Changing of the Guard Dates & Times

Dates and times for the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace in June, July and August 2019, with details of the Regiments and Bands on duty.

To avoid disappointment please check the calendar, below, to ensure the Changing of the Guard is scheduled to take place and the time the Guard will change, then scroll down or click Where to Watch for suggestions to help you see and enjoy all of the Changing of the Guard ceremony.

Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace

 

10:45 - Guards and Bands start arriving
11:00 - Official Start Time for the ceremony

 

The Changing of the Guard ceremony lasts for 45 minutes

 

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Tuesday 25 June @ 11:00

Queen's Guard:
1st Battalion Grenadier Guards

Musical Support:
Band of the Welsh Guards (Full Mount)
Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas (Full Dismount)

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Wednesday 26 June @ 11:00

Queen's Guard:
10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment

Musical Support:
Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas (Full Mount)
Band of the Scots Guards (Full Dismount)

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Thursday 27 June @ 11:00

Queen's Guard:
1st Battalion Grenadier Guards

Musical Support:
Band of the Coldstream Guards (Full Mount)
Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas (Full Dismount)

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Friday 28 June @ 11:00

Queen's Guard:
1st Battalion Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Saturday 29 June @ 11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Sunday 30 June @ 11:00

Queen's Guard:
1st Battalion Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard Dates July 2019

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Monday 1 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment

Musical Support:
Band and Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Welsh Guards

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Tuesday 2 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
1stBattalion Welsh Guards

Musical Support:
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band and Bugles of The Rifles

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Wednesday 3 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment

Musical Support:
Band and Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Household Cavalry

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Thursday 4 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
1stBattalion Welsh Guards

Musical Support:
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band and Bugles of The Rifles

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Friday 5 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment

Musical Support:
Band and Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Welsh Guards

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Saturday 6 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
1stBattalion Welsh Guards

Musical Support:
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band and Bugles of The Rifles

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Sunday 7 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment

Musical Support:
Band and Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Grenadier Guards

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Monday 8 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
1st Battalion Grenadier Guards

Musical Support:
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band and Bugles of The Rifles

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Tuesday 9 July @11:00

Queen's Guard:
10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment

Musical Support:
Band and Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Welsh Guards

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Wednesday 10 July @11:00

Queen's Guard:
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

Musical Support:
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band and Bugles of The Rifles

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Thursday 11 July @11:00

Queen's Guard:
10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment

Musical Support:
Band and Bugles of The Rifles
Band of the Welsh Guards

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Friday 12 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support:
Band of the Coldstream Guards
Band and Bugles of The Rifles

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Saturday 13 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Sunday 14 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Monday 15 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Tuesday 16 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Wednesday 17 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Thursday 18 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Friday 19 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Saturday 20 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Sunday 21 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Monday 22 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Tuesday 23 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Wednesday 24 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Thursday 25 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Friday 26 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Saturday 27 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Sunday 28 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
F Company Scots Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Monday 29 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Tuesday 30 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
F Company Scots Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Wednesday 31 July@11:00

Queen's Guard:
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard Dates August 2019

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Friday 2 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
F Company Scots Guards

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

Remarks

08:00 hours Admin Mount due road closures for Ride London

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Sunday 4 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
1st Battalion Grenadier Guards

Musical Support:
No Music or Ceremony

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Monday 5 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
F Company Scots Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Wednesday 7 August @11:00

Queen's Guard:
1st Battalion Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Friday 9 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
1st Battalion Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Sunday 11 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
F Company Scots Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Monday 12 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support:
Band of the Household Cavalry
No St James's Palace Band

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Wednesday 14 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support:
Band of the Household Cavalry
No St James's Palace Band

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Friday 16 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

Musical Support:
Band of the Household Cavalry
No St James's Palace Band

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Sunday 18 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
F Company Scots Guards

Musical Support:
Band of the Household Cavalry
No St James's Palace Band

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Monday 19 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Wednesday 21 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
F Company Scots Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Friday 23 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Sunday 25 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
F Company Scots Guards

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

Remarks

Bank Holiday

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Monday 26 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
7 Company Coldstream Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Wednesday 28 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
Nijmegen Company Grenadier Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

Friday 30 August@11:00

Queen's Guard:
F Company Scots Guards

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

Remarks

 

Where to Watch

Changing of the Guard
Buckingham Palace

September Dates are still under review.

We will update the calendar and share the information on the social media channels below as soon as they are confirmed by the British Army.

 

Featured Pages

To see more of the Changing of the Guard ceremony, than a sea of heads and selfie sticks in front of Buckingham Palace, check out these pages:

About Changing the Guard

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  • Where, when & why
  • The ceremony
  • Best spots to watch

Changing the Guard Guide

Troop Movements

Changing the Guard spans three locations these maps and details of troop movements before, during and after the ceremony can help you see more.

Maps and Timings

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.

Visit with Children

Wet Weather Cancellations

The decision to cancel, due to rain, can be made as late as 10:45 on the day, meaning we cannot update our website in time to help people en-route or already at the Palace.

Frequently Asked Questions

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, or as a result of road closures.

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Walk With the Guards

The Changing of the Guard ceremony takes place between three locations Buckingham Palace, St James's Palace and Wellington Barracks.

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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Provisional Dates

Dates for Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace 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 have not been 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.