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37th Anniversary of the Independence of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas

On Saturday, 10 July 2010, Bahamians everywhere will observe the 37th anniversary of the Independence of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas. In London, staff of the Bahamas High Commission, Bahamas Tourist Office and the Bahamas Maritime Authority, along with Bahamian nationals and Friends, attended Choral Evensong at Westminster Abbey on Thursday, 8th July 2010, at 5pm. The Dean of the Abbey had invited High Commissioner Farquharson to read the second lesson.

The High Commissioner and Mrs. Farquharson were also pleased to extend an invitation to nationals to celebrate the occasion by attending an "Independence Party" at Bahamas House on Friday, 9 July 2010, beginning at 6:30pm.  Photos of the event will be available on this website soon.

The High Commission and other Bahamas Government agencies in London will be observing the national holiday on Monday, 12 July 2010.