Household Division

The Household Division
The Household Division is responsible for ceremonial events like Trooping the Colour and Beating Retreat. Read More
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The Household Division is made up of the two Mounted Regiments of the Household Cavalry and the five Foot Guards Regiments who guard the Queen.

The Regiments of the Household Division perform both operational and ceremonial roles. Their ceremonial events include the Changing of the Guard, the Changing of the Life Guard, State Visits, State Opening of Parliament, Trooping the Colour, Beating Retreat and Scarlet and Gold.

To learn more about the Household Cavalry Regiments and the Household Foot Guards, visit the Household Cavalry Museum and the Guards Museum. The Royal Military Chapel (Guards' Chapel) is also open to visitors and for Sunday services.

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Nearest rail: Charing Cross Nearest Tube: Charing Cross, Embankment or Westminster

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