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Changing the Guard

Changing the Guard

Dates:from 23rd August 2021 every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday Time:From 11am Where:Buckingham Palace Forecourt

In line with Government advice, it has been agreed that the ceremonial of the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, St James's Palace and Windsor Castle will resume in July and August 2021.

Guard Change at Buckingham Palace will resume from Monday the 23rd August 2021 and will take place on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. 

Guard change at Windsor Castle will resume from Thursday the 22nd July 2021 and will take place on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. 

If you are planning to attend, please read the following recommendations:


  •                We encourage the public to take a rapid lateral flow test before going to any major event or attraction as part of keeping everyone safe.


  •                We encourage people to wear face coverings in busy or enclosed areas


  •                Anyone who tests positive or is requested to isolate should not travel and should follow Government advice


  •                If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 (i.e., new and continuous cough, temperature, or loss or change of smell and taste) please do not come to Guard Change


  •                If someone in your household has had a positive test result, or if you are told to self-isolate, please do not come to Guard Change.


  •                Please follow the latest Government advice on travel


  •                We advise that you carry hand sanitisers and sanitise your hands frequently



Buckingham Palace Forecourt

from 23rd August 2021 every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

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