The Household Division Beating Retreat 2018

Horse Guards Parade

Event location:
Horseguards Parade, Cleveland Row
When:Event passed!
It was on
Wed 6th Jun 2018 to
Thu 7th Jun 2018

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Where:Horse Guards Parade SW1A 2AX
Map:Map & Nearby
Times:Wednesday and Thursday: 20:00 - 21:40
Admission:From £20

About the event

A programme of rousing military and contemporary music will be performed by the finest musicians of the world-renowned Bands of the Household Division.

Set on the historic Horse Guards Parade, against the magnificent backdrop of St James’s Park, The Massed Bands of The Foot Guards will be supported by The Mounted Band of the Household Calvary, The Pipes and Drums of the Scots Guards, The Drums and Pipes of the Irish Guards, The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery and the Royal Choral Society.

This year’s guest performers, The Band and Pipes of the United Arab Emirates and The United States Army Europe Band and Chorus, will join us in this annual event.

This year’s theme is of co-operation. Titled ‘Alliance of the Free’, Beating Retreat will have over six hundred musicians is one of the London’s must-see events.

The Household Division Beating Retreat, a traditional musical extravaganza, showcases the very best of British military music, ceremonial and pageantry in the heart of London.

Stirring music, precision drill, horsemanship, cannon fire, lights and fireworks will combine in an unforgettable evening of music, celebrating British Army endeavour.

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