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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 2018.

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 2018

The Queen's Guard are scheduled to change at Buckingham Palace at 11:00 hours in May 2018 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
Tuesday
1 May
? ? ? ?
Wednesday
2 May
F Company
Scots Guards
Band of the
Coldstream Guards
Band of The Royal
Regiment of Scotland
Full Mount/ Dismount
Thursday
3 May
? ? ? ?
Friday
4 May
5 Scots
(Balaklava Company)
Band of The Royal
Regiment of Scotland
Band of the
Irish Guards
Full Mount/ Dismount
Saturday
5 May
? ? ? ?
Sunday
6 May
F Company
Scots Guards
Band of the
Irish Guards
1 Scots
Pipes & Drums
?

 

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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
7 May
5 Scots
(Balaklava Company)
Band of the
Coldstream Guards
? 1 Scots
Pipes & Drums
?
Tuesday
8 May
? ? ?
Wendesday
9 May
1st?Battalion
Irish Guards
Band of the
Coldstream Guards
1 Scots
Pipes & Drums
?
Thursday
10 May
? ? ?
Friday
11 May
2 Rifles Band & Bugles
of The Rifles
Band of the
Scots Guards
Full Mount/ Dismount
Saturday
12 May
? ? ?
Sunday
13 May
1st?Battalion Irish Guards Band of the Scots Guards Band & Bugles
of The Rifles
?

 

DATE THE QUEEN'S GUARD
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
THE QUEEN'S GUARD BAND
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
ST JAMES'S PALACE BAND REMARKS
Monday 14 May 1st?Bn. Coldstream Guards (Guard Mounting) 2 Rifles (on Public Duties) Band of the
Welsh Guards
Corps of Drums 1st?Battalion Coldstream Guards GMHG 1
(Guard Mount on Horse Guards)
Tuesday 15 May ? ? ? ?
Wednesday 16 May 1st?Battalion Coldstream Guards (Guard Mounting) 2 Rifles (on duties) Band of the Scots Guards & 1st?Bn. Coldstream Guards
Corps of Drums
Band & Bugles
of The Rifles
GMHG 2
Thursday 17 May ? ? ? ?
Friday 18 May 1st?Battalion Coldstream Guards (Guard Mounting) 2 Rifles (on Public Duites) Band of the Coldstream Guards & 1st?Bn Coldstream Guards
Corps of Drums
Band & Bugles
of The Rifles
GMHG 3
Saturday 19 May ? ? ? ?
Sunday 20 May 1st?Battalion
Irish Guards
Band of the
Welsh Guards
Band & Bugles
of The Rifles
?

 

DATE THE QUEEN'S GUARD
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
THE QUEEN'S GUARD BAND
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
ST JAMES'S PALACE BAND REMARKS
Monday
21 May
1st?Battalion
Irish Guards
Band of the
Irish Guards
1st?Bn. Irish Guards Corps of Drums or Drums & Pipes ?
Tuesday
22 May
? ? ?  
Wednesday
23 May
2 Rifles Band & Bugles
of The Rifles
Band of the
Grenadier Guards
 
Thursday
24 May
      ?Brigade Major?s Review
Friday
25 May
1st?Battalion
Irish Guards
Band of the
Coldstream Guards
Band & Bugles of The Rifles ?
Saturday
26 May
1st?Battalion
Coldstream Guards
Major Generals Review Major Generals Review Major Generals Review
Sunday
27 May
Nijmegen Company
Grenadier Guards
No Music or Ceremony No Music or Ceremony Westminster Mile 0800 Admin Mount

 

DATE THE QUEEN'S GUARD
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
THE QUEEN'S GUARD BAND
BUCKINGHAM PALACE
ST JAMES'S PALACE BAND REMARKS
Monday
28 May
2 Rifles No Music or Ceremony No Music or Ceremony Vitalitiy 10K 0800 Admin Mount
Tuesday
29 May
       
Wednesday
30 May
1st?Battalion Coldstream Guards or
2 Rifles Admin Mount
Band of the Irish Guards & Corps of Drums 1st?Battalion Coldstream Guards Band & Bugles
of The Rifles
GMHG5
If used 2 Rifles Admin Mount
Thursday
31 May
       

 

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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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