• The Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Beating Retreat 2018 will take place on Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st May 2018 at Horse Guards Parade.
  • The Massed Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Beating Retreat 2018 will take place on Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st May 2018 at Horse Guards Parade.

 

The Massed Bands of Her Majesty's Royal Marines Beating Retreat - 30 and 31 May 2018

The Massed Bands of the Royal Marines will perform their world-renowned Beating Retreat on London's Horse Guards Parade in celebration of the birthday of their Captain General, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT on 30 and 31 May.

This magnificent pageant of military music, precision drill and colour dates back to the 16th century and is regarded as a piece of living history. During the event as well as the ceremony of Beating Retreat you will also witness the traditional Naval Ceremonial Sunset which once witnessed on the hallowed ground of Horse Guards Parade are something that will never be forgotten.

All proceeds from this popular event will go to The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity.

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