Baxterbear was TREEKLED to perform in the British Military Tournament 2013, formerly the Royal Tournament, in front of HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and his guest, former England captain and Manchester United winger David Beckham. Baxterbear performed again in front of 50000 spectators, at Earls Court, London to see the spectacular show. HRH Prince William was presented with a Baxterbear for his son, Prince George, and Baxterbear was featured in Hello!, International Magazine of the Year, on 30th December 2013 with him! Prince William spoke about Baxterbear saying “A snoozy bear, how appropriate. That will go down very well”. David Beckham’s children were given their own Baxterbears and his 9 Philosophies.
“A snoozy bear, how appropriate. That will go down very well”
HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
Baxterbear was also the official mascot for the fourth British Military Tournament in 2012. Formerly known as the Royal Tournament, Baxterbear has been in several acts at each BMT. Baxterbear also had to learn to become an excellent horse rider! Baxterbear rode on two Horses, in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh to mark the 2012 Diamond Jubilee celebrations. The British Military Tournament 2012 celebrated the life and times of Her Majesty The Queen.
The British Military Tournament is an unforgettable and breathtaking opportunity to marvel at the skills and precision of the British Armed Forces. Bringing together the best elements from the world-famous Royal Tournament into a dazzling 21st century Arena production, this unmissable show is the largest display of military theatre anywhere in the world.