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His Majesty King Charles III's first official birthday is celebrated on 17 June 2023 and will be marked with the annual military spectacle - Trooping the Colour or the King's Birthday Parade - from Horse Guards in London.

Coverage of the King's Birthday Parade begins at 10.30am on Saturday 17 June.

Huw Edwards introduces live coverage of King Charles III’s first official birthday parade from the heart of London on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

Regiments of the Household Division troop their colour on Horse Guards Parade in a world-renowned spectacle full of music, majesty and military precision.The morning’s events culminate with the annual RAF fly-past and the royal family’s iconic balcony appearance.

JJ Chalmers speaks live to those associated with this remarkable day.

Accessible commentary created for blind and partially sighted audience members will be available on the Red Button. Uninterrupted coverage of the live events will also be available on BBC iPlayer.

Highlights of the day's events will be broadcast on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer from 6.10pm.

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