Events

1986 First ad-hoc re-enactment events at Coalhouse Fort.  
1988 Firing display at Essex History Fair held at Tilbury Fort, Essex.
Organised Artillery Rally at Coalhouse Fort.
 
1989 Organised Artillery Rally at Coalhouse Fort.  
1990 Took 25pdr gun to Dunkirk 50th anniversary commemoration at Dover.
Organised Artillery Rally at Coalhouse Fort.
 
1991 Firing display, Essex history Fair at Maldon.
Organised Artillery Rally, Coalhouse Fort.
Static display at MVT East of England Show, won 1st prize for Best Artillery.
Firing display – 1st artillery event at Fort Nelson, new Royal Armouries base.
Firing display at RAF Museum, Hendon.
 
1992 Organised Artillery Rally, Coalhouse Fort.
Firing display at Fort Nelson.
Living history and firing display at Battle Abbey, Sussex.
Firing display 1st MVT Essex branch rally at Tilbury Fort.
 
1993 Firing display - Essex History Fair at Waltham Abbey – next to the Gun Powder Mills! 
First European trip – living history - Abbeville, France.
Static display – Steam Extravaganza – Rettendon, Essex.
Firing display at the White Cliff‘s Experience.
Firing display at Fort Nelson
Living history and firing display 2nd MVT Essex branch rally at Tilbury Fort
Firing display at Dover Castle.
 
1993 – 1994 Living history display – D-Day commemorations – Arromanches.
Firing display – Nijgmergen, Holland.
Living history and firing display – Kenilworth Castle.
Living history and firing display – Dover Castle.
Living history and firing display 3rd MVT Essex branch rally at Tilbury Fort.
 
1995 Living history and firing display 4th MVT Essex branch rally at Tilbury Fort.
Living history and firing display at Kentwell Hall Re-visited event.
Living history and firing display, Dover Castle.
Living history – opening launch of Dover Castle‘s underground hospital.
Firing display – Coalhouse fort.
Display Bethune, France.
Display for Logistics regiment at Guilford.
Firing display – VE Weekend at Coalhouse Fort.
Firing display – VE Weekend New Tavern Fort, Kent.
Firing display – VE Weekend Dover Castle.
 
1996 Living history and firing display – Dover 96 Military event.
Living history and firing display – Bussum, Holland.
Living history and firing display – Battle Abbey, Sussex.
Living history and firing display – Kirby Hall, Northants.
Living history and firing display, Audley End House, Essex.
 
1997 Living history – re-opening of White Cliff‘s Experience, Dover, Kent.
Garrison moves to Tilbury Fort!
 
1998 checking archives  
1999 checking archives  
2000 checking archives  
2001 checking archives  
2002 Living history and firing events at Tilbury Fort.
Living history and arena display, Army 2002, Larkhill RA Camp.
Living history and firing display, Kirby Hall.
Living history and firing display, 1st Military Odyssey, Detling events.
Firing display, Waltham Abbey Gunpowder Mills.

Detling '02
2003 Display at North Somerset Museum, Weston-super-mare.
BBC Filming of restoration at Coalhouse Fort
5 living history and firing displays at Tilbury Fort.
Living history Ď1940‘ Blue Bell Railway Line.
Living history, Coalhouse Fort. Living history and firing display, Aldershot Museum and Military Tattoo.
Firing display, War & peace Show, Beltring, Kent.
Living history and firing display, Blenheim Palace.
Living history and firing display, 2nd Military Odyssey, Detling.

Aldershot LH '03
2004 Display at North Somerset Museum, Weston-super-mare.  
Display at Thurrock Museum, Essex.
BBC filming, D-Day to Berlin at Coalhouse Fort, Essex.
Living history display Vittoriosa, Malta

Malta '04
2005 15th February 06 North Somerset Museum
26th/27th February Tilford 43rd Div Training Weekend
27th-28th March Fort Nelson Firing Display
9th-10th April Firepower Museum Woolwich
7th May VE Day Celebrations Bristol 
5th to 10th May Jersey Islands Event
21st 22nd  43rd Division Reunion Longleat
5th June  Tilbury Fort, Garrison life / early VE/VJ event
23rd 24th 25th June, The Big Kemble Airfield Display
2nd-3rd July VE/VJ Day Celebrations Blackpool
9th 10th July  VE/VJ Day Celebrations  St James's London
20th -24th July Beltring
13/14th August Aldershot Museum Event
27th 28th 29th August - Detling
21st to 30th September Malta

Jersey '04
Keith Brigstock
Steven Burnside
2006 16th February 06 North Somerset, Museum
18th 19th February MVT Event at Firepower Woolwich 2 Guns Firing
8th 9th April  Big Opening Event at Firepower, Woolwich 4 Guns Firing
14th-17th April, Fort Nelson, Jungle and Ack Ack
6th-8th May Waltham Abbey Gun Powder Mills, One Gun Display
20th/21st May Gathering of Eagles, Aldbourne, Wilts Searchlighs Display
23rd 24th 25th June, The Big Kemble, Airfield Display, Ack Ack Display
19th - 23rd July War and Peace, Beltring 3 Guns Firing display
13/14th August, EH Kelmarsh Hall, 1 Gun, 2 Searchlights, Field Kitchen and Ops Room
26th 27th 28th August - Military Odyssey Detling, 4 Guns arena Display
2nd to 3rd September, Oxburgh Hall. Norwich
27th September to 4th October, Malta, AFM Open Day
12th November, East Ham Remembrance Day. Two Guns Firing 2 minutes Silence

North Somerset Museum
Jonathon Catton
2007 9th February, North Somerset Museum, Weston-super-mare.
17th 18th March, Fd Gun Training Weekend Tilbury Fort
6th -9th April, Fort Nelson, Ack Ack Display
18th - 24th April, 25pdr Live Firing Ireland
5th 7th May, National History Show
5th 7th May, Gun Powder Mills, One Gun Display
19th 20th May, Nuclear Bunker, One Gun Display
26th - 27th May, Gunners Farewell to Woolwich, 4 Guns and Searchlight.
2nd -3rd June, RAF Hendon Museum, Ack Ack and Fd Kitchen
9th - 10th June, Norte Fort Weymouth, Ack Ack and Fort Defence
23rd 24th June, Gun Powder Mills, One Gun Display
23rd 24th June, Charlton House 1812 Overture with the Band of the Royal Artillery
16th 17th July, Colchester Military Tattoo, One Gun Display
18th - 22nd July, War and Peace Show Beltring, 4 Guns Firing Salute
4th August, Army Training Regiment Pirbright Open Day, 2 Guns Firing Display
11th 12th August, EH Kelmarsh Hall, 2 Guns, Ops Room, Field Kitchen & First Aid
25th - 27th August, Old Sarum Salisbury, Ops Room and Searchlight Display.
30th August, Open Day Tilbury Fort, One Gun Firing.
8th September, Tilbury Fort, One Gun Firing.
9th September, Coal House Fort, One Gun Firing to start a Marathon.
29th September, The 4 Battalion Mercian Regiment, Sgts Mess 1940s Day and Dance
29th 30th September, Wimpole Hall Cambridgeshire, Field Kitchen
11th November, East Ham Remembrance Day. One Gun Firing 2 minutes Silence
17th November, Herts & Essex Shooting Assoc One day, One Gun Firing.
29th December, Watercress Line Railway, meet and greet members

I’m Middle Class and I look up to him as he's Upper Class and down on him as he is Lower Class.
"I know my place"
Rodney Ulrich
Keith Brigstock
George  Vosoust
2008    
2009    
2010

2nd-4th April, Garrison Training Weekend, Tilbury Fort, Essex
1st-3rd May, 'Route to Victory', Ramsbury, Wiltshire

24th-27th  May, Eton College Tattoo
17th-18th July, Kelmarsh Festival of History

21st-25th July, The War and Peace Show, Beltring, Kent
31st July-1st August, Larkhill, Wiltshire
17-19, September, Operations Room, The Goodwood Revival, Sussex
17th October, El Alamein Commemoration, St Mary's Church, Andover, Hants,


 
2011

22 & 23rd January, ATS Training Weekend at Larkhill

25th February, North Somerset Museum

5th & 6th March, Gun Number Ones' and Officers' Training Weekend, Larkhill

25th March, one gun-set firing, Boscombe Down Officers' Mess, Wiltshire

9th & 10th April, Training Weekend, Tilbury Fort, Essex

22nd-25th April, Normandy Training Weekend, Larkhill, Wiltshire

25th April, Coalhouse Fort, Essex

29th April, 21-Gun Salute for the Royal Wedding, Buckingham

29th April, Royal Wedding shoot, Tilbury, Essex

30th April to 2nd May, Gunpowder Mills, Essex

21st & 22nd May, Bunker Bash 2011, Essex

30th & 31st May, Eton College Tattoo

2nd-7th June, D-Day Commemoration with the Gold Beach Project, Tilly-sur-Seulles, Normandy

11th & 12th June, Wiltshire Agricultural Preservation Group Show, Oare, Wiltshire

25 June, Armed Forces Day, Littlehampton, Sussex

9th & 10th July, Ponderosa War Weekend, Yorkshire

16th July, firing for the 1812 Overture, Leeds Castle, Kent

17th July, Bristol Archaeology Day

19th-24th July, War and Peace Show, Beltring, Kent

23rd July, British Legion's 'Party on the Hill', Wiltshire

6th & 7th August, Damyns Hall, Essex

3rd & 4th September, The Victory Show, Leicestershire

10th & 11th September, Rufford Abbey, Nottinghamshire

16th-18th September, Operations Room, The Goodwood Revival, Sussex

16th October, El Alamein Commemoration, Enham Alamein, Hampshire

3rd December, Blitz Christmas and Jingle Bell Jive, National Army Museum, London

4th December, Garrison AGM - National Army Museum, London

16th December, Honourable Artillery Company Winter Ball, Armoury House, London


"Three Men in a Boat"?
Victory Show '11
2012

6 to 9 April, Fort Liezele, Belgium

5 to 7 May, Gunpowder Mills, Essex

25 to 27 May, Wheels and Wings, Elvington, Yorkshire

1 June, Eton College

4 June, Coombe Hill, Wendover, Buckinghamshire

22 to 24 June, The Yorkshire Wartime Weekend, nr Bradford, Yorkshire

23 & 24 June, Wartime in the Vale, National MVT Show, Evesham, Worcestershire

30 June & 1 July, Armed Forces' Day, Andover, Hampshire

14 July, Leeds Castle, Kent

18 to 22 July, War & Peace Show, Kent

11 & 12 August, Wings & Wheels', Ursel Airfield, Belgium

24 to 27 August, Pendennis Castle, Cornwall

1 & 2 September, Rufford Abbey, Nottinghamshire

14 to 16 September, The Goodwood Revival, Sussex

15 & 16 September, 21-Gun Salute, Hyde Park, Leeds, Yorkshire

29 September, 14 Rgt Family Day, Larkhill, Wiltshire

20 & 21 October, El Alamein 70th Anniversary Commemoration, Enham Alamein, Hampshire

24 November, Tilbury Fort, Essex

 
2013

15 February, North Somerset Museum, Weston-super-Mare

29-31 March, Garrison Training Weekend, Larkhill, Wiltshire

6-7 April, Explosion! Museum of Naval Firepower, Gosport, Hampshire

5-6 May, Maritime Festival, Southampton Eastern Docks, Hampshire

28 May, Eton College Tattoo

8-9 June, Wiltshire Steam & Vintage Rally, Oare, Wiltshire

22-23 June, Wartime in the Vale, Evesham, Worcestershire

29-30 June,  Armed Forces Day, Trowbridge, Wiltshire

5-7 July, Yorkshire Wartime Experience, Bradford, Yorkshire

13 July, Leeds Castle, Kent

17-21 July, War and Peace Show, Kent

27 July,  Officers' Mess Summer Ball, Winterbourne Gunner, Wiltshire

2-4 August, Military & Flying Machines Show, Damynís Hall, Essex

10-11 August, Brodsworth Hall, Doncaster, Yorkshire

31 August,  Tall Ships Race, Woolwich, London

13-15 September, Goodwood Revival, Sussex

3-9 October,  Malta

8-9 December, Garrison Christmas Party and AGM