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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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Changing of the Guard

2022

Changing of the Guard

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

London and Windsor
Armed Forces Week

20-25 June 2022

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
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2021

5 - 27 August 2022

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2021

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
Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2022

7 - 16 October 2022

Exercise Cambrian Patrol 2022

Exercise CAMBRIAN PATROL is the British Army’s premier patrolling event. It is held in Wales and hosted by Headquarters 160th (Welsh) Brigade. The dates for Exercise CAMBRIAN PATROL 2022 are 7 - 16 October 2022, the DIN has been published and is available at 2022DIN07-051-Exercise CAMBRIAN PATROL 2022.

Brecon, Wales
Remembrance Sunday

13 November 2022

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday is the Sunday nearest to 11th November - Remembrance Day, which is the anniversary of the end of hostilities in the First World War, in 1918 at 1100hrs.

Cenotaph, London
The State Opening of Parliament

2022

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
State Visits

2022

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

Thursday 2 June 2022

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 taking place on Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall.

Horse Guards Parade, London
Queen's Platinum Jubilee
Sounding Retreat

8th and 9th June

Sounding Retreat

The Rifles are Sounding Retreat this June on Horse Guards Parade. The event will take place in front of crowds of onlookers and tickets are available to purchase.

Horse Guards Parade, London