Changing of the Guard Dates & Times

Dates and times for the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace in November and December 2018, with details of the Regiments and Bands on duty.

Changing the Guard Time

The official start time for the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace is 11:00.

Always check the calendar as times can change and the Queen's Guard can mount at different times, and on occasions without music or ceremony when the Guards are required for other ceremonial or operational duties or due to road closure.

Visitor Tip: Get to the Palace at least 45 minutes before hand to get a good spot.

 

Irish Guards Band at Buckingham Palace

Changing the Guard Dates

Important: Times and details of the Regiment and Bands on duty appear below the calendar, when a day is clicked/tapped, please read these to avoid disappointment!

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Changing the Guard
Wed02 May 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Changes / Exceptions
Full Mount/ Dismount

Changing the Guard
Fri04 May 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
5 Scots (Balaklava Company)

Musical Support
Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland
Band of the Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
Full Mount/ Dismount

Changing the Guard
Sun06 May 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
1 Scots Pipes & Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon07 May 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
5 Scots (Balaklava Company)

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
1 Scots Pipes & Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed09 May 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
1 Scots Pipes & Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed02 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Changes / Exceptions
Full Mount/ Dismount

Changing the Guard
Fri04 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
5 Scots (Balaklava Company)

Musical Support
Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland
Band of the Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
Full Mount/ Dismount

Changing the Guard
Sun06 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
1 Scots Pipes & Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon07 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
5 Scots (Balaklava Company)

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
1 Scots Pipes & Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed09 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
1 Scots Pipes & Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri11 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
2 Rifles

Musical Support
Band & Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
Full Mount/ Dismount

Changing the Guard
Sun13 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band & Bugles of The Rifles

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon14 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards (Guard Mounting) 2 Rifles (on Public Duties)

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
Corps of Drums 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
(Guard Mount on Horse Guards GMHG) GMHG 1

Changing the Guard
Wed16 May 2018 @ 16:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
2 Rifles - Admin Mount

Musical Support
No Musical Support

Changes / Exceptions
Admin Guard Mount

Changing the Guard
Fri18 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards (Guard Mounting) 2 Rifles (on Public Duties)

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards & Corps of Drums 1st Bn Coldstream Guards
Band & Bugles of The Rifles

Changes / Exceptions
GMHG 3

Changing the Guard
Sat 20 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
Band & Bugles of The Rifles

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon21 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
1st Bn. Irish Guards Corps of Drums or Drums & Pipes

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed23 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
2 Rifles

Musical Support
Band & Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Grenadier Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri25 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band & Bugles of The Rifles

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sat26 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Major Generals Review
Major Generals Review

Changes / Exceptions
Major Generals Review

Changing the Guard
Sun27 May 2018 @ 08:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
No Music or Ceremony
No Music or Ceremony

Changes / Exceptions
Westminster Mile 0800 Admin Mount

Changing the Guard
Mon28 May 2018 @ 08:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
2 Rifles

Musical Support
No Music or Ceremony
No Music or Ceremony

Changes / Exceptions
Vitality 10K 0800 Admin Mount

Changing the Guard
Wed30 May 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards or 2 Rifles Admin Mount

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards & Corps of Drums 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards
Band & Bugles of The Rifles

Changes / Exceptions
GMHG5 If used 2 Rifles Admin Mount

Changing the Guard
Fri01 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
1st Bn Irish Guards Corps of Drums or Drums & Pipes

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sat02 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Colonel s Review
Colonel s Review

Changes / Exceptions
Colonel s Review /Coronation Day

Changing the Guard
Sun03 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldtream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Band of the Welsh Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon04 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
2 Rifles

Musical Support
Band & Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed06 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Band & Bugles of The Rifles

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri08 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
1st Bn Irish Guards Corps of Drums or Drums & Pipes

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sat09 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Queen s Birthday Parade
Queen s Birthday Parade

Changes / Exceptions
The Queen's Birthday Parade

Changing the Guard
Sun10 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
2 Rifles

Musical Support
Band & Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
Birthday of the Duke of Edinburgh

Changing the Guard
Mon11 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Household Cavalry (Full Mount)
Band & Bugles of The Rifles

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Tue12 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
2 Rifles

Musical Support
Band & Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Welsh G guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed13 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Mount)
Band & Bugles of The Rifles

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Thu14 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
2 Rifles

Musical Support
Band & Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri15 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards (Full Mount)
Band & Bugles of The Rifles

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sat16 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
2 Rifles

Musical Support
Band & Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Coldstream Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun17 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards (Full Mount)
Band & Bugles of The Rifles

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon18 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
1st Bn Irish Guards Corps of Drums or Drums & Pipes (Bands in Garter Service)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Tue19 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
2 Rifles

Musical Support
Band & Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed20 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards (Full Mount)
Band & Bugles of The Rifles

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Thu21 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
2 Rifles

Musical Support
Band & Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
Birthday Duke of Cambridge

Changing the Guard
Fri22 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Mount)
Band & Bugles of The Rifles

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sat23 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
1st Bn Irish Guards Corps of Drums or Drums & Pipes

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun24 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
1st Bn Irish Guards Corps of Drums or Drums & Pipes

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon25 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Canadian Air Force

Musical Support
Band of The Royal Canadian Air Force
Band of the Grenadier Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Tue26 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Household Cavalry (Full Dismount)
Band of The Royal Canadian Air Force

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed27 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Canadian Air Force

Musical Support
Band of The Royal Canadian Air Force
Band of the Irish Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Thu28 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards (Full Mount)
Band of The Royal Canadian Air Force

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri29 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Canadian Air Force

Musical Support
Band of The Royal Canadian Air Force
Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sat30 June 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of The Royal Canadian Air Force

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun01 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Canadian Air Force

Musical Support
Royal Canadian Air Force Band (Full Mount)
Band of the Grenadier Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon02 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards (Full Mount)
Royal Canadian Air Force Band (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Tue03 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Queens Colour Squadron Royal Air Force

Musical Support
Central Band of the Royal Air Force (Full Mount)
Band of the Irish Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed04 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards (Full Mount)
Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Thu05 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Queens Colour Squadron Royal Air Force

Musical Support
Central Band of the Royal Air Force (Full Mount)
Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri06 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Mount)
Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sat07 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Canadian Air Force

Musical Support
Royal Canadian Air Force Band (Full Mount)
Band of the Coldstream Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun08 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards (Full Mount)
Royal Canadian Air Force Band (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed11 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards (Full Mount)
Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri13 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards (Full Mount)
Royal Canadian Air Force Band (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sat14 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Royal Logistic Corps (Full Mount)
Band of the Scots Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun15 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards Corps of Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon16 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Tue17 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
1st Battalion Irish Guards Drums and Pipes or Corps of Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed18 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Thu19 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards (Full Mount)
Band of the Royal Logistic Corps (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri20 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Royal Logistic Corps (Full Mount)
Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sat21 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun22 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards Corps of Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon23 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Tue24 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 25 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band of the Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Thu26 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Royal Logistic Corps (Full Mount)
Band of the Coldstream Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri27 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of the Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sat28 July 2018 @ 08:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
No Music or Ceremony

Changes / Exceptions
Admin Mount at 0800hrs due to London Ride

Changing the Guard
Sun 29 July 2018 @ 08:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
No Music or Ceremony

Changes / Exceptions
Admin Mount at 0800hrs due to London Ride

Changing the Guard
Mon30 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of the Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Tue31 July 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 01 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 03 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 05 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 06 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 08 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 10 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 12 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
1st Bn. Coldstream Guards Corps of Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 13 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 15 August 2018 @ TBC hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 17 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
1st Battalion Irish Guards Drums and Pipes or Corps of Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 19 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 20 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
1st Battalion Irish Guards Drums and Pipes or Corps of Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 22 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of The Household Cavalry
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 24 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Royal Logistic Corps (Full Mount)
Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 26 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards (Full Mount)
Band of the Royal Logistic Corps (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 27 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 29 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 31 August 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
No St. James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 02 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 03 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Band of The Household Cavalry

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 05 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 07 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 09 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Band of The Royal Yeomanry

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 10 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26 Regt. Royal Artillery

Musical Support
Royal Artillery Band
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 12 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Royal Artillery Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 14 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26 Regt. Royal Artillery

Musical Support
Royal Artillery Band
Band of The Household Cavalry

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 16 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band of the Honourable Artillery Coy.

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 17 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26 Regt. Royal Artillery

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band of the Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 19 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 21 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26 Regt. Royal Artillery

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of the Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 23 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Royal Artillery Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 24 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of the Grenadier Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 26 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26 Regt. Royal Artillery

Musical Support
Royal Artillery Band
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 28 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Band of The Household Cavalry

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 30 September 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26 Regt. Royal Artillery

Musical Support
Royal Artillery Band
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 01 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of The Royal Artillery

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 03 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of the Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 05 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of the Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 07 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26th Regiment Royal Artillery

Musical Support
Band of The Royal Artillery
Band of the Welsh Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 08 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Band of The Royal Artillery

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 10 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26th Regiment Royal Artillery

Musical Support
Band of The Royal Artillery
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 12 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of The Royal Artillery

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 14 October 2018 @ 08:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26th Regiment Royal Artillery

Musical Support
No Music or Ceremony
No Music or Ceremony

Changes / Exceptions
Royal Parks Half Marathon 0800 hrs Admin Mount

Changing the Guard
Mon 15 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of The Household Cavalry
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 17 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26th Regiment Royal Artillery

Musical Support
Band of The Household Cavalry
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 19 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band of the Grenadier Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 21 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 22 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26th Regiment Royal Artillery

Musical Support
Band of The Royal Artillery
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 24 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of The Royal Artillery

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 26 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
Band of the Grenadier Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 28 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26th Regiment Royal Artillery

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 29 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 31 October 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Canadian Regiment

Musical Support
Band of the Royal Canadian Regiment
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 02 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards (Full Mount)
Band of the Royal Canadian Artillery (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 04 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Canadian Regiment

Musical Support
Band of the Royal Canadian Artillery (Full Mount)
Band of the Scots Guards(Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 05 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards(Full Mount)
Band of the Royal Canadian Artillery (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 07 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Canadian Regiment

Musical Support
Band of the Royal Canadian Artillery (Full Mount)
Band of the Grenadier Guards (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 09 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Mount)
Band of the Royal Canadian Artillery (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 11 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Canadian Regiment

Musical Support
No Music or Ceremony

Changes / Exceptions
Remembrance Sunday

Changing the Guard
Mon 12 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of the Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 14 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 16 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
26th Regiment Royal Artillery

Musical Support
Band of The Royal Artillery (Full Mount)
Band of The Household Cavalry (Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 18 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards (Full Mount)
Band of The Royal Artillery(Full Dismount)

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 19 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band of The Household Cavalry

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 21 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
1st Bn. Irish Guards Drums or Pipes

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 23 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of The Household Cavalry
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 25 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Band of the Honourable Artillery Company

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 26 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
1st Bn. Irish Guards Drums or Pipes

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 28 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
1st Bn. Irish Guards Drums or Pipes

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 30 November 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
1st Bn. Irish Guards Drums or Pipes

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 02 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1stBattalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Drums or Pipes of the 1st Bn. Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 03 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Drums or Pipes of the 1st Bn. Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 05 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Drums or Pipes of the 1st Bn. Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 07 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of The Household Cavalry
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 09 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 10 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards
Band of the Coldstream Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 12 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band of the Grenadier Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 14 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 16 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 17 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 19 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Band of the Scots Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 21 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Band of the Grenadier Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 23 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
No St James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 24 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
No St James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Thu 27 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
No St James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 28 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Drums or Pipes of the 1st Bn. Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 30 December 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
Drums or Pipes of the 1st Bn. Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard Schedule Updates

Schedules for the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace are normally confirmed around the 20th of the preceding month.
Dates and Times can change, sometimes at short notice,when the Guards are required for operational or other ceremonial duties, and as a result of road closures.

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Walk With the Guards

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About Changing the Guard

  • The Queen's Guard
  • Where, when & why
  • The ceremony
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Changing the Guard Guide

Troop Movements

Maps and details of troop movements before, during and after the ceremony to help you see more.

Visiting With Children

How the kids can see the Guards, hear the Bands play and avoid a long boring wait in the huge crowds in front of Buckingham Palace.

Wet Weather Cancellations

Changing the Guard can sometimes be cancelled, especially in wet weather.

The decision to cancel can be made, by the Captain of the Guard , sometimes as late as 10:45 on the day.

This means we cannot update our website in time to help people en-route or already at the Palace.

Provisional Dates

The dates shown in the calendar above have been confirmed by the British Army.

We anticipate Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace will take place on Sunday's, Monday's, Wednesday's and Friday's between August and May with daily Guard Mounts in June and July.

However, we must stress that these provisional dates are not confirmed and can change.

 

Disclaimer - Please Read

Every reasonable effort has been made by changing-guard.com to compile accurate information about the Changing of the Guard ceremony schedules and to keep these up to date.

However, schedules can and do change from time to time, sometimes without notice, meaning we cannot guarantee the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace will take place on the dates stated or accept any responsibility for loss or inconvenience caused by using the information provided on this website.

 

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