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St Helena alphabet poster

An A to Z of St Helena

Saints Robin and Emma-Jane Richards have created a fabulous tribute to St Helena with an Alphabet Poster, an A to Z homage to the island’s attractions. We asked them how they came up with the idea… You’ve created an amazing St Helena Alphabet Poster, can you tell us a little bit about what inspired you to <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/an-a-to-z-of-st-helena/">Read More</a>

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Christmas carol singing on St Helena

Christmas on St Helena

Christmas is a wonderful time of year on St Helena.  Hundreds of Saints return from Ascension, the Falkland Islands and the UK to enjoy a summer Christmas at home on their small island. The month of December is jammed with carol singers, good food and school advent services in the various churches around the island. <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/christmas-on-st-helena/">Read More</a>

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Christopher Pickard

Meet the new Director of Tourism, Christopher Pickard

Christopher Pickard was appointed Director of Tourism for St Helena in August and arrived on island from the UK in October. This week we chat to him about his first impressions and future plans… You recently arrived on St Helena to take up the post of Director of Tourism, what were your first impressions? I <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/meet-the-new-director-of-tourism-christopher-pickard/">Read More</a>

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Napoleon arrives at Longwood House

Napoleon’s move to Longwood House

It was exactly 200 years ago today, on 10 December 1815 that Napoleon and his household moved from The Briars to take up residence in Longwood House. A milestone that was marked with a short re-enactment with our very own Napoleon, Merrill Joshua. Having arrived on St Helena on 15 October, Napoleon was originally housed at Briars <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/napoleons-move-to-longwood-house/">Read More</a>

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Airport terminal building

Fine tuning for Airport Project, latest update

Following the first phase of the audits for certification of St Helena Airport at the beginning of November the St Helena Airport Programme Board has recommended that it will be necessary to grant a short period of additional time in order to fine tune the operational readiness of St Helena Airport. Feedback received from the <a class="read-more-link" href="http://sthelenatourism.com/fine-tuning-for-airport-project-latest-update/">Read More</a>

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