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Upcoming events

The Army takes part in and hosts many public events throughout the year, from musical spectaculars to displays of some of the most up to date equipment in use today by armed forces around the world.

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State Visits

2023

State Visits

State visits are formal visits to the UK by Heads of State from overseas, with the aim of strengthening Britain's relationships with other countries.

London
The State Opening of Parliament

2023

The State Opening of Parliament

Each year the Sovereign drives in State to Westminster for the State Opening of Parliament and is accompanied by various elements of Household Division.

London
Changing of the Guard

2023

Changing of the Guard

The Changing of the Guard is a popular London tourist attraction.

London and Windsor
The King's Life Guard

2023

The King's Life Guard

The King’s Life Guard is conducted by soldiers of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment at Horse Guards, London.

London
Irish Guards in uniform stand in formation in three lines whilst their mascot, an Irish Wolfhound is paraded past by a marching Guardsman.

Saturday 15 June 2024

Trooping the Colour

The official birthday of the Sovereign is marked each year by a military parade and march past, known as Trooping the Colour or The King’s Birthday Parade. The event takes place each June on Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall in front of crowds of onlookers as well as being enjoyed by millions worldwide.

Horse Guards Parade, London
Armed Forces Week

24 to 29 June 2024

Armed Forces Week

Armed Forces Week is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.

National
Military Musical Spectacular

July 2024

Military Musical Spectacular

From the work of Florence Nightingale through to the present day, this epic production, using innovative live music and modern technology, will celebrate British military music and pageantry in the most stunning and iconic of backdrops, Horse Guards Parade.

Horse Guards Parade, London
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2024

2 to 24 August 2024

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2024

Pipers, drummers and musicians from across the Army in Scotland, and beyond, take part in one of the biggest military shows in the UK.

Edinburgh Castle, Scotland
Remembrance Sunday

10 November 2024

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday is the Sunday nearest to 11 November - Remembrance Day, which is the anniversary of the end of hostilities in the First World War, in 1918 at 11:00 am.

Cenotaph, London