Bearskins, Bayonets & Bravery - Notes from The Guards Museum Episode 11

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Jun 10 2020 52 mins   1

With the annual Birthday Parade also known as Trooping the Colour cancelled this year due to the pandemic, this week the Director has arranged an interview with the man who usually co-ordinates this iconic ceremony, Warrant Officer Class 1 (Garrison Sergeant Major Andrew Stokes.  'Big Vern', as he is known gives his unique perspective on the parade....its origins, how it is planned and its relevance today.  He also shares welcome news about a ceremony to be held in Windsor on Saturday 13th June to mark Her Majesty's official birthday. 

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