Maltese resist the French soldiers in 1798 - re-enacted at Fort St. ElmoRecall the end of the 18th Century. The fall of the Ottoman Empire has left the Knights of St John in Malta without a purposeful enemy, and its reason for being turns solely to policing the Mediterranean, keeping its seas clear from Barbary Corsairs. Its once glorious military prowess is something of the past. On the mainland, the French Revolution has changed the political state of Europe.Britian and France have been, for a while, the great powers of Europe, with Austria, Prussia and Russia following close behind. Interest has leagued France against the other four. Rivlary of power and commerce often set them at variance, and they saught to weaken and plunder each other. All Europe trembled before Napoleon’s might. Although England ruled the waves, the French navy was slowly becoming a force to be reckoned with.And on the 9th June 1798, the French fleet is sighted on the Maltese horizon…
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Spring Fête by Din l-Art Ħelwa with HRGM’s participation

Din l-Art Ħelwa is pleased to announce this year’s edition of the Spring Fête which will be held on Sunday, 7th May, (10.00-15-00), at the Msida Bastion Historic Garden.

This is an extraordinary hidden garden quoted on National Geographic’s Intelligent Travel Blog as being ‘One of the Five Most Beautiful Cemeteries in Europe’. Come along and enjoy an occasion for family fun. The Historical Re-Enactment Group of Malta will be present in their Napoleonic period military and civilian costumes.

There will be flower and cakes stalls as well as used books and bric-a-brac. Children will be entertained to the bouncing castle and to face painting, between 11.00am and 13.00pm, and meanwhile refreshments, home made cakes and marmalades will be available for sale. Great prizes will be raffled.

Entry is €2 for adults, children under 12 come in free.
This is a fundraising activity to support the costs of maintaining this extraordinary site so significant in Malta’s history.

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Malta Regency Week-end 2016 held


The participants of the Malta Regency Week-end 2016 at Dingli Cliffs.

The Malta Regency Week-end 2016 was successfully held on the 22-24 April with  a jam-packed three days of dancing in historical attire.

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HRGM at Waterloo 2015


The HRGM French and British Units participated in Waterloo 2015 and return in full glory from the historic event! See what they were up to here.

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Waterloo – The Movie (1970)

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Medieval Mdina – HRGM is taking part


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