News and Events

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers to march through Ashington for St George’s Day Parade

5 FUSILIERS will celebrate St George’s Day 2024 whilst also exercising their freedom of Northumberland with a special church service and parade through the streets of Ashington on Saturday 20th April 2024.

St George's Day and 350th Anniversary Parade - 20 April 24 - Ashington

A special parade will take place on Saturday 20 April in Ashington to celebrate St George's Day and commemorate the 350th anniversary of the Fifth of Foot, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers.

Street renamed in memory of Sergeant Simon Valentine

A street renaming ceremony took place in Bedworth recently to honour Sergeant Simon Valentine of 2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusiliers who was killed whilst serving in Afghanistan in 2009.

109th Anniversary 1st Battle of the Marne

Some 20 years ago the French organisers of the Marne battle annual commemoration invited all regiments who were part of the British Expeditionary Force in 1914 - The Old Contemptibles - to join them. Only the Fusiliers replied and have gone ever since. All four of our antecedent regiments were part of the BEF and fought at Mons.

God Save the King – Fusiliers involvement in the coronation of King Charles III

A quick interview with Captain Jordan Whiteman who was part of the Fusiliers marching contingent in the Coronation of King Charles III on Saturday 6th May 2023.

St George's Day & Gallipoli 2023

Last weekend was a busy one for the Regiment with a St George's Day Parade in Morpeth on 22nd April and Gallipoli Commemorations in Bury on 23rd April. Crowds gathered to see representatives from 5 Fusiliers, Cadets and Veterans march through the streets of both towns.

Celebrations and commemorations

A special weekend of celebrations and commemorations will take place on the 22nd & 23rd April for St George's Day in Morpeth, Northumberland and Gallipoli in Bury.

Fusiliers Connect goes live

Fusiliers Connect is now live! After months of hardwork our new Web-App - Fusiliers Connect is live! With peer support and in-person engagement at its core, Fusiliers Connect will serve and support Serving and Reservists, Veterans and Cadets as well as partners and their families.