How do I contact the Grenadier Guards?

How do I contact the Grenadier Guards?

Contact information

  1. Points of contact:
  2. Regimental Adjutant. Major James Gatehouse. [email protected]. Tel.
  3. Welfare. Major Andy Green. Regimental Treasurer. [email protected].
  4. Regimental Enquiries. General Office Tel. 020 7414 3284. [email protected].
  5. Association and Shop. LSgt Glen Davis. Tel. 020 7414 3285.

Which United Kingdom Regiment of Foot Guards has green and white plumes in their bearskin hats?

The Welsh Guards
The Welsh Guards are identified by having their buttons on their tunic arranged in two groups of five, with a distinctive white/green/white plume on the left hand side of their bearskins. H.R.H. The Prince of Wales it the Colonel of this regiment of Welsh Guards.

Are there any female Coldstream Guards?

It is one of two regiments of the Household Division that can trace its lineage to the New Model Army. Female soldiers have been present in the Coldtream Guards band as musicians since 2002.

How tall do you have to be to be a Grenadier Guard?

‘The height requirement has been brought down to 5′ 10″, but traditionally, if you were in the Queen’s Company within the Grenadier Guards, you had to be 6’ 2″ or over. They were known as “the models” because they were so tall.

Are there any female Guardsmen?

Women have only been allowed to hold front-line combat roles since 2018. Nevertheless, there is already a significant number in the Household units, which includes the five guards regiments and the two regiments of the Household Cavalry.

Why are British guard hats so tall?

“The idea was that you made your foot soldiers look taller and therefore more fearsome,” said Richard Fitzwilliams, a royal commentator based in London. “They used to fulfill a practical need for a foot soldier in battle. They were used when fighting the French in the Napoleonic wars.

Can you help with calls to the Wellington Barracks or chapel?

Please note we are not on the Wellington Barracks telephone system and are unable to assist with calls for the Barracks or the Chapel. E: [email protected]

How far in advance should I book Wellington Barracks tours?

We recommend booking Wellington Barracks tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 4 Wellington Barracks tours on Tripadvisor

What is there to do at the Horse Guards Barracks?

The location of the barracks is excellent for enjoying St. James park across the street, or watching their ranks formation and inspection, catching some of the band action, then walking at speed to Buckingham Palace to catch horse guards action. The band played very crowd pleasing tunes from Indiana Jones and Star Wars on this day, a Monday.