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Military Events & Parades

Our favourite military museums are the Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast. Our favourite ceremony is the Ceremony of the Keys, but most tourists will want to see Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace. Search for military events today, military events tomorrow, military events this weekend, military events in June and military events in July

June 2024Foe To Friend The British Army In Germany Since 1945

Foe to Friend - The British Army in Germany since 1945 The National Army Museum will explore the lives of soldiers serving in Germany after WWII

Walking Tour Churchill and London in WW2

Walking Tour: Winston Churchill and World War II Explore the locations most associated with Winston Churchill during the Blitz and World War II

VIP Tower of London and Crown Jewels Tour with Private Beefeater Meet & Greet

Tower of London Tour + Meet & Greet with a Beefeater Have a private audience with a Beefeater and then see the Crown Jewels and inside the White Tower

Shakespeare and War

Shakespeare and War at the National Army Museum Discover how Shakespeares words have inspired soldiers and rallied the nation

Westminster Walking Tour with Churchill's War Rooms

Westminster Walking Tour + Churchill War Rooms Walk past Downing Street and Parliament and then enter the Churchill War Rooms underground bunker

Ceremony of the Keys

Ceremony of the Keys at the Tower of London A Yeoman Warder has been locking up the Tower of London every night for 700 years6

Dismounting Ceremony at Horse Guards

Dismounting Ceremony (4 OClock Parade) at Horse Guards A daily ceremony of Foot Guards and cavalry that takes place in the courtyard at Horse Guards7

Changing the Guard at Horse Guards

Changing the Guard ceremony at Horse Guards Parade Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to Buckingham Palace but a lot less crowded4

Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace

Changing the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace Changing the Guard at the palace is one of Londons must-see sights10

Changing of the Guard Walking Tour

Guided Tour: Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace Watch the soldiers marching after forming up outside St Jamess Palace

Royal gun salutes

Gun salutes in the Royal Parks & Tower of London Listen to a deafening gun salute to mark the monarchs birthday or accession to the throne3

July 2024Beating Retreat

Beating Retreat - Musical military pageant at Horse Guards A floodlit pageant of military music on Horse Guards Parade with fireworks

State Opening of Parliament

State Opening of Parliament – Kings Speech & Parade The State Opening is a chance to see the Kings carriage accompanied by the Household Cavalry2

November 2024Remembrance Sunday Parade

Remembrance Sunday Parade at the Cenotaph Whitehall Thousands of war veterans parade past the Cenotaph to remember the nations war dead30

January 2025King's Army Parade

Kings Army Parade to Banqueting House for Charles I The English Civil War Society will march from St Jamess Palace to Banqueting House in full dress