Trooping the Colour

Trooping the Colour is an annual event to celebrate the Queen’s birthday.

You can apply for tickets for the seated stands for The Queen's Birthday Parade in January and until the end of February only. These are not free but can get you a place to sit.

Applications to attend the Parade in the seated stands should be sent to:
The Brigade Major,
Headquarters Household Division,
Horse Guards,
London SW1A 2AX

Please see this website for more information on submitting an application.

You do not have to buy tickets to see the Trooping The Colour.

The processions can also be seen from the Mall. Events begin at approximately 10am, with the fly-past at 1pm.

The parade is also broadcast live on BBC television in the UK which you will need a TV License to watch it.

Here is a template for a letter to apply.

All the Best!

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