Birthdays are big family events on Tristan da Cunha, and here we present photographic reports of recent celebrations.

Family News

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

Leon Glass's 40th Birthday

Photos from Kelly Green

Leon Glass celebrated his 40th birthday on Friday 1st April 2022 at the Prince Philip Hall.

The family also celebrated Rosslin Behrens 9th birthday on the same day in advance of her actual birthday in June.

The Prince Philip Hall located in the centre of the village was decorated for the event and family and friends spent the day preparing for guests arriving in the evening.

An enjoyable day was had by all to mark the special occasion.

Leon's birthday cake Leon, partner Stacey-Lee White and children Rosslin and Riley
Leon with parents Conrad and Sharon Glass Rosslin's 9th birthday cake
Leon with his grandmother Catherine Glass and aunt Gracie Glass Leon with his godmother Sheila Glass
Leon with his godparents (L-R): James Glass, Jack Green, Sheila Glass & Brenda Swain Leon with his partner and godchildren

Sheila Glass's 65th Birthday

Photos from Kelly Green

Sheila Glass celebrated her 65th birthday on Sunday 13th March 2022 at the Prince Philip Hall.  Sheila's actual birthday was on the 10th March.

Sheila had a wonderful day with friends and family.  

An array of cakes were made for the party and there were plenty of refreshments thoughout the day.

The islanders are excellent bakers and all cakes and savouries are made from raw ingredients, many recipes have been handed down from generations.


Right: Sheila's birthday cake beautifully decorated to mark her special day.

Photos above shows Sheila with her son Warren Glass and godchild Michelle Green
Sheila with her godchildren (L-R): Shane Green, George Swain, Leon Glass, Debbie Swain,
Donna Green & Amanda Swain

Jack Green's 70th Birthday

Photographs of Jack Green's 70th Birthday celebrations.
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Nancy Swain's 80th Birthday

Photographs of Nancy Swain's 80th Birthday celebrations.
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Dilys Green's 60th Birthday

Photographs of Dily Green's 60th Birthday celebrations.
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Leon Bredell's 60th Birthday

Photographs of Leon Bredell's 60th Birthday celebrations.
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Cliff Swain's 50th Birthday

Photographs of Cliff Swain's 50th Birthday celebrations.
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Ricky Swain's 50th Birthday

Photographs of Ricky Swain's 50th Birthday celebrations.
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