QUEEN ELIZABETH II: THE OFFICIAL DIAMOND JUBILEE WEEKEND

The events for Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee on the official Diamond Jubilee Weekend are as follows:

Saturday June 2, 2012:   Queen Elizabeth II attends the Epsom Derby.

Sunday June 3, 2012The Big Jubilee Lunch:  The Big Lunch: where street parties and group picnic lunches take place.

The Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant:  Taking place on the River Thames where 1,000 boats from all over the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and the world gather to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee.  On board the Royal Barge, which will be the flotilla’s centerpiece, will be the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

Monday June 4, 2012BBC Concert at Buckingham Palace:  Musicians from Britain and the Commonwealth  will participate in a concert organized by the BBC.

Tuesday June 5, 2012:  This day will see the culmination of the Diamond Jubilee events in London with celebrations throughout and a Service of Thanksgiving at St. Paul’s Cathedral.  There will be two official receptions and a lunch at Westminster Hall, as well as a carriage procession to Buckingham Palace and the traditional balcony appearance by the royal family.  Photos by Corbis.

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