Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee: 4 Day Bank Holiday, A Concert & Street Parties In the UK Is Expected

Queen Elizabeth, 95-years-old,  the longest-serving British Monarch, will complete her 70 years on the throne in June 2022.  On Wednesday, Buckingham Palace has announced the plans for the next year.

The celebrations will start with the annual Trooping the Colour parade that has been canceled last year and this year. However, the official parade will take place on 2 June 2022 and head into the 4-day bank holiday weekend. As per CNN’s report, several beacons will be lit across the UK. 

Over the jubilee weekend, the Queen will attend the Epsom Derby horse race. A star-studded music concert titled ‘Platinum Party at the Palace’ will also take place at Buckingham Palace. The report revealed that on the fourth and final day of the jubilee celebrations, Britons will be encouraged to have street parties to mark the occasion. Lastly, Buckingham Palace will also host a pageant.  

The Palace stated that the events “will provide an opportunity for communities and people throughout the United Kingdom to come together to celebrate the historic milestone.” 

Queen Elizabeth, ascended the throne in 1952 and has since been serving as the country’s monarch. This year marks her 69th year on the throne. 

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