62-gun salute to mark the Queen’s Coronation

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

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
2nd June 2019
1 PM
Tickets & Cost:
Free to watch

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The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) will be firing a 62-gun salute from four 25-pounder guns at Tower Wharf (the cobble path between the Tower of London and the river).

This will mark the 66th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation in 1953.

There are quite a few military parades taking place this month -- chief of which is Trooping the Colour. So you might also like to check out our page of parades in London.

 

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