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The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee; London Events

Join The Queen of England as she celebrates 60 years on The Throne 2nd – 5th June 2012

At the end of May, Londoner’s are usually treated to a Bank Holiday off from work but that has been changed this year. In ode to the Queen, the Bank Holiday has been pushed back one more week to celebrate 60 years of being on the throne.

The international celebration will mark the 60th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II to the thrones of seven countries. The Queen took to the throne on February 6th 1952 which was followed by her coronation June 2nd in 1953. Having already celebrated her Silver and Golden Jubilee, The Queen now sees her Diamond Jubilee celebration this year. The celebration will also make her the second British monarch to celebrate the occasion.

Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her long lasting reign over a duration of four days (2 – 5th June,) giving Londoners a extra day off June 5th!* ┬áThe extended Bank Holiday weekend is set to be home to heaps of celebratory events in and around the capital city, some of which you can find on our website.

Events will include street parties, big screens of the celebrations taking place in central London and many more. If you like to catch The Queen out on her travels, we have a guide to her whereabouts over the extended weekend.

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Category: Special Events