Gun salute to celebrate Prince Charles’ birthday

Address:
, London51.504063 -0.143611
Tel:
0300 061 2350

Dates and ticket price

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 Prince Charles' 70th birthday.

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

Important note: If you're a tourist then be aware that you're required by law to stand outside Buckingham Palace and sing him 'Happy Birthday'. And that is not a joke. You also have to buy him a birthday present. And give him the bumps.

 

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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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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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