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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 66th 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 93 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.
> Craig’s review of Green Park – “Green Park is just green grass and trees. There are no flowers, no rivers, no ponds, no lakes, no buildings, no little kids playgrounds, just a couple of hot dog burger stands and military monuments. But if you travel back a few centuries then this place had it all: a swamp full of dead lepers, exploding firework disasters, temples turning into burning infernos, a gen… continued”
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!
Get a closer look at the Albert Memorial – First Sun of the month (Mar to Dec only) – Go inside the Albert Memorial's railings and see one of London's finest looking monuments from up close
Listen to a speech at Speakers’ Corner – Every Sun (around noon) – Visit Speakers' Corner on a Sunday lunchtime and hear orators discussing whatever they like in the name of free speech.
Sunday football on Hackney Marshes – Every Sun – Hackney Marshes is the home of Sunday league football, with over 70 matches played between dozens of amateur teams.
Be a zoo keeper for a day at London Zoo – Mon to Fri – Sign-up to be a zoo-keeper at London Zoo for a day and get close to the animals and help to feed them and muck them out
Volunteer to help out at Spitalfields City Farm – Every day – Spitalfields City Farm is a nice place to take your kids, but did you know that you can volunteer to help out on the farm?
Hire a deckchair in one of London’s parks – 1 Mar to 31 Oct 2019 – Hire out a deck-chair in one of London's Royal parks and have a nice, relaxing sit-down and do a bit of people-watching
Check out our guide to all the daily parades in London
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 Marble Arch), Kensington Gardens (catch the train from Green Park to Queensway), Regent’s Park (catch the train from Green Park to Regents 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 Embankment)
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