Diamond Jubilee News
London airports welcome Jubilee visitors
As the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations sweep the nation this weekend, London’s airports have been welcoming thousands of international visitors who are descending to the capital city to enjoy the celebrations.
Diamond Jubilee concert set to take place today
A star studded line up of performers including Paul McCartney, Elton John, Robbie Williams and Stevie Wonder will be performing in the BBC Concert at Buckingham Palace as part of the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations.
Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant draws thousands of visitors
Thousands of visitors will descend in London today to get a glimpse of the 1,000-strong flotilla of boats sailing down the River Thames, celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee.
The Big Jubilee Lunch set to join communities
Brits and tourists across the UK will be celebrating hand in hand with street parties, food, music and decorations, as a record number of people are expected to participate in The Big Jubilee Lunch.
Tenacious selected to sail in Jubilee Pageant
At 65m, the Jubilee Sailing Trust tall ship Tenacious will be the largest tall ship moored closest to Tower Bridge in the ‘Avenue of Sail’ through which the smaller vessels of the Pageant Flotilla will pass on Sunday 3rd June.
Met steps up security for Jubilee Flotilla
Scotland Yard is planning their biggest ever security operation, in preparation for the Queen’s Jubilee flotilla on Sunday, according to reports.
Diamond Jubilee celebrations get underway
Fireworks, food, music, theme nights, street parties, flags and paraphernalia have been popping up in the most unexpected of locations as the Jubilee celebrations get underway in the UK. Over 4 million brits are expected to stay overnight in the UK to enjoy the celebrations, while millions of international visitors are expected to pass through in Britain’s airports.
Gatwick Airport marks the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee
As the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations sweep the nation this weekend, Gatwick Airport will be hosting its very own British-themed street party to welcome the guests that are expected to travel through Gatwick today.
Bermuda celebrates Queen’s Diamond Jubilee
With a celebration-filled summer ahead, Bermuda is kicking off its festivities in early May, officially declaring the month of May ‘Heritage Month’, to celebrate the island’s history and its diverse cultural links to the UK. The highlight is Bermuda Day on May 24th, which has been declared a public holiday and will feature a bonanza of activities on island to celebrate 400 years as a British territory.
Diamond Jubilee Festival, Battersea Park
Tickets are now available for The Diamond Jubilee Festival, Battersea Park, which will celebrate design, music, art, film, fashion and food from the past 60 years and provide an ideal vantage point to watch the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant.
Visitors descend upon UK capital for London Marathon
Visitors and athletes are descending on London today for the 2012 Virgin London Marathon. More than 37,500 runners – including athletes, joggers, celebrities, world record breakers and charity fundraisers - have registered to participate in the race.
Cunard salute Her Majesty The Queen in celebration of her Diamond Jubilee
Cunard Line will celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee with a unique Cunard Royal Rendezvous on 5 June 2012, the final day of the Jubilee celebrations. Her Majesty has long been associated with Cunard, being the only person to have attended the naming of all three Cunard Elizabeths, beginning in 1938.