44th East Essex Regiment of Foot
One of Wellington’s Finest!
This is our programme for the year.
Amendments are always possible, but we will of course keep you updated on any changes.
Sunday 26th March Tilbury Fort
Regimental training Day
Sat/Sun April 8/9 -
Bury St Edmunds -
Sat/Sun May 6 &7 -
Living history in support of the Shotley Pier heritage appeal. The 44th are garrisoning Shotley Gate to guard the French POWs who are incarcerated in the prison hulks off-
Sat/Sun/Mon (BH) May 27-
Hole Park, Ashford, Kent -
Largest Napoleonic Living History and Battle weekend planned in the UK for 2017.
Sat/Sun June 3&4 -
The 44th in recruitment and training camp before returning to service overseas. Living History and Drill weekend
Fri/Sat/Sun June 30/July 1 & 2 Chalk Valley Living history Festival
Chalk Valley, Dorset -
Sat July 8 -
Burghley House Battle Prom Concert
Sat July 22 -
Blenheim Palace Battle Prom Concert
Fri July 28 -
Living history encampment (TBC)
Sat/Sun August 12/13 -
Living History in support of the heritage open days at the Depot. One of the few remaining original
“Napoleonic” military sites in the Country. Built in response to Napoleon’s threatened invasion.
Sat/Sun/Mon August 26-
One of the largest Multi-
Sat/Sun September 21-
Living History,encampment and action -
Events Diary -
|Battle Honours 2nd batallion|
|Battle Honours 1st Batallion|
|to the Drums|
|to the Colours|
|Non Combatants & Camp Followers|
|Associations & Affiliations|
|Links & Acknowledgements|
|A Waterloo Story|