Royal events in London

Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and the Tower of London are all must-see sights for fans of British Royal history, closely followed by Kensington Palace and Henry VIII’s Hampton Court. You might like to try Clarence House and Banqueting House as well – or how about one of London’s daily parades?

Royal events in June

Here’s our pick of the best Royal Family-related events in London this June

Craig recommends… Start with Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Hampton Court, then Kensington Palace if you have time. Clarence House is only open to the public during August

Somerset House
free

Old Palace Tour at Somerset House

The Old Palace Tour will introduce you to three Stuart queens who had an association with the old buildings at Somerset House
Windsor Castle Tour at Windsor Castle

Visit the State Rooms at Windsor Castle

Visit the State Apartments at the worlds oldest inhabited castle which has been home to the Royal Family for a thousand years
Changing The Guard Buckingham Palace at Buckingham Palace
free

Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace

1 May to Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see sights in London for every tourists itinerary

Royal events in July

Here are some Royal-related events if you’re visiting London during July

Wolf Hall at Purcell Room

Hilary Mantels Wolf Hall - Live

14 Jul 2019 Hear extracts from Hilary Mantels award-winning novel Wolf Hall alongside a performance of the TV score by the Locrian Ensemble
Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace Summer Opening

20 Jul to Step inside Buckingham Palace and see the lavishly decorated State Rooms and all the treasures from the Royal Collection

Buckingham Palace and Garden Highlights

22 Jul to Why not combine a visit to the Buckingham Palace Summer Opening with a tour of the Queens gardens as well?
Young Victoria at Kensington Palace

Outdoor cinema: The Young Victoria

30 Jul 2019 Kensington Palace will be showing Emily Blunts movie The Young Victoria on an outdoor cinema screen outside the palace
The Favourite at Kensington Palace

The Favourite at Kensington Palace

31 Jul 2019 Kensington Palace will be showing Olivia Colman Oscar-winning movie The Favourite on an outdoor cinema screen

More Royal events in 2019/20

Here are some more Royal events in London, for people who like to plan ahead

Cenotaph
free

Remembrance Day Parade in Whitehall

10 Nov 2019 On Remembrance Sunday the Queen war veterans and politicians will gather to remember our war dead at The Cenotaph
Tower of London
free

62-gun salute for Prince Charles birthday

14 Nov 2019 The HAC will be firing off a 62-gun salute at the Tower of London to make sure everyone knows its Prince Charles birthday
free

Gun salute to celebrate Prince Charles birthday

14 Nov 2019 The KTRHA will be firing a 41-gun salute in Green Park to mark Prince Charles 71st birthday - happy birthday Charlie!
Queen’s Gallery

George IV - Art & Spectacle

15 Nov 2019 to An exhibition of paintings and porcelain from the Royal Collection that were collected together during the reign of George IV
 
The Favourite at Kensington Palace Kensington Palace will be showing Olivia Colman Oscar-winning movie The Favourite on an outdoor cinema screen
62-gun salute for Prince Charles birthday The HAC will be firing off a 62-gun salute at the Tower of London to make sure everyone knows it's Prince Charles' birthday.
Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace is one of the must-see sights in London for every tourist's itinerary.
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