Coronation parade troops treated to Big Lunch as they prepare for pageant

Presenter Mel Giedroyc met soldiers, horses and musicians who will take part in the coronation weekend.

Presenter Mel Geidroyc with members of the Scots Guards and Coldstream Guards during the Coronation Big Lunch with military at Wellington Barracks, London (Aaron Chown/PA)

By Tim Sigsworth, PA

Presenter Mel Giedroyc has hailed the “incredible” soldiers who will take part in the King’s coronation as she joined them at a barracks in central London for the first Coronation Big Lunch.