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Archive: Apr 2021

Changing of the Guard Ceremony: Origins and Who’s Who.

Steeped in history, full of pomp, ancient ceremony. But have you ever wondered who all those soldiers were? Those soldiers on sentry duty at Buckingham Palace and those soldiers who march and ride during Changing of the Guard ceremony? This blog explains who’s who, where is where and how they got here. What’s in a…

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April 23, 2021

Changing of the Guard Ceremony: Definitive Step-by-Step Guide

Welcome to the definitive guide and timetable for Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace….St James’s Palace, Wellington Barracks and Horse Guards Parade. Buckingham Palace Did I just mention four locations? The answer is yes I did; and not only are four locations involved but two ceremonies are taking place at the same time!…

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April 22, 2021