Here are all the details of what exactly trooping the colour is

10:01 PM | 9 Jun, 2018
Here are all the details of what exactly trooping the colour is
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Ok so for those of you who are wondering what Trooping the colour is and how did it began? No need to consult your history books here is everything you need to know about this trending words today!

First we need to talk about what’s up with these Two birthday tradition. So let’s go back 250 years when King George II started this tradition of double birthdays. His November birthday often saw rain so he decided to celebrate with the public in the summers (how convenient).

Coming back to Trooping colours, this official parade includes over 1,400parading soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians according to Kensington Palace. On this event the immediate family members are typically in attendance including Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge, Duke and Dutchess of Cornwell, Duke and Dutchess of Sussex. Even princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie (Daughters of Prince Andrew, Queens second son) made an appearance.

All the royals travel in different carriages and make their way up to the balcony where they greet the audience .

Here is this year’s Trooping the colour, just in case you missed it.