019


Event Description

The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) is celebrating its 130th Anniversary as an iconic figure and one of the oldest para-military musical organisation in the Caribbean.

From Oct 20th to 26th, there will be a number of events in celebration of the milestone, held in association with the Ministry of Creative Economy, Culture and Sports and the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.

The Royal St. Lucia Police Force and the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service will be in island to join in the festivities.

Here’s the Schedule:
Sun Oct 20th, 2019
Church Service – Cathedral of St. Michael’s and All Angels, Bridgetown

7:00 pm
Police Band Concert – Prince Cave Hall, District “A” Police Station, Station Hill, St. Michael

Wed Oct 23rd, 2019
5:00 pm
Free Concert – Independence Square, Bridgetown

Sat Oct 26th, 2019
7:00 pm
St. Cecilia Military Tattoo Barbados 2019 – Garfield Sobers Gymnasium, Wildey, St. Michael
Admission: Adults Bds $40 | Children (8 y.o. & over) Bds $20
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Call Barbados National Trust at 426-2421 or Email for details.

Hike Barbados
takes you through cane fields, gullies, tropical forests, and coastal communities to explore the unique geological and social structure of Barbados.

Along the way, you will meet new friends, enjoy healthy exercise and observe the delicate balance of the unique heritage and environment of Barbados.

Hike time: 6:00 PM ONLY!

Barbados National Trust Hikes

The hikes are FREE but donations are welcome towards the work of the Barbados National Trust (preserving our built and natural environment).

All morning hikes start at 6:00 a.m.
Afternoon hikes (Stop ‘n’ Stare only) start at 3:30 p.m.
The Moonlight Walks start at 5:30 p.m., you are advised to bring a torch to these walks.

There is a morning hike and, in addition, either an afternoon hike or a moonlight walk on every hike date EXCEPT the date of the Great Train Hike.

All hikes start and finish at the meeting place.
There is a printed booklet with a calendar of the year’s hikes available from the National Trust at Wildey House, Wildey, St. Michael

Loose clothing, comfortable hiking boots/sports shoes, sunscreen, hat. Bring your camera and a bottle of water. Refreshments are on sale after the Hikes.

Walk Descriptions
In the morning, there are four hikes at different paces.
All hikes last approximately 3 hours., but…..
The Stop ‘n’ Stare group walks for 5-6 miles,
The Medium group 8-10 miles,
The Fast Medium group 10 to 12 miles, and
The Fast group 12-14 miles.

Advice for first-time walkers
The sun is hot!  You will get tired more quickly than you think.
The best thing to do is to go on the Stop ‘n Stare on your first hike.
If you’re comfortable with that, work your way up.