Triennial Battle between the Tower of London and All Hallows

Triennial Battle between the Tower of London and All Hallows
 
  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 Free

Every third year, on Ascension Day, the traditional Beating the Bounds ceremony includes a 'battle' with the Governor and Yeomen Warders of HM Tower of London at the boundary mark shared by the Tower and the church.

During the middle ages the boundary was always in dispute, and this meeting commemorates an occasion in 1698 when a riot took place between the people of the Tower and those of the parish.

The Beefeaters and parish will parade around the Tower earlier in the evening, before meeting to exchange messages at 7pm, and then continue the beating ceremony.

You can watch, from a sensible distance.

A review from previous years is here.


Contact and Booking Details

 
  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 Free

Booking details and information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.

Disclaimer: All information given is correct at the time of compiling the listings. Any questions about the event should be directed to the event organiser.

2022-05-26 18:00 2022-05-26 18:00 Europe/London Triennial Battle between the Tower of London and All Hallows The Beefeaters of the Tower will parade around the Tower of London to beat the bounds before a "battle" with the neighbouring church. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2022/05/26/triennial-battle-between-the-tower-of-london-and-all-hallows-292411 Tower of London,Tower Hill, London,London,

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Tower of London,

Tower Hill, London,
London,
EC3N 4AB

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The Beefeaters of the Tower will parade around the Tower of London to beat the bounds before a "battle" with the neighbouring church.
Thursday, 26th May 6pm to 8pm
 
Triennial Battle between the Tower of London and All Hallows
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