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The Queen's Birthday Gun SalutesThe Queen celebrates her 92nd birthday in 2018 and on 21st April - The Queen's actual birthday, which she celebrates privately - the occasion is marked publicly by gun salutes in London. The 41-gun Queen's Birthday Gun Salute in Hyde Park takes place at midday, followed an hour later by a 62-gun salute at the Tower Of London. It's a spectacular show of pomp and ceremony and it's also the only time when you will see horses legally at a full gallop in a Royal Park - with a ton and a half of cannon in tow. While the Queen's Birthday Gun Salutes are held to celebrate her actual birthday on 21st April, there are further celebrations for her official birthday in June which is marked by Trooping the Colour.

 

About Hyde Park

Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical terms one huge, merging expanse. The 'split' dates back to 1728 when Queen Caroline, wife of George II, took almost 300 acres from Hyde Park to form Kensington Gardens. The 350 acres that remained has become one of London's best-loved parks. More about Hyde Park

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British Summer Time Hyde ParkBritish Summer Time Hyde ParkBritish Summer Time Hyde ParkBob Dylan, Florence + The Machine and Robbie Williams play live in Hyde Park as British Summer Time returns for a seventh year in 2019 with another impressive line-up of big names in rock and pop. Playing Hyde Park on Friday 12th July, Bob Dylan and Neil Young take to the open air stage. Florence + The Machine and The National appear on Saturday 132019-07-12T00:00:00+01002019-07-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Bob Dylan, Florence + The Machine and Robbie Williams play live in Hyde Park as British Summer Time returns for a seventh year in 2019 with another impressive line-up of big names in rock and pop. Playing Hyde Park on Friday 12th July, Bob Dylan and Neil Young take to the open air stage. Florence + The Machine and The National appear on Saturday 13... More about this event
 

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