Queen Elizabeth to celebrate 70-year jubilee for four days

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. [Image: Courtesy]
Queen Elizabeth II is set to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee this year, marking 70 years on the throne, the first British monarch to make a historic reign.

Buckingham Palace has unveiled the full program to celebrate this event that will take place throughout the year, culminating in a four-day UK bank holiday weekend from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June.

Communities and people from the United Kingdom will come together to celebrate this milestone as the country reflects on The Queen’s 70 years of service.

The event will feature various competitions, and performances from world’s biggest stars, over 1,400 parading soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians will come together in the traditional Parade to mark The Queen’s official birthday, usually held on the second Saturday in June.

Friday 3rd June: A Service of Thanksgiving for The Queen’s reign will be held at St Paul’s Cathedral.

Saturday 4th June: Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by Members of the Royal Family, will attend the Derby at Epsom Downs.

Further, Platinum Jubilee events include The Queen’s Green Canopy, Royal Collection Trust, The Queen’s Private Estates, and The Platinum Jubilee Celebration that will happen from 12th -15th May.

The Platinum Jubilee Celebration will see over 500 horses and 1,000 performers create a 90-minute piece of arena theatre that will include actors and artists, musicians, international military displays, dancers and global equestrian displays.