Changing of the Guard

Lord Louis Mountbatten said that any regiment that was good at ceremonial would be good on the field of battle, and these regiments are very good at ceremonial. The Guard Change is mounted by the Household Division of the British Army and involves collecting the Old Guard from various palaces around St James' Park and replacing them with the New Guard from Wellington Barracks. Flag waving, key swapping, precision marching all adding up to one of the world's greatest tourist attractions.

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