41-gun salute, to mark the Queen’s Coronation

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Dates & Time:
12 noon
24 hours (Mon-Sun)
Tickets & Cost:
Free to watch

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There will be a 41-gun salute in Green Park to mark the anniversary of the Queen's Coronation in 1953.

It will be fired by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery (KTRHA), and usually takes place near the northern edge of the park, a short distance from Constitution Hill.

This year marks the Queen's 65th year on the throne... so she's already overtaken Queen Victoria's record of 63 years and 216 days.

How long do you think she'll be able to go? She's only 92 years old this year, so hopefully for many more years yet -- especially when you remember that the Queen Mother didn't finally pass away until she was 245.

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 of Green Park – “Green Park is the great un-loved park of London. No one has ever said: "I know -- let's take the kids to Green Park for the day". No one ever goes there on a sightseeing tour. No one takes photographs of it and nobody wants to scatter their ashes in it. They couldn't even be bothered to give it a proper name: Green Park. That's like calling an orange and ora… continued”

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Check out our guide to all the daily parades in London

Our big list of Royal Family events has all the Royal events taking place this month

Here are some more free events in London if you want a cheap day out

If you enjoy Green Park then you might like to visit Hyde Park (walk it in 18 mins or catch the tube from Green Park to Hyde Park), Kensington Gardens (catch the train from Green Park to Kensington Gardens), Regent’s Park (catch the train from Green Park to Regent’s Park), St. James’s Park (you can walk it 10 mins) and Victoria Embankment Gardens (walk it in 20 mins or catch the tube from Green Park to Victoria Embankment Gardens)

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