Queen Elizabeth Trooping the Colour 2020
UNITED KINGDOM

QUEEN ELIZABETH II AT TROOPING THE COLOUR 2020

Typically, the Queen Elizabeth’s Official Birthday is marked with a Parade called Trooping the Colour.

This year, for the first time since 1955, it was decided that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Trooping the Colour 2020 would not go ahead in it’s traditional form at Buckingham Palace and Horse Guards Parade.



Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Official Birthday, Trooping the Colour 2020, with a small military ceremony and Royal Salute on the morning of June 13th in the Quadrangle of Windsor Castle, in line with the Government’s Social Distancing Guidelines.

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have been quarantined at Windsor Castle since March.

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Queen Elizabeth II seen at The Sovereign’s Entrance of Windsor Castle ahead of the military ceremony to mark her Official Birthday.

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Happy Queen Elizabeth II.



The Band of the Household Division march into the Quadrangle of Windsor Castle ahead of Queen Elizabeth II’s arrival to attend a military ceremony marking her Official Birthday.

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Queen Elizabeth II was accompanied by Lieutenant Colonel Michael Vernon (Comptroller of the Lord Chamberlain’s Office) and Vice Admiral Tony Johnstone-Burt (Master of the Household).

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The Queen watched her scaled down Birthday Parade from the Castle’s Quadrangle.

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The Welsh Guards performed a pared back ceremony for The Queen, with music from the Band of the Household Division.

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Her Majesty, the Battalion’s Colonel-in-Chief, took the Royal Salute at the ceremony and watched a series of military drills.

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The Queen seemed to very much enjoy the Trooping today. After the Troops march off, you could spot her having an animated conversation with her equerry Lieutenant Colonel Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah, Lieutenant Colonel Michael Vernon (Comptroller of the Lord Chamberlain’s Office) and Vice Admiral Tony Johnstone-Burt (Master of the Householdas they walked back into the Castle.

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A general view of the royal standard flag at Windsor Castle.



Royal Fashion: Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II wore grey outfit by Stewart Parvin. It’s a floral silk dress with pleated hem detail, in shades of jade grey and dusty pink. Her hat is by Rachel Trevor-Morgan.

She also wore her Diamond Leek Welsh Guards Brooch. Leeks are traditional symbol of Wales and featured on the regiment’s cap badge.

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The Queen’s hat is by Rachel Trevor-Morgan.

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The Diamond Leek Welsh Guards Brooch.



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