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Trooping The Colour Collection

"Trooping the Colour: A Majestic Celebration of Queen and Country" Every year, in the heart of London

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Band of the Coldstream Guards marching past Buckingham Palace during the rehearsal for Trooping

Band of the Coldstream Guards marching past Buckingham Palace during the rehearsal for Trooping the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: The Army celebrate the birthday of their Queen

The Army celebrate the birthday of their Queen
Pictured are members of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment (HCMR) on the Mall as the Army celebrate the birthday of their Queen

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Soldiers at Trooping the Colour 2012, The Queens Birthday Parade, Horse Guards, Whitehall, London

Soldiers at Trooping the Colour 2012, The Queens Birthday Parade, Horse Guards, Whitehall, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Scots Guards marching along The Mall, Trooping the Colour, London, England

Scots Guards marching along The Mall, Trooping the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Trooping the Colour, Horseguards Parade, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Trooping the Colour, Horseguards Parade, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Horse Guards at Trooping the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Horse Guards at Trooping the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Trooping the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Trooping the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Queens Guards, London, England, UK

Queens Guards, London, England, UK

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Coldstream Guards leaving Wellington Barracks during Trooping the Colour, London, England

Coldstream Guards leaving Wellington Barracks during Trooping the Colour, London, England

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Aircraft mark The Queens 90th Birthday with a fly-past over Buckingham palace

Aircraft mark The Queens 90th Birthday with a fly-past over Buckingham palace
Pictured are an RAF Sentinel an Airseeker and two Tornado GR4 s. Her Majestys official 90th Birthday celebrations ended with an impressive display of 15 different types of aircraft

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Soldiers at Trooping the Colour 2012, The Queens Official Birthday Parade, Horse Guards

Soldiers at Trooping the Colour 2012, The Queens Official Birthday Parade, Horse Guards, Whitehall, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Household Cavalry at the 2012 Trooping the Colour ceremony on the Mall and at Buckingham Palace

Household Cavalry at the 2012 Trooping the Colour ceremony on the Mall and at Buckingham Palace, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: 31 Aircraft mark The Queenas 90th Birthday with flypast

31 Aircraft mark The Queenas 90th Birthday with flypast
Her Majestys official 90th Birthday celebrations ended with an impressive display of 15 different types of aircraft, five of which are being provided by squadrons celebrating their own 100th

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Aircraft mark The Queens 90th Birthday with a fly-past over Buckingham palace

Aircraft mark The Queens 90th Birthday with a fly-past over Buckingham palace
Her Majestys official 90th Birthday celebrations ended with an impressive display of 15 different types of aircraft, five of which are being provided by squadrons celebrating their own 100th

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: King George V at Trooping of Colors, May 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

King George V at Trooping of Colors, May 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
King George V at Trooping of Colors, May 1911. Shows King George V Trooping the Colour, for the first time in May 1911 in front of the Admiralty Extension Building

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Royal Salute

Royal Salute
Pictured from within Buckingham Palace is an element of The Prince of Wales takeing a Royal Salute from the Household Cavalry Regiment, in front of Buckingham Palace, following the Colonels Review

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: RAF Aircraft Flypast Over Buckingham Palace

RAF Aircraft Flypast Over Buckingham Palace
A Royal Air Force KC-30 Voyager Air Tanker aircraft (centre) is flanked by two Tornado GR4 and two Typhoon FGR4 jets (bottom) during a flypast over Buckingham Palace

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Presentation of Colours to the Victoria Rifles at Montreal, Canada, 1862. Creator: E. Skill

Presentation of Colours to the Victoria Rifles at Montreal, Canada, 1862. Creator: E. Skill
Presentation of Colours to the Victoria Rifles at Montreal, Canada, 1862. Engraving from a photograph by Mr. Notman. The Victoria Rifle Corps, Montreal

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Band of the Welsh Guards leaving Wellington Barracks during Trooping the Colour, London, England

Band of the Welsh Guards leaving Wellington Barracks during Trooping the Colour, London, England

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Trooping the Colour, London, England, Uk

Trooping the Colour, London, England, Uk

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Bandsman during Trooping the Colour, London, England, Uk

Bandsman during Trooping the Colour, London, England, Uk

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Horseguards during Trooping the Colour, London, England, Uk

Horseguards during Trooping the Colour, London, England, Uk

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: UK, England, London, Trooping the Colour Ceremony at Horse Guards Parade Whitehall

UK, England, London, Trooping the Colour Ceremony at Horse Guards Parade Whitehall

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Trooping the Colour at the Horse Guards (litho)

Trooping the Colour at the Horse Guards (litho)
726910 Trooping the Colour at the Horse Guards (litho) by Renouard, Charles Paul (1845-1924) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Queens Birthday in London)

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: The Queens Birthday (b / w photo)

The Queens Birthday (b / w photo)
1604805 The Queens Birthday (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Queens Birthday. Illustration for The Illustrated London News, 2 June 1894)

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Trooping the Colour on the Queens Birthday (b / w photo)

Trooping the Colour on the Queens Birthday (b / w photo)
1614954 Trooping the Colour on the Queens Birthday (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Trooping the Colour on the Queens Birthday)

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Trooping the Colour on the Queens Birthday, Arrival of the Prince of Wales (engraving)

Trooping the Colour on the Queens Birthday, Arrival of the Prince of Wales (engraving)
1627062 Trooping the Colour on the Queens Birthday, Arrival of the Prince of Wales (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: The Queens Birthday at Cairo, British Troops saluting the Flag (b / w photo)

The Queens Birthday at Cairo, British Troops saluting the Flag (b / w photo)
1598966 The Queens Birthday at Cairo, British Troops saluting the Flag (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Queens Birthday at Cairo)

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Trooping the Colour, poster advertising British Railways, c. 1950 (colour litho)

Trooping the Colour, poster advertising British Railways, c. 1950 (colour litho)
CH466629 Trooping the Colour, poster advertising British Railways, c.1950 (colour litho) by Clark, Christopher (1875-1942); 97x125 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: The Queens birthday in London

The Queens birthday in London
2905889 The Queens birthday in London by Renouard, Charles Paul (1845-1924); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Queens birthday in London)

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Sketches at Trooping the Colours on the Queens Birthday (engraving)

Sketches at Trooping the Colours on the Queens Birthday (engraving)
1614032 Sketches at Trooping the Colours on the Queens Birthday (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Sketches at Trooping the Colours on the Queens Birthday)

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Celebrating the Queens Birthday in London, Trooping the Colour at the Horse Guards

Celebrating the Queens Birthday in London, Trooping the Colour at the Horse Guards, the March Past (litho)
1051954 Celebrating the Queens Birthday in London, Trooping the Colour at the Horse Guards, the March Past (litho) by Dadd

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Trooping the Colour, and Inspection by the Prince of Wales, at the Horse Guards Parade on 3 June

Trooping the Colour, and Inspection by the Prince of Wales, at the Horse Guards Parade on 3 June (b / w photo)
1598962 Trooping the Colour, and Inspection by the Prince of Wales, at the Horse Guards Parade on 3 June (b/w photo) by English Photographer

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: The Kings Birthday in London, the March Past after the Trooping of the Colours at the Horse Guards

The Kings Birthday in London, the March Past after the Trooping of the Colours at the Horse Guards (litho)
1043845 The Kings Birthday in London, the March Past after the Trooping of the Colours at the Horse Guards (litho) by Haenen

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Trooping the Colour, a British Railways advertising poster, c

Trooping the Colour, a British Railways advertising poster, c
1769893 Trooping the Colour, a British Railways advertising poster, c.1950 (colour lithograph) by Clark, Christopher (1875-1942); 97x125 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Trooping the Colour)

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Trooping the Colour, Buckingham Palace, London, Saturday 16th June 1990

Trooping the Colour, Buckingham Palace, London, Saturday 16th June 1990. Our picture shows... Prince Harry looking down from Buckingham Palace window at proceedings in courtyard

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: His Majesty with the Duke of Gloucester, at the Trooping the Colour, 1928, 1937

His Majesty with the Duke of Gloucester, at the Trooping the Colour, 1928, 1937
His Majesty (Wearing R.A.F. Uniform) with the Duke of Gloucester, at the Trooping the Colour, 1928, 1937. The Duke of York (1920-1936) became King George VI on 11 December 1936

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: King George Riding With the Late King George V and the Prince of Wales, 1928. 1937

King George Riding With the Late King George V and the Prince of Wales, 1928. 1937
King George (When Duke of York) Riding With the Late King George V and the Prince of Wales at the Trooping of the Colour, Horse Guards Parade, 1928. 1937

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Trooping the Colour Pageantry, 1937

Trooping the Colour Pageantry, 1937
Trooping the Colour Pageantry on the Kings official 42nd Birthday, 1936 (1937). From Coronation Souvenir Book 1937, edited by Gordon Beckles. [Daily Express, London, 1937]

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Crowds gathering in The Mall for the trooping of the colour, London, 1926-1927

Crowds gathering in The Mall for the trooping of the colour, London, 1926-1927. From Wonderful London, volume II, edited by Arthur St John Adcock, published by Amalgamated Press (London, 1926-1927)

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: At Trooping The Colour Ceremony, 1932 (1937)

At Trooping The Colour Ceremony, 1932 (1937). The Duke of York overseeing the Trooping of the Colour on Horse Guards Parade on 4 June 1932

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Trooping the Colour on the queens birthday, St Jamess Park, London, 1900. Artist: Sydney Prior Hall

Trooping the Colour on the queens birthday, St Jamess Park, London, 1900. Artist: Sydney Prior Hall
Trooping the Colour on the queens birthday, St Jamess Park, London, 1900. Military event to celebrate Queen Victorias birthday

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Guards trooping the colours in St Jamess Park on Her Majestys birthday, 1875

Guards trooping the colours in St Jamess Park on Her Majestys birthday, 1875. This was possibly in celebration of Queen Victorias birthday which was on 24 May

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Detachment of Mounted Guard in the Mall en route to Trooping of the Colour, London

Detachment of Mounted Guard in the Mall en route to Trooping of the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Guards Military Band marching past Buckingham Palace en route to the Trooping of the Colour

Guards Military Band marching past Buckingham Palace en route to the Trooping of the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Soldiers at Trooping the Colour 2012, The Birthday Parade of the Queen, Horse Guards, Whitehall

Soldiers at Trooping the Colour 2012, The Birthday Parade of the Queen, Horse Guards, Whitehall, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageTrooping The Colour Collection: Scots Guards marching past Buckingham Palace, Rehearsal for Trooping the Colour

Scots Guards marching past Buckingham Palace, Rehearsal for Trooping the Colour, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe




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"Trooping the Colour: A Majestic Celebration of Queen and Country" Every year, in the heart of London, a grand spectacle unfolds as the Band of the Coldstream Guards marches past Buckingham Palace during the rehearsal for Trooping the Colour. This iconic event is not just any parade; it is an extraordinary display of honor and tradition. The Army comes together to celebrate the birthday of their beloved Queen. The soldiers at Trooping the Colour 2012 proudly participate in The Queen's Birthday Parade, showcasing their unwavering loyalty and dedication. As they march along The Mall, accompanied by bagpipes and drums, their synchronized movements create a mesmerizing sight that captivates all who witness it. Horse Guards stand tall and resolute at this momentous occasion. Their presence adds an air of regality to Horseguards Parade as they pay homage to their monarch. Clad in immaculate uniforms with shining helmets, these guards symbolize strength and protection for Her Majesty. Amidst cheers from onlookers lining the streets, Trooping the Colour commences with great pomp and splendor, and is a celebration that unites people from all walks of life – locals and tourists alike – who gather to witness this remarkable display honoring both history and heritage. As if choreographed by angels themselves, aircraft mark The Queen's 90th Birthday with a breathtaking fly-past over Buckingham Palace. This awe-inspiring aerial performance serves as a reminder that even amidst modernity, traditions are cherished dearly. The Household Cavalry takes center stage at this prestigious ceremony on The Mall and at Buckingham Palace itself. These brave men atop majestic horses embody elegance combined with military prowess—a true representation of British royalty. Trooping the Colour holds immense significance not only for England but also Europe as a whole. It showcases unity among nations while paying tribute to centuries-old customs that have shaped our present-day society. A grand celebration that encapsulates the essence of British pride and honor.