Free Concert For Regiment’s 50th Anniversary

April 3, 2015

The Bermuda Regiment 50th Anniversary [BR50] Committee invites members of the public to join the Band of the Bermuda Regiment and other community bands and musicians from 3:00pm on Sunday, April 12, for a Reunion Concert to mark the Bermuda Regiment’s fifty years of service.

“This event is hosted by courtesy of His Excellency Mr George Fergusson and Mrs Fergusson in the picturesque gardens of Government House, offering great entertainment for the whole family,” the Regiment said.

“The North Village Community Band, the Somerset Brigade Band, the Bermuda Islands Pipe Band, the Bermuda Chamber Choir, the Bermuda Youth Orchestra and members of the Warwick Academy Orchestra will perform.”

“Attendees must obtain free tickets in advance at www.bdatix.bm and are encouraged to carpool. Access to the grounds of Government House is by the North Shore Gate only. Gates open at 1:30pm with limited parking provided within the grounds.

“Concertgoers are welcome to bring their own baskets, blankets and chairs. Refreshments will also be on sale. Limited seating will be provided for seniors.

“In the event of inclement weather, please listen to media messages or look for posted signs which will indicate whether the concert has been moved indoors to the Ruth Seaton James Auditorium.”

BR50 Committee Chair Stephen Caton said: “It is a thrill for us to bring this free concert to the people of Bermuda as part of our year-long celebrations marking the historic and significant role the Regiment has played within our community. We encourage everyone to reunite with us.”

Governor George Fergusson, who is Commander-in-Chief of the Bermuda Regiment noted: “Mrs Fergusson and I are pleased to host this Reunion concert in the grounds of Government House.

“We are grateful for the support of the community bands and organisations who have joined in with this first event in 2015 marking the Regiment’s 50th birthday. I also thank the BR50 Committee and the Regiment for organising this special event.”

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