St. Christopher, the first Caribbean island to be permanently settled by both the English and the French (who shared the island between 1627 and 1713 ), was a model and a springboard for English and French colonialism in the Caribbean and elsewhere.
Second Annual Brimstone Hill Emancipation Festival, Calling All From Poets to Cooks

Striving to Educate While Eradicating the Stigma of Slavery

Calling all of our creative and talented people, whether are a singer, poet, dancer, musician, dramatist, mime or cook. Brimstone Hill is calling you, to its SECOND ANNUAL EMANCIPATION FESTIVAL! Mark the date, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th August 2014. Register now to avoid disappointment, if you are performing song or spoken word your typed lyrics must be presented to the Brimstone Hill Society no later than Wednesday 6th August.

We are also seeking at least five persons to participate in a new event at the festival, the first ever Coal Pot Cook-Off. If you can cook, love to cook and compete, then come and show off your culinary creativity and ingenuity but you must also register by no later than Wednesday 6th August.

You may register by calling 465-2609 or sending an e-mail to Alternatively, you can drop by our offices at Matheson House, Taylor's Range, Basseterre or at the Hill to register, whichever is more convenient.

Cameron St. Pierre Gill, MA
General Manager
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Society



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