Beating Retreat

Opening dates

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 to Thursday, June 6, 2019
Proceedings during the Royal Marines 350th Anniversary Beating Retreat at Horse Guards Parade, London

Soldiers of the Household Division perform an evening pageant of music and military precision drill dating back to the 1690s, including horses, cannon and fireworks, set against the picturesque backdrop of St James's Park. As usual, the event takes place on the Wednesday and Thursday evenings preceding the Queen's Birthday Parade.




Jun 5 & 6, 8pm-9.40pm