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Trooping of the Colour

Trooping of the Colour

The Sovereign’s birthday is officially celebrated by the ceremony of Trooping the Colour: 17 June 2017

Over 1400 officers and men are on parade, together with two hundred horses; over four hundred musicians from ten bands and corps of drums march and play as one.

Members of the public wishing to watch are advised to stand on The Mall or on the edge of St James’s Park overlooking Horse Guards (their view may be somewhat obscured by troops in this position) from 9.00am.

Buckingham Palace along The Mall to Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall and back again
Discover the event from the Baglioni Hotel London