Company of Pikemen & Musketeers, Honourable Artillery Company

The Company of Pikemen & Musketeers is a ceremonial unit of the Honourable Artillery Company and one of only six royally warranted bodies in the UK.

The Company is dressed and equipped as members of the HAC would have been in the 1640s and is tasked to provide a body guard and escort for the Lord Mayor when on official business. These duties are primarily at Mansion House and Guildhall but the Company also parades at livery halls, royal palaces and provides period displays of 17th century drills and music. All members have given many years' service with the Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest unit in the British Army, which provides a regiment for the Army Reserve.