The Queen’s Colour Squadron falls under 8 Force Protection Wing and is the RAFs dedicated ceremonial unit, responsible for representing the RAF at both state and national ceremonial occasions, and providing Guards of Honour for the Royal Family, heads of state, dignitaries and other VIPs.
The Queen's Colour Squadron custodian has the honour of providing the Escort Squadron whenever the Colour is paraded. With other ceremonial duties also include mounting The Queen’s Guard on behalf of the RAF at the London Palaces and Windsor Castle.
Manned exclusively by the Officers and Gunners of the RAF Regiment, the Queen's Colour Squadron holds a dual role capability as a regular field squadron under 63 Squadron RAF Regiment.
The Queen’s Colour Squadron is renowned for its Continuity Drill Displays and has thrilled audiences around the world including Germany, Poland, Holland, Switzerland, Canada, Australia and the United States of America. They also hold the world record for completing over 2,700,000 foot and rifle drill movements in 23 hours and 55 minutes.
The Queen’s Colour Squadron can consider requests up to 12 months in advance of your engagement, therefore an early submission is recommended. Enquiries should be made through RAF Ceremonial Cell at RAF Northolt. They will present any requests to the Engagement Officer below.
Engagement based on availability and Financial Categories.
PDF - Enquiry and Booking Form
Contact the Engagements Officer
Flying Officer James Grant
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0208 8426016