Posted: 15 June 2013 10:20 am Edited by: Royal Central
Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family attend Horseguards’ Parade for the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony. Royal Central offers unrivalled video and live blogging coverage. Coverage starts from around 10am, event begins before 11am, all current UK summer times. Prince Charles, Prince William, Princess Anne and the Duke of Kent will be riding on Parade as Royal Colonels this year.
The troop is about to begin shortly. The Queen will arrive at the saluting base, the guards will present arms and the national anthem will play. After that, The Queen will return to her carriage to ride past and inspect her troops.
Kate will be riding with the Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Harry on parade, setting off in a few moments along with other carriages carrying Prince Andrew, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie and the Earl and Countess of Wessex.
The 1st Battalion Welsh Guards are trooping their colour this year. They are referred to as ‘Escort for the Colour’ throughout the troop. Prince Charles is Colonel of the Welsh guards and along with Prince William (Colonel Irish Guards) and The Duke of Kent (Colonel Scots Guards) will be on parade in full guards’ officers uniform.