If you’re asking yourself what to do in London this month, then you’re looking in the right place. Here are highlights of the events, ceremonial and commemorative, taking place this month!
21 April – Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday Gun Salutes
A 41 Gun Salute by the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, (KTRHA), will be fired in Green Park at noon.
A 62 Gun Salute by the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) at Gun Wharf, Tower of London at 1300 hours. Free Event. Learn more about Gun Salutes
23 April 15 St. George’s Day Concert
St Georges’s Day concert by The Band of The Coldstream Guards at Cadogan Hall at 19:30.
More information on the Cadogan Hall website
25 April – Gallipoli Centenary Commemorations
Descendants of those who fought in the 1915 Gallipoli Campaign will be taking part in a London ceremony marking the 100th anniversary at the Cenotaph on Whitehall, London.
25 April – ANZAC Day
ANZAC Day marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.
An ANZAC Day Service is to be held at the Scottish National War Memorial, Edinburgh.
ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, probably Australia’s most important national occasion.
26 April – London Marathon
28 April – The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery Major General’s Inspection
Members of the public are invited to attend this FREE colourful and spectacular event and also watch the world-famous Musical Drive. The Band of the Royal Artillery will be in support.
See Kings Troop Royal Horse Artillery perform the world famous musical Drive in Regents Park FREE!
28 April – Guards’ Chapel Recital Series
With music by Clarinet & Saxophone soloists from the Welsh Guards Band.
At 13:10 in the Guards’ Chapel, Birdcage Walk, London SW1. Free admission, retiring collection.