The IN GUARDIA PARADE is a re-enactment that portrays an authentic event that took place regularly inside Malta's major fortifications of the Order of St. John. The re-enactment portrays the inspection of the fort and its garrison by the Grand Bailiff of the Order of the Knights of St. John in charge of military affairs. During the re-enactment, of the fort's garrison - some 50 re-enactors in all, kitted-out in their uniforms perform their military drill to demonstrate to the Grand Bailiff its state of readiness. The show begins at 11.00hrs and lasts 40 minutes. In case of inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstance the event may be cancelled without prior notice. When in doubt it is best to contact the Tourist Information Centre at Melita Street, Valletta on tel: 00356 22915440 1 / 2.