What is the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee?
The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee is a global celebration of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as she mark 60 years on the throne. She has served her country for 60 years, becoming the second longest serving monarch in British History. To celebrate this, there will be a series of celebrations throughout Britain, the Commonwealth and countries like Canada and Australia held in 2012. We plan a full range of multi-channel coverage for the festivities so stayed tuned to Anglotopia for more coverage!
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Upcoming Royal Tours
- The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea
- The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall: Channel Islands, Isle of Man
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge: Malaysia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu
- Prince Harry: Belize, Jamaica, The Bahamas
- The Duke of York: India
- The Earl and Countess of Wessex: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Gibraltar, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
- The Princess Royal: Mozambique, Zambia
- The Duke of Gloucester: British Virgin Islands, Malta
- The Duke of Kent: Falkland Islands, Uganda
Key Events and Dates
Saturday 2nd June, 2012
The Queen will attend the Epsom Derby.
Sunday 3rd June, 2012
The Big Jubilee Lunch: Countrywide Street Parties.
The Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant: This event will take place on the Thames and consist of up to 1,000 boats assembled from across the UK, the Commonwealth and around the world.
Monday 4th June, 2012
BBC Concert at Buckingham Palace: There will be a televised Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace.
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Beacons: A network of 2,012 Beacons will be lit by communities and individuals throughout the UK
Tuesday 5th June, 2012
Service of Thanksgiving and Carriage Procession: There will be a Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral and a formal carriage Procession by The Queen.