LONDON — Britain is celebrating the official birthday of King Charles III on Saturday with a navy parade referred to as Trooping the Color. Greater than 1,400 troopers, 200 horses and 400 musicians will be a part of for what Buckingham Palace describes as “an excellent show of navy precision, horsemanship and fanfare.”
They’ve been doing this for greater than 260 years. For the previous seven many years, the consideration was bestowed upon Queen Elizabeth II — and final yr the celebration was an particularly massive one, marking her Platinum Jubilee. This yr’s Trooping the Color is the primary since Elizabeth died and her son Charles grew to become king in September. Right here’s what to know.