Trooping the Colour 2018 How the November weather brought about the Queens

The colourful display of flag-flying and pageantry takes place every summer and is attended by the Queen and her family. This year, the world will hope to see the Duke and Duchess of Sussex cradling their baby boy on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.  Trooping the Colour, the official celebration of the Queen’s birthday, is here, with Union Jack-clad merrymakers set to gather at The Mall in London to catch a glimpse of the Royal family. Otherwise known as the Queen’s Birthday Parade, the event marks the sovereign’s birthday. However, as Elizabeth II wasn’t born in June, why do the Royal family celebrate her birth on the second Saturday of this month? Here is everything you need to know about…