The Tradition of Trooping the Colour

| June 14, 2014

The Tradition of Trooping the Colour

16th June is the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II (her real birthday is 21st April) and it is marked by the traditional Trooping the Colour parade on Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall, which takes place on the nearest Saturday (today). The parade is carried out by the Household Division (Foot Guards and Household Cavalry) […]

Trooping the Colour – The Queen’s Birthday Parade

| June 15, 2013

Trooping the Colour – The Queen’s Birthday Parade

Tomorrow is the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II and it is marked by the traditional Trooping the Colour parade on Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall, which takes place on the nearest Saturday (today). The parade is carried out by the Household Division (Foot Guards and Household Cavalry) and the British Monarchy website explains it: […]

Trooping the Colour – The Queen’s Official Birthday

| June 16, 2012

Trooping the Colour – The Queen’s Official Birthday

Today is the official birthday of Queen Elizabeth II and it will be marked by the annual Trooping of the Colour ceremony performed by regiments of the British and Commonwealth armies. You can find out more at the British Monarchy website – click here – where you will also find photos and archive footage. It […]

Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth II!

| June 11, 2011

The rather lucky Queen Elizabeth II has two birthdays and today her Official Birthday will be celebrated with the annual Queen’s Birthday Parade, or “Trooping the Colour”, when the 1st Battalion Scots Guards will troop the colour in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen, on Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall, in Central London. Below is […]