Trooping the Colour

Military Parades The highlight for this month is Trooping the Colour on Saturday 17 June to celebrate the Queen’s official birthday. The ceremony dates back to at least the early 18th century when the colours (flags) of the battalion were carried (or ‘trooped’) down the ranks so that they could be seen and recognized by the soldiers. The Queen attends in a horse-drawn carriage and the regiments of the Household Division, her personal troops, parade in front of her. Over 1,400 soldiers are on parade, plus 200 horses and over 400 musicians. Rehearsals for the big day include the Major

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