Barbados Pocket Guide

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Revellers Parading Along Green Hill, St. Michael on Kadooment Day, Barbados Pocket Guide

2011 Events

January

1st  -

New Year's Day (Public Holiday)

8th  -

Sixth Annual Barbados Music Awards

 - 13th Annual Frank Collymore Literary Endowment Awards
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Inaugural Caribfest Awards

12th  -

50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust

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'Elsewhere', Sandy Lane Estate, St. James

13th  -

Jazz'N Barbados - Jazz'N The Hall - Free Sunset Concert

14th  -

Jazz'N Barbados - Jazz'N The Trees

15th  -

Jazz'N Barbados - Jazz'N De Gap

16th  -

Jazz'N Barbados - Jazz'N Second Street

18th  -

Caribbean 20/20 Cricket Tournament (finishes on January 23rd)

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Laff It Off - More in de Mortar (Show also runs 29th and 30th)

19th  - 50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust
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Ker Avel, Polo Ridge, Holders, St. James

21st  -

Errol Barrow Day (Public Holiday)

26th  -

50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust

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Fisherpond House, St. Thomas

29th  - Barbados Horticultural Society - Annual Flower and Garden Show
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Open Day at Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary (One Day Only)

30th  - Barbados Horticultural Society - Annual Flower and Garden Show
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February

2nd  - 50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust (BNT)
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Hopefield Manor, Christ Church

5th  -

Laff It Off - More in de Mortar

(Show also runs 6th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 25th, 26th, 27th)
6th  - Open Garden (Mr & Mrs Rey Royer and Mr & Mrs Andrew Brewster)
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Laff It Off - More in de Mortar

9th  - 50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust (BNT)
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Porters Great House, St. James

12th  - Holetown Festival (celebrations run until 20th)
14th  - 50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust (BNT)
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Congo Road Plantation, St. Philip

20th  - Open Gardens - Mr. & Mrs. Peter Gilkes
 - Hike Barbados (Independence Square - Great Train Hike)
23rd  - 50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust (BNT)
 - Reed Court, Pine Hill, St. Michael
25th  - Agrofest (exhibition runs until 27th)
26th  - Sandy Lane Gold Cup
27th  - 50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust (BNT)
 - The Synagogue & Nidhe Israel Museum, Bridgetown, St. Michael
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March

2nd  - 50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust (BNT)
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Pollard's Mill, St. Philip

5th  -

Laff It Off - More in de Mortar

(Show also runs 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th)
 - Sandy Lane Gold Cup
 - Launch of Rihanna's Reb'l Fleur Perfume
9th  - 50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust (BNT)
 - Manager's House, Jordan's Plantation, St. George
14th  - Caribbean Tales Film Festival
(Show runs until 19th)
16th  - 50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust (BNT)
 - Foster's Lodge, St. George
19th  - Holders Season
(Show also runs 20th, 21st, 23rd, 25th, 26th, 28th, 30th and April 2nd)
21st  - NAPSAC Track and Field Schools Competition - Finals
23rd  - 50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust (BNT)
 - Chummery, Sandy Lane, St. James
26th  - Strictly Latin 2011 - Dance Competition
30th  - 50th Anniversary Open Houses - Barbados National Trust (BNT)
 - Wildey House, St. Michael (BNT Headquarters)
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April

8th  - 2011 Regional First Class Cricket - Finals
 - (Match runs until 11th)
16th  - Jazz at Holders
17th  - Oistins Fish Festival
 - (Festival also runs 20th, 21st, 23rd, 24th and 25th)
25th  - 7th Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival - Reggae Beach Party
27th  - 7th Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival - Vintage Reggae Show & Dance
28th International Cricket - 3rd ODI West Indies vs Pakistan
29th 7th Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival - Bajan Reggae Night
30th 7th Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival - Reggae Party Cruise
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May

1st  - 7th Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival - Reggae on the Hill
 - Grinding Canes at Morgan Lewis
2nd  - International Cricket - 4th ODI West Indies vs Pakistan
11th  - Polo Season - Telebarbados Challenge Trophy - Kenya vs Barbados
(Season also runs 13th and 15th)
16th  -  European Film Festival 2011
(Festival runs until 22nd)
22nd  - Ship Inn Fun Run
 - Barbados Gospelfest Awesome
(Gospelfest also runs 23rd, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th)
23rd  - Barbados Celtic Festival
(Festival runs until 29th)
 - Third Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase
(Showcase runs until June 10th)
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June

4th  - Motor Sport - SOL Rally Barbados
(Rally also runs until 5th)
10th  - British Airways Football Legends Invitational Tournament
(Tournament runs until 11th)
 - Barbados Manufacturer's Exhibition (BMEX)
(Exhibition runs until 13th)
12th  - Crop Over Festival
Calypso Tent - Cave Shepherd All Stars (Opening Night)
26th  - Fantasia Live In Concert
28th  - International Cricket (2nd Test West Indies vs India)
(Test Match runs until July 2nd)
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July

2nd  - Crop Over Festival
(BNB Opening Gala & Ceremonial Delivery of the Last Canes)
3rd  - Crop Over Festival (Bridgetown Alive Dooflicky)
 - Crop Over Festival (Heritage Tour)
7th  - Crop Over Festival (Tent Judging - Headliners)
8th  - Crop Over Festival (Tent Judging - Tomorrow's Children)
 - Crop Over Festival (Calypso Tent - Celebrity)
9th  - Crop Over Festival (Tent Judging - Bacchanal Time)
11th  - Crop Over Festival (Tent Judging - Tornadoes)
12th  - Crop Over Festival (Tent Judging - Celebrity)
13th  - Crop Over Festival (Tent Judging - House of Soca)
14th  - Crop Over Festival (Pan Fusion)
15th  - Crop Over Festival (Bridgetown Alive Pantabulous)
16th  - Crop Over Festival (Pan in de City)
17th  - Crop Over Festival (Pan Pun De Sand)
19th  - Crop Over Festival (Folk Choir Concert)
20th  - Crop Over Festival (Junior Monarch Lunchtime Concert)
 - Crop Over Festival (Gospel Concert)
21st  - Crop Over Festival (Read In!)
22nd  - Crop Over Festival (Pic-o-de-Crop Semi-Finals)
24th  - Crop Over Festival
(Soca Royale: Party Monarch & Sweet Soca Monarch Finals)
28th  - Crop Over Festival (Laff It Off - More in de Mortar)
 - Crop Over Festival (Calypso Tent - Bacchanal Time vs Best of Crop Over)
29th  - Crop Over Festival (Pic-O-De-Crop Finals)
 - Crop Over Festival (Bridgetown Market)
(Bridgetown Market runs until August 1st)
30th  - Crop Over Festival (Foreday Morning Jam)
31st  - Crop Over Festival (Cohobblopot)
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August

1st  - Crop Over Festival (Grand Kadooment Day) - Public Holiday
 - Crop Over Festival (Bridgetown Market)
5th  - Rihanna's LOUD Concert
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September

8th  - Moscow Ballet on Ice (Performances run until 11th)
Venue: Combermere School Auditorium, Waterford, St. Michael
Admission: TBA
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October

28th  - 2011 Caribbean Rum and Beer Festival
(Festival runs until 29th)
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November

18th  - Barbados Food & Wine & Rum Festival 2011
(Festival runs until 21st)
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