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A Military Musical Spectacular

A Military Musical Spectacular

Dates:4th, 5th & 6th July 2023 Time:7.30pm Where:Horse Guards Parade


The Household Division presents Beating Retreat
A Military Musical Spectacular - "Orb and Sceptre"

Featuring the Massed Bands of the Household Division, Massed Pipes and Drums alongside The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery who are making a welcome return to Horse Guards Parade in 2023, with their First World War- era 13-pounder guns, the horses and firework finale will deliver a spectacular of sound and colour.

Celebrating The Coronation His Majesty, King Charles III and commemorating the iconic music of Sir William Walton whilst recognising the military’s commitment to the health and wellbeing of soldiers - from the work of Florence Nightingale through to the present day, this epic production, using innovative live music and modern technology, will celebrate British military music and pageantry in the most stunning and iconic of backdrops, Horse Guards Parade.

A showcase of precision drill, fireworks and world class military horsemanship wrapped around the traditional Beating Retreat and Sunset ceremony.


 Music -  Horses – Fireworks – an event not to be missed


“London at its finest”

“Amazing, Amazing, Amazing.”   

“A perfect event in a perfect venue” 


All proceeds in aid of The Household Division Charity - Charity Commission No:1200873

Horse Guards Parade

4th, 5th & 6th July 2023

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