Hear a 62-gun salute at the Tower of London (Apr 2019)

Address:
Tower of London, Tower Hill, London
Tel:
0203 166 6000

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
22nd April 2019
1 PM
Tickets & Cost:
Free to watch

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The Tower of London is #8 in our London Bucket List

There will be a 62-gun salute at the Tower of London to mark the Queen's birthday (which was actually on the 21st).

It will be fired from four 25-pounder guns by the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) at Gun Wharf (the cobbled path between the Tower of London and the river).

The Queen will be 93 years old this year -- and definitely not 21 (again). Like all women she tries to convince us that she's still 21, but she's definitely 93. But will we finally let her retire and put her feet up for a well-deserved retirement at Windsor Castle? Answer: no.

If you like gun salutes and military parades, then check out our guide to military events in London to see what's else is on.

 

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