Beating Retreat 2024

Beating Retreat


11-12 June, 2024

Location: London

, UK

Venue: Horse Guards Parade

Note: For the most updated information on this event’s dates, schedule, location, and tickets, please also check the official references below.

About the Event

Beating Retreat in London is a spectacular annual event that marks the formal conclusion of the British Army’s ceremonial duties. This event features an impressive display of military music, precision drills, and fireworks. The Massed Bands of the Household Division, including the Foot Guards and the Household Cavalry, perform a series of well-rehearsed routines, showcasing their musical talent and discipline.

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Where is the event located?

Horse Guards Parade, Whitehall, London SW1A 2ET, United Kingdom

How much is Admission?

Ticket prices range from £15 to £40

What should I expect at the event?

Expect an evening of outstanding military music and pageantry, including performances by over 200 musicians, precision drills, and the Naval Sunset ceremony. Fireworks and mounted musicians will also be part of the Household Division's performances.

Are pets allowed at the event?

No, pets are not allowed unless they are guide or assistance dogs. Owners must be in possession of a certificate.


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Official References

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