Trooping the Colour Ceremony

Trooping The Colour is a military parade in London that doubles as the celebration of the Queen’s birthday. It’s one of the most spectacular royal events of the year. It has been a tradition in Britain since the 17th century, although the roots go back much earlier. At that time the British regiments gave a slow march with their flags between the soldiers’ ranks to enable soldiers to recognize their regiments’ colours. Since 1748 Trooping the Colour has also marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign Читать далее Trooping the Colour Ceremony