World News, Highlights of the Queens Jubilee events, Motorsports, and Entertainment.. From June 2-5 The Queen will celebrate 60 years on the Throne. The official public events start off on Saturday June 2, 2012 when the Queen will attended the Epsom Derby...
Sunday June 3, 2012 is The Big Jubilee Lunch: Building on the already popular Big Lunch initiative, people were encouraged to share lunch with neighbours and friends as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Also on June 3, 2012 The Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant: This event took place on the Thames and consisted of up to 1,000 boats assembled from across the UK, the Commonwealth and around the world. The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh travelled in the Royal Barge which formed the centrepiece of the flotilla.
Monday June 4, 2012 BBC Concert at Buckingham Palace: There will be a televised Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace. The musical programme for the concert is still being planned and is expected to feature British and Commonwealth musicians. This event is being organised by the BBC. The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Beacons: A network of 2,012 Beacons will be lit by communities and individuals throughout the United Kingdom, as well as the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man and the Commonwealth. Just as she did in 2002, The Queen will light the National Beacon.
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