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The Queen's Birthday Parade
Trooping the Colour
What would be the most splendid and the brightest event in London? Sure, it's Queens birthday, is the most spectacular of London's annual traditions, yes, it has become a tradition, maybe more beloved by travellers. You will see foot Guards and Household Cavalry , that will be fun not only for you but also for your kids, Trooping the Colour is a military tradition that dates back to the early eighteenth century.
Actually the Sovereign's official birthday is on the 21st of April, but it's traditionally been held in June to try and enjoy better weather! The tradition dates back in 18th Century, when the flags of the battalion were carried down the ranks so that they could be seen and recognized by the soldiers. If you are wondering about how the Queen will attend her own birthday celebration, here is some description, The Queen comes in a horse-drawn carriage and the regiments of the Household Division, her personal troops, parade in front of her.
Once you get in London, it's an impression itself, plus the bright parade that you will experience, with over 1400 soldiers and 200 horses, and over 400 musicians. If you are willing to watch it all from closer , the tickets you suppose to buy before, they are available also for general public, but they should be made in January and February only. 15th of June , be prepared for the brightest celebration in history.
The Queen's Birthday Parade, the Queen will ride in a carriage back to Buckingham Palace at the head of her Guards, before taking the salute at the Palace from a dais. And afterwords Her Majesty will join the other members of Royal family.