Prince Charles reviews Trooping the Colour rehearsal

Guards Regiments Trooping the Colour on Horse Guard Parade. Credit: PA

Prince Charles has led the Welsh Guards in the final rehearsal for this year’s Queen’s Birthday Parade.

Troops of the Welsh Guards during the Colonel's Review. Credit: PA

The Colonel's Review is the final dress rehearsal before the Trooping the Colour, which will be held next Saturday in front of the Queen.

Trooping the Colour as it is passes in front of the Guards Regiments. Credit: PA

The Queen is currently spending the weekend in Windsor as the Duke of Edinburgh recovers in hospital following his exploratory operation. The Duke is expected to miss the event.

The Prince of Wales rides across Horse Guards Parade. Credit: PA

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The Prince of Wales returns to Buckingham Palace after the rehearsal. Credit: PA


Final Kate outing before birth

The Duchess of Cambridge made her last public appearance before the birth of her first child when she joined thousands of well-wishers to celebrate the Queen's official birthday at the Trooping the Colour parade.