41-gun salute to mark Prince Philip’s birthday

Address:
, London 51.507693 -0.16345
Dates & Time:
12 noon
5 AM to midnight (Mon-Sun)
Tickets & Cost:
Free to watch
Tel:
0300 061 2114
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There will be a 41-gun salute in Hyde Park to mark the Duke of Edinburgh's birthday (better known as Prince Philip).

It will be fired by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery (KTRHA), and take place in the north-eastern corner of the park, a short distance from Speaker's Corner.

The old fella is getting on a bit now -- can you believe that he's going to be 96 years old this year? And he probably still works ten times harder than me!

There are quite a few military parades taking place this month, so you might also like to check out our calendar of military events and list of parades in London.

 

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Craig’s review – “I don't get on very well with the sun. Put it this way: we're not friends. If I'm going to be walking around a park for two hours then I usually like to do it in the rain -- but it's sunny today. It's hot enough to boil the tears off my cheeks. So if I wilt halfway round then you'll understand why, because Hyde Park is a lot bigger than it looks on a map. I'm start… continued”

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