RBR Band a Hit in Colorado

Military musicians from the Royal Bermuda Regiment have wowed audiences at a major Highland festival and tattoo in Colorado.  And the RBR’s Director of Music Major Dwight Robinson was given the honour of taking the salute on Thursday night at the Long’s Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival at Estes Park by event president Dr James Durward.

RBR to Host Regimental Rumble

An international lineup of top military boxers is to be hosted by the Royal Bermuda Regiment later this month. Bermuda’s soldiers and local talent will take on airmen from the UK’s Royal Air Force, soldiers from the Jamaica Defence Force and officer cadets from the US Naval Academy in Maryland in two separate events.

RBR Welcomes Cup Match Chiefs

Cricket teams Somerset and St George’s put aside their rivalry to take the salute after the Royal Bermuda Regiment Band and Corps of Drums performed at Harbour Night in Hamilton.  Somerset Cricket Club president Alfred Maybury and St George’s vice-president Mishael Paynter joined RBR Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel David Curley at Wednesday night’s musical extravaganza and Beating the Retreat in Hamilton as his guests ahead of next week’s clash.

Young Tourist Beats the Bermuda Drum

A young musician on vacation on the island paid a dream visit to the Royal Bermuda Regiment’s Warwick Camp to see the Band and Corps of Drums tune up for a performance at Harbour Nights tonight/tomorrow (WEDS). Little James Grassick, aged 9, who plays for the Peebles Burgh Silver Band in Peebles in the Scottish Borders, was invited to see the soldiers practice after a chance meeting in Hamilton with a serving soldier.

Junior Leaders Head to UK

A group of 12 Royal Bermuda Regiment Junior Leaders at the weekend flew to Britain for two weeks of training and adventure.  The teenage soldiers will join the Combined Cadet Force from the Royal Hospital School Suffolk, England, for the two-week exercise in Lincolnshire, designed to test their skills and provide adventure training. 

RBR Funeral Honours For Larry Burchall

The Royal Bermuda Regiment was yesterday out in force for the funeral of former Regimental Sergeant Major and Captain Larry Burchall.  Mr Burchall, who went on to have a successful career in the media and as a social commentator, was laid to rest with full military honours.

Princess Royal Meets the RBR

The Princess Royal yesterday met soldiers from the Royal Bermuda Regiment as she toured the America’s Cup village.  The Royal visit came as the RBR’s biggest-ever deployment drew to a close with the final races of the competition.

In The Mood - 1988

We have made available the 1988 recording of "In The Mood" by the Bermuda Regiment Band thanks to the digital conversion of the original record by #blackstarsound.

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