Bicentenary Weekend Events Programme Released

The Ascension Island Government has released an events programme for the Bicentenary weekend, from 22-25 October 2015. Thursday 22 October commemorates the actual anniversary of the garrisoning of Ascension 200 years ago. Friday 23 October has been designated by the Administrator as an additional Public Holiday to mark the occasion.
Thursday 22 October

From 21:00                             Dance the Night Away in Georgetown Square

 

Friday 23 October – BANK HOLIDAY

11:00                                      Flag raising ceremony

13:30                                      Fun Day at Long Beach

18:00 – 20:00                          Sundowners at Long Beach

 

Saturday 24 October

10:00 – 12:00                       Bicentenary Walk on Green Mountain

13:00                                   US Base Extravaganza

17:30                                   Bicentenary Park official opening and Beating the Retreat

21:00 – 01:30                       Party in the Park

 

Sunday 25 October 2015

10:30 – 11:30                     Bicentenary Church Service

14:00 – 16:00                     Treasure Trail

19:00 – 21:00                     Grand finale at Fort Thornton with music and fireworks