23 May The queen’s platinum jubilee! What to expect!
On the 6th of February this year Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth.
To praise this extraordinary commemoration, various events and celebrations will occur consistently, finishing in a multi day UK bank occasion end of the week from Thursday second to Sunday fifth June.
The four days of festivities will incorporate public events and local area exercises, as well as public showcase of reflection on The Queen’s 70 years of administration.
The festivities will start on the 2nd of June. The Queen’s Birthday Parade will be held at 11am. The colour will be trooped by the 1st Battalion, officers and soldiers from the household Division showcasing a Horse guards parade, the Irish Guards, and an army of musicians accompanying the parade . This annual event has now marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign for over 260 years.
The 3d of June: It will include a Thanksgiving service for The Queen’s reign will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral. The cathedral’s bell which is the largest church bell in the country, will be rung for the Service, in which will be the 1st royal occasion it will be rung.
The 4th of June: Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by Members of the Royal Family, will attend the Derby at Epsom Downs.
The 5th of June: Thousands of people have registered to host Big Jubilee Lunches on the Platinum celebration weekend, with events ranging from world record attempts for the longest street party to back garden BBQ’s and everything in between. Millions of people across the UK are expected to be joining the celebrations at Big Jubilee Lunches as part of this nationwide act of community friendship.
Many iconic figures will be attending the festivities throughout the Jubilee Holiday, and we hope you won’t miss the fun!