Buckingham Palace

In 2012 there were many events to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee.

In 2012 Her Majesty was accompanied by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh on an extensive tour of regional visits, the Queen will be visiting North London, Wales, South London, South West London, the East Midlands, North West London, East Anglia South East England, the West Midlands, North East England and of course Scotland during Holyrood week.


Other members of the Royal Family will mark the Jubilee celebrations with overseas visits to various countries

New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Papua New Guinea, The Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands will be visited by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.

Singapore, Tuvalu, and the Solomon Islands will be visited by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The Bahamas, Belize, and Jamaica will be visited by Prince Harry.

India will be visited by The Duke of York

Zambia and Mozambique will be visited by The Princess Royal.

Malta and the British Virgin Islands will be visited by The Duke of Gloucester.

Grenada, Antigua and Barbuda, Gibraltar, Barbados, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis Trinidad and Tobago will be visited by he Earl and Countess of Wessex.

Uganda and the Falkland Islands will be visited by The Duke of Kent.



3rd June - The Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant

Over 1000 boats and ships will muster on the river Thames, visit London to witness one of the largest flotillas ever.


3rd June - Concert at Buckingham Palace

The BBC will televise the Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace with tickets being available via Ballot.


4th June - The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Beacons

AA network of 2012 Beacons will be lit by communities in the UK as well as the Commonwealth


5th June - Service of Thanksgiving and Carriage Procession

The service will be held at St Paul's Cathedral  and will be followed  by a formal carriage Procession.


Diamond Jubilee

UK Diamond Jubilee events.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Coronation took place in Westminster Abbey on the 2nd June 1953, the ceremony was conducted by Dr Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury in 1953. The young Princess flew back to Britain following the King's sad death as Queen.