Important instructions for attending Beating Retreat
The organisers reserve the right to refuse admittance to the ticket holder(s) and tickets are non-refundable.
There may be a requirement for security searches. Please allow time for this. Gates will be open from 6:30pm. Please be seated by 8:00pm.
The police will confiscate any knives found during their searches at the entry points.Â This includes penknives, Swiss Army knives, Leatherman or equivalent types of knives and any form of cutlery knife that may be used for picnics.Â Please ensure that knives of any description are not brought to the event.Â
Please use the correct entrance for ticket:
Stands A, B and C - via The Mall Horse Guards Road and Admiralty Citadel
Stands D, E, F, G and accessible seating- via Whitehall
Stands H, J, K, L, M and N - via Birdcage Walk and Foreign Office Green
This is an uncovered outdoor event. Please be aware of the weather. Dress appropriately. Umbrellas are not to be used during performance.
Limited toilet facilities.