The Queen's Diamond Jubilee
Welcome to the Leicestershire Lieutenancy website pages dedicated to events planned to mark HM the Queen's Diamond Jubilee
To mark 60 years of The Queen's reign the Diamond Jubilee will take place in 2012. The celebrations will centre around an extended weekend in 2012 on 2, 3, 4 and 5 June.
The Queen came to the throne on 6 February 1952 and her coronation took place on 2 June 1953. She celebrated her Silver Jubilee (25 years) in 1977 and her Golden Jubilee (50 years) in 2002. The only other British monarch to celebrate a Diamond Jubilee was Queen Victoria in 1897.
To view the Queen's Official Diamond Jubilee Website please click on the emblem below
You can even send a message to The Queen !!
A Diamond Jubilee Pageant will take place at Windsor Castle in May 2012. Buckingham Palace will be co-ordinating a programme of events centred around the extended weekend. This will include a Big Jubilee Lunch, a Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the Thames, a concert at Buckingham Palace and the lighting of 2012 beacons throughout the United Kingdom.The Queen and other members of the Royal Family will also attend a Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral.
The Leicestershire Lieutenancy is providing information here to help you to get involved in the celebrations
Page Last Updated: 25 April 2013