What is the Queen doing today (9/6/2018)? Trooping the Colour

9th June 2018

Today the Queen is celebrating her official birthday, her actual birthday is April 21st. The tradition of our monarchs having two birthdays a year actually has to do with the weather, if their real birthday is in the winter traditionally the Trooping of the Colour, which is the official birthday parade, has taken place in the summer. Throughout the Queen’s reign the Trooping of the Colour has usually been held on the second Saturday in June. Continue reading “What is the Queen doing today (9/6/2018)? Trooping the Colour”