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Agenda


What We Have Planned?

The Pilgrimage agenda is still under development and will be finalized a month before the event. However, the main activities under discussion and consideration are presented below.

MONDAY

MAY 6, 2024​

All Day

Arrival in Barbados

There will be private after-hours events during the Pilgrimage which will be announced on the participants' Group Chat

TUESDAY

MAY 7, 2024​

Registration - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tour - 12:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Reception - 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Registration

Island Tour, including significant history of the Liberia Migration

Welcome Reception hosted by the Government of Barbados + Welcome Packages for participants

WEDNESDAY

MAY 8, 2024

Workshop - 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Lunch - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Museum - 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Genealogy Workshop hosted at the Department of Archives, allows participants to learn of and trace their families’ ancestry and to share testimonies of their families’ emigration and life experiences in Liberia.

Lunch

Visit to Barbados Museum

THURSDAY

MAY 9, 2024​

Stories - 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Lunch - 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Market - 1:30PM - 5:30 PM

Screening - 6:00PM - 7:30 PM

Many Lives, One Story: Open Mic Interactive living history session AND How We Got Here? - The PORTE Family Story, sharing testimonies of our families’ emigration experiences, reconnecting today and perspectives on future ties.

Lunch

Market Place, Pelican Craft Village


Film Screening of "The Children of Lemongrass Street & Barbadians in Liberia"

FRIDAY

MAY 10, 2024​

Ceremony & Factory - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Fish Fry - 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

159th Brig Cora Liberia Arrival Comemorative Ceremony & pouring of libation

Visit to Four Square Rum Factory & Museum

Oistins Friday Night Fish Fry, arrive early to catch the sunset.

SATURDAY

MAY 11, 2024​

All Day

Catamaran Cruise

SUNDAY

MAY 12, 2024​

Breakfast - 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Fellowship - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Lunch - 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

• Farewell Breakfast and the awarding of certificates of attendance

Church Fellowship


Farewell Lunch: Bajan Culinary Experience at Barclay Park

MONDAY

MAY 13, 2024​

Departures