The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022
The Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II will be celebrated in the Commonwealth during June 2022, to mark the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne on 6 February 1952.
Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of service.
Buckingham Palace has planned an extensive programme of events to mark the milestone, from concerts and pudding competitions, to the lighting of beacons.
The commemoration will be taking place from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th of June, where it will be combined with the spring bank holiday to create a four-day weekend.
There are many ways you can get involved in Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, please see some ideas below.
- Make your own official ‘Beacon tart’
- Find out about the Platinum Pageant
- Organise your own Big Jubilee lunch
For other ideas take a look at: How you can get involved – The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022
There are many events and activities taking place in your local area and across the United Kingdom, Commonwealth and beyond. To find out what’s going on see below.
- Follow the Jubilee Beacon Trail in Swadlincote 7th May – 12th June
- Beacon Lighting at Eureka Park, Swadlincote, Thursday 2nd June
- To find out local events near to you – click here and search for ‘Jubilee’
- To discover what is taking place nationally, click here
- Hosting your own event? Share the information here
Want to host your own event? Find out how you can below.
Read the guide to Organising a street party
- Street party and Big Jubilee Lunch inspiration – Get your Big Lunch pack | Eden Project Communities
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