Changing the Guard | Buckingham Palace / Dates & Times

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

Changing the Guard Time

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

This 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.


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!

Grenadiers Guards Band at Buckingham Palace

Dates & Times

 

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Changing the Guard
Sunday 01 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Monday 02 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wednesday 04 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistics Corps

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Friday 06 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sunday 08 October 2017 @ 08:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistics Corps

Musical Support
No Musical Support

Changes / Exceptions
08:00 Guard Mount without music or ceremony due to Royal Parks Half Marathon

Changing the Guard
Monday 09 October 2017 @ 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
Wednesday 11 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Friday 13 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistics Corps

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sunday 15 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Monday 16 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wednesday 18 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Friday 20 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistics Corps

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sunday 22 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Monday 23 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistics Corps

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wednesday 25 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Friday 27 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sunday 29 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Monday 30 October 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 01 November 2017 @ 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
Fri 03 November 2017 @ 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
Sun 05 November 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 06 November 2017 @ 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
Wed 08 November 2017 @ 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 10 November 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Scots Guards (7)
No St James's Palace Band

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 12 November 2017 @ 08:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
3 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps

Musical Support
No Music or Ceremony

Changes / Exceptions
Remembrance Sunday - Admin Mount

Changing the Guard
Mon 13 November 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 15 November 2017 @ 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
Fri 17 November 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 19 November 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 20 November 2017 @ 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
Wed 22 November 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 24 November 2017 @ 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
Sun 26 November 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Navy

Musical Support
Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland
Band of the Irish Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 27 November 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 29 November 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Navy

Musical Support
Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland October
Band of the Grenadier Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 01 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
Band of HM Royal Marines Portsmouth

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 03 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Navy

Musical Support
Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland
Band of the Grenadier Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 04 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 06 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Royal Navy

Musical Support
Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland
Band of the Welsh Guards

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 08 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Irish Guards
Band of HM Royal Marines Scotland

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 10 December 2017 @ 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 11 December 2017 @ 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
Wed 13 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 15 December 2017 @ 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
Sun 17 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 18 December 2017 @ 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
Wed 20 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 22 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 24 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 27 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Honourable Artillery Coy. Corps of Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 29 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Grenadier Guards
Honourable Artillery Coy. Corps of Drums

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 31 December 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 03 January 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1stBattalion 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
Fri 05 January 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support
Band of the Welsh Guards
Band of the Household Cavalry

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 07 January 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 08 January 2017 @ 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
Wed 10 January 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 12 January 2017 @ 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
Sun 14 January 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 15 January 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 17 January 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 19 January 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 21 January 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 22 January 2017 @ 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
Wed 24 January 2017 @ 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
Fri 26 January 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 28 January 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 29 January 2017 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 31 January 2017 @ 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
Fri 02 February 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 07 February 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
Fri 09 February 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
Sun 11 February 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 16 February 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
Sun 18 February 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 23 February 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
Sun 25 February 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
1stBattalion Irish Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
1stBattalion 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
Fri 02 March 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 11 March 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
Mon 12 March 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
Wed 14 March 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 23 March 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
Sun 25 March 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 01 April 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 02 April 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st Battalion Irish Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Wed 04 April 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
Fri 06 April 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
Sun 08 April 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
Mon 09 April 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
Wed 11 April 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
Fri 13 April 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sun 15 April 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Mon 16 April 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
Wed 18 April 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st?Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Fri 20 April 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st?Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
No changes notified

Changing the Guard
Sat 21 April 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
1st?Battalion Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
Birthday of HM The Queen

Changing the Guard
Mon 23 April 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
5 Scots (Balaklava Company)

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

Changes / Exceptions
Full Mount/ Dismount

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

QUEEN'S GUARD
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
Full Mount/ Dismount

Changing the Guard
Fri 27 April 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
5 Scots (Balaklava Company)

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

Changes / Exceptions
Full Mount/ Dismount

Changing the Guard
Sun 29 April 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
F Company Scots Guards

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

Changes / Exceptions
Full Mount/ Dismount

Changing the Guard
Mon 30 April 2018 @ 11:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
5 Scots (Balaklava Company)

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

Changes / Exceptions
Full Mount/ Dismount

Changing the Guard
Wed 02 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
Fri 04 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
Sun 06 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
Mon 08 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
Wed 09 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
Fri 11 May 2017 @ 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
Sun 13 May 2017 @ 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
Mon 14 May 2017 @ 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
GMHG 1 (Guard Mount on Horse Guards)

Changing the Guard
Wed 16 May 2017 @ 11:00 hours

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

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

Changes / Exceptions
GMHG 2 (Guard Mount on Horse Guards)

Changing the Guard
Fri 18 May 2017 @ 11:00 hours

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

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

Changes / Exceptions
GMHG 3 (Guard Mount on Horse Guards)

Changing the Guard
Sat 20 May 2017 @ 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
Mon 21 May 2017 @ 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
Wed 23 May 2017 @ 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
Fri 25 May 2017 @ 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
Sat 26 May 2017 @ 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
Sun 27 May 2017 @ 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
Mon 29 May 2017 @ 08:00 hours

QUEEN'S GUARD
2 Rifles

Musical Support
No Music or Ceremony
No Music or Ceremony

Changes / Exceptions
Vitalitiy 10K 0800 Admin Mount

Changing the Guard
Wed 30 May 2017 @ 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 Schedule Updates

Schedules for Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace can change, sometimes at short notice, when the Guards are required for operational or other ceremonial duties, or as a result of road closures.

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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.

 

About Changing the Guard

  • The Queen's Guard
  • Where, when & why
  • The ceremony
  • Best spots to watch

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 while avoiding a long wait and the huge crowds in front of Buckingham Palace

 

Walk With The Guards

Changing of the Guard spans three locations – Buckingham Palace, St James’s Palace and Wellington Barracks.

 

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.

The calendar on our website is updated as soon as the dates are confirmed, normally around the 20th of the preceding month, and shared on Facebook , Twitter and Google+ as soon as they are released.

 

Walk With The Guards

The Changing of the Guard ceremony takes place between three locations Buckingham Palace, St James's Palace and Wellington Barracks, information to help you see more than most visitors is in our website, but if you want to guarantee being in the right place at the right time read on.

To see the entire Guard Mount and end up in the right place at the right time we recommend the award winning Changing the Guard Walking Tour from Fun London Tours.

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The well known travel writer, Laura Porter, recommended this tour in About.com, and it was recently featured on video by the Londonist.

On a Changing the Guard Walking Tour, Matt and his team's unique mixture of knowledge, sense of fun and impeccable timing combine to create an experience to remember.

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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.