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 Island Culture

Poetry
Silma Duncan - Bequia's Poet Laureate
Richard Morris Dey  - From the Poetry Porch

Model Boats

Mauvin's Model Boat Shop
Address:
Port Elizabeth, Bequia
St. Vincent, W.I.

Tel: (784) 458-3669

Sargeant Bros. Model Boats
Address:
Port Elizabeth,
Bequia

St. Vincent, W.I.
Tel: (784) 458-3344

Offering authentically detailed wooden boats by craftsmen, that carry on in miniature the Bequia boat building tradition. They can also create a model from photos or plans, even creating HMY Britannia for presentation to the Queen on her visit in 1985. Not to be missed!

Music
**SVG Carnival **

St. Vincent and the Grenadines National Anthem

 "Only in Bequia" - by Socony
 Windows Media 1.6MB

There are a number of good Bequia bands like Farine, The Elite Steel Band, The Country Relatives and the local string band - J.Gool & De Real Ting - who perform at various venues around the island almost every week. Check "Bequia This Week" , an informative weekly newsletter courtesy of Outhouse Graphics (pdf). Other acts like Kool Runnings, Twilight, Colin Peters & Brown Sugar, The Bequia Blues Band, and Socony, round out the musical offerings.

Publications

"Bequia Sweet, Sweet" - Pat Mitchell

"Bequia Reflections" - Julie Savage Lea

Sailors Guide to the Windward Islands
by Chris Doyle

The Complete Diving Guide: The Caribbean
(Vol. 1) Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Grenada, Tobago, Barbados

by Colleen Ryan, Brian Savage
 

Books of Poetry by Silma Duncan

IMRAY Nautical Charts of the Southern Caribbean

Scrimshaw Art in Bequia By Norma Faria (Caribbean Compass March 1998)

Galleries
Claude Victorine's Art Gallery Lower Bay
paintings on silk by Claude, watercolors by Louloune
Spring Pottery & Studio is moving to Level contact Mike & Maggie
Oasis Art Gallery - Pt. Elizabeth contact L.D. Lucy

featuring model boats-that-sail, paintings by LD Lucy, prints and island souvenirs

The Banana Patch Studio - Paget Farm
Sam McDowell offering scrimshaw  knives, paintings of whaling & Bequia
 
Jolie Gallery

Prints of original paintings by Julie Savage Lea

 

History
Gem of the Antilles (from Argon Limited)

"ALONE IN THE CARIBBEAN" Frederic A. Fenger (1917)
A Tribute to Athneal Ollivierre by Horace Beck (Caribbean Compass August 2000)
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Genealogy Research

 

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