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The Queen's Birthday Parade will be held on Saturday 17th June 2017 on Horse Guards Parade
The Colour will be Trooped by 1st. Battalion Irish Guards

The postal ballot for tickets to attend The Queen's Birthday Parade opens in January 2017 and closes at the end of February.

Applications to attend the Parade in the seated stands should be sent in January and February 2017 only* to:
The Brigade Major
Headquarters Household Division
Horse Guards
Whitehall
London SW1A 2AX

*any applications received other than during the stated period will not be included in the ballot

Note that applicants from Canada, Australia and New Zealand may instead apply to their respective High Commission in London.

Applications should state how many tickets are required (maximum 3 per application) and include a stamped, self-addressed envelope for acknowledgement. (Overseas applicants should provide an International Reply Coupon). Do not send payment at this stage.

A standard acknowledgement will be returned including a reference number. Applications are entered into a ballot to be drawn in March 2017.

Successful applicants will then receive a letter in April, which will include instructions for purchasing the tickets which will cost 35 each.


There are also two reviews prior to the Queen's Birthday Parade:

Major General B. J. Bathurst CBE, Major General Commanding the Household Division and General Officer Commanding London District, will take the salute at
The Major General's Review on Saturday 3rd June 2017

and

HRH Prince William of Wales, Regimental Colonel, Irish Guards will take the salute at
The Colonel’s Review
on Saturday 10th June 2017

The application process for the Reviews is as above (but only via The Brigade Major's office and there is no maximum restriction within reason) stating how many tickets are required. Successful applicants will be notified and any payment will then be requested.

Ticket prices for successful Review applicants:
10.00 each for The Colonel's Review
Tickets are free of charge for The Major General's Review

Children must be in possession of a ticket. There are limited wheelchair spaces for all the parades. Separate applications are required for this facility.

No refund can be given if the events are cancelled for reasons beyond the control of the organiser.

The processions can also be seen from The Mall. Events begin at approximately 10am.
The Queen's Birthday Parade is also broadcast live on BBC Television in the UK with the fly-past at 1pm.

Dress Code:

The Queen's Birthday Parade: Morning Dress, Lounge Dress, Lounge Suit or Jacket and Trousers, equivalent for the ladies (no denim).
Military personnel may wear Ceremonial Day or other Service equivalent.

Colonel's Review: Lounge Suit or Jacket and Trousers, equivalent for the ladies (no denim).

Major General's Review: Smart Casual (no denim).

NON COMPLIANCE WITH THE DRESS CODE MAY RESULT IN REFUSAL OF ENTRY.

Hats are optional but recommended in the case of hot weather. 


PROVISIONAL FORECAST OF CEREMONIAL AND MILITARY EVENTS IN LONDON AND WINDSOR.

2016  
DECEMBER Schedule for Guard Mounting duties in London and Windsor
Thu 15th A Christmas Celebration at the Guards' Chapel: A sixty-minute concert featuring The Guards’ Chapel Choir, The Countess of Wessex’s String Orchestra and musicians from the Household Division Bands. Time: 6.30pm. Free admission, retiring collection.
To reserve seats, please call 0207 414 2271 or email:
tickets@householddivision.org.uk
Tue 20th Guards' Chapel Recital Series at 13:10hrs in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. Coldstream Guards Jazz Orchestra. Free admission, retiring collection.
 
  2017
JANUARY Schedule for Guard Mounting duties in London and Windsor
Sun 1st Ticket ballot opens for Trooping the Colour in June 2017 (details above)
Wed 25th Household Division Concert Series at 7.00pm in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. The Band of the Scots Guards. Free admission, retiring collection.
Tue 31st Guards' Chapel Recital Series at 13:10hrs in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. Guards Division Percussionists. Free admission, retiring collection.
FEBRUARY  
Mon 6th Accession Day: 41 Gun Salute by the KTRHA in Green Park at noon and by the HAC (62 guns) at Gun Wharf, Tower of London at 1300 hours.
Tue 14th Household Division Concert Series at 7.00pm in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra. Free admission, retiring collection.
Tue 28th Guards' Chapel Recital Series at 13:10hrs in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. Guards Division Woodwind. Free admission, retiring collection.
Tue 28th Ticket ballot closes for Trooping the Colour in June 2017 (details above)
MARCH  
Thu 9th Household Division Concert Series at 7.00pm in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. The Band of The Welsh Guards. Free admission, retiring collection.
Thu 23rd - Sat 25th Royal Marines Mountbatten Festival of Music at The Royal Albert Hall at 7.30pm
Tickets for this event will go on sale early in 2017.
Tue 28th Guards' Chapel Recital Series at 13:10hrs in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. Guards Saxes. Free admission, retiring collection.
Thu 30th Household Division Concert Series at 7.00pm in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. The Band of The Honourable Artillery Company. Free admission, retiring collection.
APRIL  
Fri 21st H.M. The Queen's Birthday: 41 Gun Salute by the KTRHA in Hyde Park, Park Lane at noon and by the HAC (62 guns) at Gun Wharf, Tower of London at 1300 hours.
Sat 22nd Coldstream Guards' St. George's Day Concert at Cadogan Hall at 7.30pm
Tue 25th Guards' Chapel Recital Series at 13:10hrs in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. Guards Flute Ensemble. Free admission, retiring collection.
Thu 27th Household Division Concert Series at 7.00pm in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra. Free admission, retiring collection.
MAY  
Wed 3rd Household Division Concert Series at 7.00pm in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. The Band of The Household Cavalry. Free admission, retiring collection.
Thu 18th Household Division Concert Series at 7.00pm in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra. Free admission, retiring collection.
Tue 30th Guards' Chapel Recital Series at 13:10hrs in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. Guards String Ensemble. Free admission, retiring collection.
JUNE  
Fri 2nd Coronation Day: 41 Gun Salute by the KTRHA in Hyde Park, Park Lane at noon and by the HAC (62 guns) at Gun Wharf, Tower of London at 1300 hours.
Sat 3rd The Major General's Review of Trooping the Colour
Sat 10th The Colonel's Review of Trooping the Colour
Wed 14th - Thu 15th Household Division Beating Retreat on Horse Guards Parade at 8.00pm.
Tickets available from:
http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Household-Division-Beating-Retreat-tickets/artist/1414499
Sat 17th The Queen's Birthday Parade, Trooping the Colour
41 Gun Salute by the KTRHA in Green Park at 12.52pm and by the HAC (62 guns) at Gun Wharf, Tower of London at 1.00pm.
Mon 19th The Garter Service at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
Tue 27th - Sat 1st July Household Division Music History and Arts Festival
A new and exciting festival by the Household Division. More details to follow later.
JULY  
Tue 25th Guards' Chapel Recital Series at 13:10hrs in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. Grenadier Guards Brass. Free admission, retiring collection.
AUGUST  
Fri 4th -
Sat 26th
Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Ticket information:
http://www.edintattoo.co.uk/tickets
SEPTEMBER  
Thu 7th Household Division Concert Series at 7.00pm in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. The Band of the Irish Guards. Free admission, retiring collection.
OCTOBER  
Thu 5th Household Division Concert Series at 7.00pm in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. The Band of the Grenadier Guards. Free admission, retiring collection.
NOVEMBER  
Thu 2nd Household Division Concert Series at 7.00pm in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. The Countess of Wessex's String Orchestra. Free admission, retiring collection.
Tue 28th Guards' Chapel Recital Series at 13:10hrs in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. Guards Brass Quintet. Free admission, retiring collection.
DECEMBER  
Thu 14th Household Division Concert Series at 7.00pm in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. The Band of the Household Cavalry. Free admission, retiring collection.
Tue 19th Guards' Chapel Recital Series at 13:10hrs in the Guards' Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1E 6HQ. Brass/Wind Quintet Christmas Recital. Free admission, retiring collection.
   

More information can be obtained at the official Household Division website