King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery display in Regents Park

  • The annual inspection of the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery will be taking place tomorrow (Thursday 1 May) in Regents Park.

    Major General William Cubitt, General Officer Commanding of the Household division, will conduct the inspection at 11am.

    The King’s Troop will perform its world-famous musical drive, supported by the band of the Royal Artillery and the public can enjoy the display on Gloucester Green in the north-east corner of Regents Park, free of charge.

    Based in St Johns Wood The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery is responsible for firing Royal and ceremonial salutes. All of its 13lb guns were used during World War One and are over 100 years old. Six horses draw each gun and limber, with the gun detachment riding behind each gun.

    The King’s Troop RHA can also be seen as part of The Queen’s birthday parade in April, the state opening of parliament, state visits and Remembrance Day.

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