Changing The Guard | London / Duties May 2019

Duties for the Queen's Guard, provides details of the Regiments and Bands scheduled for the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace in May 2019.

However, we recommend checking the confirmed dates, for Changing of the Guard , as changes can and do take place from time to time, before travelling to Buckingham Palace.

Coldstream Guards on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace

The Queen's Guard - Duties for May 2019

The Queen's Guard are scheduled to change at Buckingham Palace at 11:00 hours in May 2019 on the dates shown below, (unless otherwise stated).

DATE THE QUEEN'S GUARD
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
THE QUEEN'S GUARD BAND
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
ST JAMES'S PALACE BAND REMARKS
Wednesday
1 May
1st Battalion
Welsh Guards
Band of the
Scots Guards  
Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland  
Thursday
2 May
      Birthday of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
Friday
3 May
1st Battalion
Welsh Guards
Band of the
Scots Guards
1st Bn. Welsh Guards Corps of Drums Horse Guards 1 1400 – 1600 hours
Saturday
4 May
       
Sunday
5 May
10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment Band of the
Brigade of Gurkhas
Band of the
Grenadier Guards  
 

 

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DATE THE QUEEN'S GUARD
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
THE QUEEN'S GUARD BAND
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
ST JAMES'S PALACE BAND REMARKS
Monday
6 May
1st Battalion
Welsh Guards
Band of the
Scots Guards  
Band of the
Brigade of Gurkhas
 
Tuesday
7 May
     
Wednesday
8 May
1st Battalion
Welsh Guards
Band of the
Coldstream Guards
1st Battalion Welsh Guards
Corps of Drums
Thursday
9 May
     
Friday
10 May
1st Battalion
Grenadier Guards
Band of the Irish Guards 1st Bn. Grenadier Guards
Corps of Drums
Guard Mounts from Horse Guards Parade
Saturday
11 May
       
Sunday
12 May
1st Battalion
Welsh Guards
Band of the
Welsh Guards
1st Battalion
Welsh Guards Corps of Drums
 

 

DATE THE QUEEN'S GUARD
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
THE QUEEN'S GUARD BAND
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
ST JAMES'S PALACE BAND REMARKS
Monday
13 May
1st Battalion
Grenadier Guards
Band of the
Welsh Guards
1st Bn. Grenadier Guards
Corps of Drums
Guard Mounts from Horse Guards Parade
Tuesday
14 May
       
Wednesday
15 May
1st Battalion
Welsh Guards
Band of the Scots Guards (Full Mount) Band and Bugles
of The Rifles (Full Dismount)
 
Thursday
16 May
       
Friday
17 May
1st Battalion
Grenadier Guards
Band of the
Coldstream Guards
1st Bn. Grenadier Guards
Corps of Drums
Guard Mounts from Horse Guards Parade
Saturday
18 May
       
Sunday
19 May
10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment Band and Bugles
of The Rifles
Band of the
Coldstream Guards  
 

 

DATE THE QUEEN'S GUARD
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
THE QUEEN'S GUARD BAND
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
ST JAMES'S PALACE BAND REMARKS
Monday
20 May

1st Battalion
Welsh Guards

Band of the
Irish Guards (Full Mount)
Band and Bugles
of The Rifles
 
Tuesday
21 May
       
Wednesday
22 May
1st Battalion
Welsh Guards
Band of the
Irish Guards
1st Bn. Welsh Guards
Corps of Drums
 
Thursday
23 May
      Brigade Major’s Review
Friday
24 May
Queen’s Colour Squadron
Royal Air Force
Band of the Royal Air Force Regiment Band of the
Grenadier Guards  
Saturday 25 May 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards No  Music or Ceremony   Major General’s Review
Admin Guard Mount
Sunday 26 May 1st Battalion Welsh Guards No Music or Ceremony   Admin Guard Mount Westminster Mile

 

DATE THE QUEEN'S GUARD
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
THE QUEEN'S GUARD BAND
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
ST JAMES'S PALACE BAND REMARKS
Monday 27 May 10 Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment No Music or Ceremony   Admin Mount Vitality 10k
Tuesday 28 May        
Wednesday 29 May 1st Battalion
Grenadier Guards
Band of the
Irish Guards
Band and Bugles
of The Rifles
Guard Mounts from Horse Guards Parade TBC
Thursday 30 May        
Friday 31 May Queen’s Colour Squadron Royal Air Force Central Band of the Royal Air Force Band of the
Welsh Guards  
 

 

This above schedule is available to download / print.

Schedule Changes

Changes to the Schedule, made during the month by the British Army, are shown in bold text and shared on social media as soon as practical after notification.

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