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Parades

In recent years, apart from escorting and attending the Lord Mayor and parading at many City functions the Company has:

  • provided guards for great occasions at the City of London’s Guildhall, such as state banquets and the receptions following services at St Paul’s Cathedral for HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and Baroness Thatcher’s funeral
  • provided a Sovereign’s Guard for a Buckingham Palace Garden Party and guards for charity events at St James’s Palace
  • been reviewed by HM The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh
  • provided a carpet guard for the British Government dinner marking the visit of Pope Benedict XVI
     

Overseas the company has:

  • participated in parades to mark the founding of the Grenadier Guards in Bruges, Belgium, in the presence of members of the British and Belgian Royal Families.
  • visited Boston to take part in the June Day celebrations of the HAC’s sister unit, the Ancient  & Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts
  • taken part in the centenary commemoration of the Battle of Vittorio Veneto, the final action of WW1 in northern Italy
  • attended the 500th anniversary celebrations of the Pontifical Swiss Guard in Rome
  • been invited to take part in the Mayflower 400 celebrations in Plymouth, Massachusetts in 2020.

 

 

 

Contact us

Ensign David Hadden
Clerk & Adjutant
Company of Pikemen & Musketeers
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Telephone: 07450 536614