Changing the Guard Schedule for London and Windsor

May 2018 Schedule


H.M. The Queen's Birthday Parade 
will be held on Saturday 9th June 2018
on Horse Guards Parade.

The Colour will be trooped by
1st. Battalion Coldstream Guards

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2018 London military events calendar

Tickets for the Colonel's Review and the Major General's Review
are still available for sale but applications into
The Queen's Birthday Parade ballot have now closed.

Go to to purchase tickets for the Reviews.

Reviews and Prices:

There are two reviews prior to the Queen's Birthday Parade:

Major General B. J. Bathurst CBE, General Officer Commanding London District and Major General Commanding the Household Division, will take the salute at
The Major General's Review on Saturday 26th May 2018
Lieutenant General Sir James Bucknall, Regimental Colonel, Coldstream Guards will take the salute at
The Colonel’s Review on Saturday 2nd June 2018

Ticket prices:
5.00 each for The Major General's Review
10.00 each for The Colonel's Review

Children must be in possession of a ticket.
There are limited wheelchair spaces for all the parades. Separate applications are required for this facility.
No refund can be given if the events are cancelled for reasons beyond the control of the organiser.

Dress Code:
The Queen's Birthday Parade
: Morning Dress, Lounge Dress, Lounge Suit or Jacket and Trousers, equivalent for the ladies (no denim). Military personnel may wear Ceremonial Day or other Service equivalent.
Colonel's Review: Lounge Suit or Jacket and Trousers, equivalent for the ladies (no denim).
Major General's Review: Smart Casual (no denim).
Hats are optional but recommended in the case of hot weather. 


The processions can also be viewed from The Mall. Events begin at approximately 10am.
The Queen's Birthday Parade is also broadcast live on BBC Television in the UK with the fly-past at 1pm.


Ceremonial Events Calendar
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