News about and from the Tristan da Cunha community both on the island and overseas.

Summer Swain's 1st Birthday

Photos from mum Conchita Repetto

Summer celebrated her 1st birthday on Wednesday the 18th May at 17:00 at the Prince Philip Hall. She had a lovely party with her family and friends who brought her lots of gifts. There were refreshments and a large buffet of homemade goodies that were enjoyed by all.

Summer Swain and her family

Summer Swain and family (L-R): Uncle Ramon Repetto and Grandparents Neil Swain,
Summer with parents Wayne & Conchita, Jill Repetto & Noelene Swain.

Summer Swain and her parents Talk: Janine
Parents Wayne Swain & Conchita Repetto. Summer's birthday cake.

Slides: Tristanians take Action

Godparents L-R: Ramon Repetto, Jamie Glass, Graham Rogers, Matthew Green, Leo Glass, Jonathan Repetto,
Damian Swain, Julian Repetto, Simon Glass, Larry Swain, Wayne, Summer and Conchita, Shirley Squibb,
Stephanie Glass, Glenda Rogers, Michelle Green, Shannon & Leanne Swain.
Absent: Kelly Swain, Riaan, Eugene, Dean & Jose Repetto, Kimberley Green and Trevor Glass

Seren Green's 1st Birthday

Photos from Kelly Green

Seren Green's 1st birthday was on the 6th June 2022.

Celebrations were held together with Serens's sister Savanna's birthday on Friday 27th May 2022 at the Prince Philip Hall.

The party took place from 17:30 to 20:00 local time. Family and friends arrived with gifts much to the delight of the children and were treated to refreshments and a beautiful buffet selection throughout the evening.

Right: Seren and Savanna with grandparents Jack and Cynthia Green
Seren with his parents Shane and Kelly Green and sister Savanna The wonderful birthday cakes made by Sasha Green
Seren with his godparents: L to R: Danny Swain, Clifton Repetto, Kieran Glass, Andrew Green, Cedric Swain, Leo Glass, Lynette Green, Caryn Green, Natalie Swain holding Seren, Samantha Swain and Rachel Green

Birth of Liam Herbert Glass

Photo from Rachel Green

We are pleased to announce the birth of Liam Herbert Glass on Monday the 6th June 2022 to proud parents Rachel Green and Leo Glass.

Liam who weighed 3.16kg (6lb 15oz) at birth was born at Camogli Healthcare Centre on Tristan, both mother and baby are doing well.

Wonderful new addition to the family and the community as a whole.

Beautiful photo of baby Liam taken by his mum Rachel

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

The Tristan community celebrated the Queen's Platinum Jubilee on the 2nd June 2022 with a reception and the lighting of a beacon.
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Tristan to Participate in The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons

The Tristan da Cunha community will proudly participate in The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Beacons and Associated Activities on 2nd June 2022.
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2022 Annual Gathering

Report on the 2022 Annual Gathering in Southampton, where members socialised, watched films, and visited stalls. Andrew Callender gave a talk on the Gough Island Restoration Programme 2021.
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Next Annual Gathering

The next Tristan da Cunha Association Annual Gathering is being planned for Saturday 15th April 2023 in Southampton.
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'Nothing Can Stop Us' Book Update

Available on-line or in Hampshire and Somerset shops
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Wedding of Philip Mansell and Desiree Repetto

Desiree Repetto married Philip Mansell in St Mary's Church on 19th March 2022.
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