Highlights of the Queen’s Jubilee are still coming in~ but look for photos and reports on these last events from the Jubilee this past weekend. We hope that Prince Philip is recovering from his recent illness.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Queen Elizabeth and other members of the Royal Family will attend the Epson Derby.
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Big Jubilee Lunch
People will be encouraged to share lunch with their neighbors and friends. This may take the form of a traditional party, street gathering or picnic lunch. Dozens of famous faces have revealed what they will bring to their nearest Big Lunch. Chef Rick Stein, will offer guests portions of his fish pie. Actress Joanna Lumley, will be bring home-made Parmesan cheese wafers. News commentator, Wesley Kerr, said he will being chicken with rice and peas.
Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant:
Over 1,000 boats from around the world will form a flotilla and travel down the Thames. The lead boat will be the Royal Barge Gloriana. The Gloriana, cost one million pounds, covered in gold, leaf, is 94 feet long and powered by 18 oarsmen. The Queen and members of the Royal Family. News as to what vessel. they will aboard has not been announced. Many think the Queen and her security team may pick the vessel named the Spirit of Chartwell. The flotilla will be 7 miles long, viewing time would be ninety minutes to see beginning to end.
Monday, June 4, 2012
Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace:
Musical Programme for the concert will feature British and Commonwealth musicians. The sing-along selections have been announced:
Land of Hope and Glory
There’ll always be and England
Life on the Ocean Wave
White Cliffs of Dover
We’ll Meet Again
Men of Harlech
Calling all Workers
Scotland the Brave
Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Beacons:
Queen Elizabeth will light the first beacon. Following a chain the beacons will be lighted in communities throughout the united Kingdom, Channel Island, the Isle of Man and the British Commonwealth.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Service of Thanksgiving:
Church service at St. Paul’s Cathedral.
The Queen and the Royal Family, invited aristocracy and 300 guests will attend the Service of Thanksgiving. A new and special prayer for the Diamond Jubilee will be included in the service.
This will be followed two receptions:
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will attend a short reception at Mansion House. Other members of the Royal Family will attend a reception to Guildhall.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will drive form Mansion House to Westminster Hall to attend a Diamond Jubilee lunch to be given for Queen by the Livery.
This reception will by followed by a carriage procession back to Buckingham Palace. The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh will appear on the famous balcony at Buckingham Palace for an RAF Flyover.