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Changing the Guard

Changing the Guard

Dates:Go to 'Schedule' tab for current Changing the Guard schedule. Time:10:30 am St James’ Palace & Wellington Barracks
11 am Buckingham Palace

Troop Movements


Before the Ceremony

  • 10:43am
    Old Guard leaves St James’s Palace (a contingent remains until it is replace by a part of the New Guard)
  • 10:57am
    New Guard leaves Wellington Barracks towards Buckingham Palace where the ceremony starts at 11:00am


During and after the Ceremony

  • 11:10am      
    St James’s Palace relief leaves Buckingham Palace
  • 11:25am      
    St James’s Palace contingent leaves St James’s Palace
  • 11:40pm      
    Old Guard leaves Buckingham Palace
  • 11:45pm      
    St James’s Palace Guard leaves Buckingham Palace

Go to 'Schedule' tab for current Changing the Guard schedule.

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