Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee 2012


Diamond Jubilee 2012:

Name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary
Born on: 21st April 1926 at Bruton Street, MayFair, London
Married to: The duke of Edinburgh, Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten
Children: Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward
Queen’s coronation: 2 June 1953 at Westminster Abbey, London
Silver Jubilee celebrations: 1977
Golden Jubilee celebrations: 2002
Diamond jubilee celebrations: 2012
Diamond Jubilee 2012 marks 60th anniversary of the Queen Elizabeth II to accession the throne of seven countries on 6th February 1952 after her father King George VI.
This most awaited and forthcoming international celebration of Diamond Jubilee 2012 is celebrated after 115 years where Queen Victoria the only monarch in the histories of United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and few other countries to have Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in 1897.
 Today, Queen Elizabeth II is the queen regnant of United Kingdom and 15 commonwealth countries. Hence, The 60 years of Queen’s throne will be celebrated during 2012 with an extended bank holidays on 2, 3, 4 and 5 June.
Diamond jubilee pageant is a major event that takes place in the private grounds of Windsor Castle in the evenings of 11, 12, 13 May 2012 with the performances of dancers, musicians, military and equestrian displays to pay tribute the Majesty for spectacular years of reign.

Diamond Jubilee Calendar 2012

Event Venue Date
Royal tours - UK Nationwide 8 March-19 July
Commonwealth Day Westminster Abbey, London 12 March
Diamond Jubilee Pageant Windsor Castle, Berkshire 10-13 May
Armed Forces Military Muster Windsor Castle, Berkshire 19 May
The Big Lunch Nationwide 3 June
Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant River Thames, London 3 June
Diamond Jubilee BBC Concert Buckingham Palace, London 4 June
Diamond Jubilee Beacons UK and worldwide 4 June
Service of thanksgiving and carriage procession St Paul's Cathedral, London 5 June
Royal tours - World Global Throughout 2012