Author: Samantha Kirton

float foto 3. RMS St Helena

27 May St Helena’s Day 2016

This year a bank holiday was granted for St Helena’s Day (21 May), which fell on a Saturday, with festivities taking place on Friday 20 May. The island marked 514 years since being discovered by Galician navigator Joao de Nova and this year turned out...

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05 May Remembering Napoleon

On this day (5 May) in 1821 the French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte died in exile at Longwood House on St Helena. This is marked annually with a “Moment de Memoire” at his Tomb in Sane Valley, which this year took place on Sunday 1 May. Father...

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