Tag: Pedro St James

Tourism Attraction Board staff honoured

Tourism Attraction Board staff honoured

| 11/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two Tourism Attraction Board (TAB) employees were recently recognised for their long service at the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) Stingray Tourism Awards. Stacy Hurlston and James “Hal” Miller, tour guides at the Pedro St James National Historic Site and Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park, respectively, were both honoured with a Diamond […]

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Coco Fest raises $2k for Meals on Wheels

Coco Fest raises $2k for Meals on Wheels

| 19/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Close to 2,300people took part in a celebration of all things coconut at the annual Coco Fest held Saturday, 9 February on the grounds of Pedro St James. In addition to showcasing coconut-inspired food, drink and activities, the event raised almost $2,000 for featured charity Meals on Wheels.

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Festival time for coconuts

Festival time for coconuts

| 05/02/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Pedro St James will be hosting the fourth annual Coco Fest this Saturday, 9 February, from 12pm to 6pm. This celebration of all things coconut is a grassroots event which began in 2016 to celebrate the Cayman coconut, a traditional staple in the Caymanian diet.

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Time to celebrate the coconut

Time to celebrate the coconut

| 15/02/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Pedro Castle is again hosting Coco Fest, set for Saturday, 17 February from 12pm-4pm, with the celebration of all things coconut featuring an array of locally made foods, candies, produce, crafts, games, beauty products and cocktails, plus live music. The third annual event will also be raising money for the Nadine Andreas […]

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Ancestral swords donated to Cayman

Ancestral swords donated to Cayman

| 26/01/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Ancestral swords belonging to descendants of the original Eden family members were given to Pedro St James national historic site from Alabama, Tuesday, 23 January 2018. Descendants of the original settler – mariner and owner of Pedro St James Great House, William Eden of Devizes (UK) – were united with distant family […]

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Pensions Board hosts party for seniors

Pensions Board hosts party for seniors

| 19/04/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 400 people attended the Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) pensioners’ appreciation event at Pedro St James on Wednesday, 12 April 2017. The programme, which was organised to celebrate the PSPB’s 25th anniversary, included live entertainment, speeches, prizes and a buffet. Kearney Gomez, the former permanent secretary for the Ministry of […]

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Pensions Board celebrates seniors

Pensions Board celebrates seniors

| 29/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Public Service Pensions Board (PSPB) is holding a pensioners’ appreciation event at Pedro St James as part of its 25th anniversary celebrations this year. The event, set for Wednesday, 12 April 2017 from 3pm to 9pm on the grounds of the historic great house, will feature a host of booths, food […]

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Crowds celebrate coconuts at festival

Crowds celebrate coconuts at festival

| 23/02/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): With organisers struggling to get people to leave, as fish was still frying in aromatic coconut oil and coconut muskets were still flying well after the 4pm closing time, the Coco Fest, still only in its second year, has claimed its rightful place on the calendar of annual events in Grand Cayman.  […]

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Residents get rate break on two attractions

Residents get rate break on two attractions

| 02/05/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The Tourism Attraction Board (TAB) has amended the cost of admission to both Pedro St James and the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park as of Sunday, 1 May, with residents benefitting from lower rates. “We are very pleased to introduce the new reduced resident rate and believe that our community will appreciate it,” said […]

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Celebrating all things coconut at Pedro St James

Celebrating all things coconut at Pedro St James

| 09/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Pedro St James has teamed up with the makers of the documentary Bright Spot – Tamer Soliman and Rob Tyler – to celebrate the Cayman coconut and preserve its ties to Cayman culture and heritage. The national heritage site will host Coco Fest from 12pm-4pm on Saturday, 20 February, which will feature local vendors showcasing […]

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