Changing the Guard

About Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace

Coldstream Guards
Buckingham Palace, London, SW1A 1AA

Watching Changing the Guard

Where are the best places to watch the Changing of the Guard?

Ceremonial Events

The Queen's Life Guard
The Queen’s Life Guard

The Queen’s Life Guard is provided by men of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment at Horse Guards.

Trooping the Colour
Trooping the Colour

How to get tickets and what you can see at The Queen’s Birthday Parade.

Band of the Grenadier Guards
Beating Retreat

The Household Division’s Beating Retreat is a colourful pageant of military music and precision drill