The nation is gearing up to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Year with a four-day Bank Holiday weekend this summer.
Scheduled for the first week of June, the long weekend will feature a catalog of celebratory events for everyone to take part in.
What are the events of the Platinum Jubilee?
The May Bank Holiday weekend – which usually falls at the end of the month – will be moved to Thursday, June 2, followed by an extra day off on Friday, June 3.
Buckingham Palace said in a statement: “The four days of celebration will include public events and community activism, as well as national moments that reflect the Queen’s 70 years of service.”
Entries to the giant pudding contest, hosted by Fortnum & Mason, will open January 10.
It will see competitors aged eight and up try to craft the perfect dessert for the Platinum Pudding campaign.
The winning recipe, chosen by judges Dame Mary Berry, Monica Galetti, and the chef at Buckingham Palace, will be released to the public, to be enjoyed as part of the celebrations and by “generations of the world”. next generation”.
Last day for entries is February 4, 2022 and the live final will be on March 14, 2022.
Trooping the Colour
The Jubilee weekend will begin with a bang when the Queen’s Birthday Parade (Trooping the Colour) is held.
On the same day, more than 1500 towns, villages and cities across the UK, and each capital of the Commonwealth of Nations, will mark the jubilee by light a lighthouse.
Another event of the Platinum Jubilee Year, Your Majesty’s Green Canopy, will see thousands of trees planted in honor of the Queen.
Each planting is recorded on the digital map of Queen’s Green Canopy.
Platinum Jubilee Beacons
More than 1,500 beacons will be lit across the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories.
Symbols will also be lit in each Commonwealth capital city.
Platinum Party at the Palace
On Saturday, June 4, the BBC will host a Grand Platinum Party at the Palace – a live concert that brings together some of the world’s biggest entertainers to celebrate the moments that matter most. from the reign of the Queen.
Platinum Jubilee Pageant
Performers, dancers, musicians, military personnel, key workers and volunteers will unite to tell the story of the Queen’s 70-year reign in a festival of creativity.
This will take place on Sunday, June 5, 2022.
A ceremony of thanksgiving for the Queen’s reign will take place on Thursday, June 2, 2022.
It will be at St Paul’s Church.
Big Lunch in the Jubilee
Meanwhile, the annual Big Lunch will bring communities above and below the country together for their own celebratory lunch on June 5.
More than 1,400 groups have decided to join, sign up for a full package of special event tips through Big Lunch website.
How do I register for tickets for the Platinum Jubilee events?
While tickets have not been sold for Trooping the Color 2022, applications will open for the week of January 17, 2022.
Tickets will be allocated by one vote due to high interest in the event, and applications must be made by January and February 2022.
Everyone can vote for the Queen’s Birthday Parade through Military website.
In addition to Trooping the Colour, members of the public will be able to receive tickets to other Platinum events.
Follow Platinum Jubilee website, another vote will decide who can attend the Platinum Party at the Palace, and details of the event will be announced in February.
Ahead of the main Jubilee weekend, several members of the Royal Family will attend a special celebration at the Windsor Horse Show, which will run from 12 May to 15 May 2022.
Tickets for the event are available for purchase on their website.
How do I view the events of the Platinum Jubilee?
All events leading up to four day weekend Bank Holiday, as well as the Platinum Jubilee itself, will be broadcast on television.
Both the BBC and ITV are expected to cover the celebration.
ITV will broadcast the Windsor Horse Show May 12-15, where more than 500 horses and 1,000 performers are expected to take part in the Platinum Jubilee Celebration.
The BBC will broadcast live the Platinum Party at the Palace, the special concert the broadcaster is hosting at Buckingham Palace.
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