Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II

60th Anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II

The Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II was an event to celebrate the reign of Queen Elizabeth II for 60 years since 1952.

Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II
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Display at the Chelsea Flower Show celebrating the Diamond Jubilee
GenreJubilee of British monarch
Date(s)6 February 2012; 11 years ago (6 February 2012)
Previous eventGolden Jubilee of Elizabeth II
Next eventSapphire Jubilee of Elizabeth II

River pageantEdit

A royal pageant on the Thames was one of several events which marked the special anniversary. The Queen and members of her family were on board the Spirit of Chartwell royal barge. The barge was joined by a 1,000-boat parade down the river Thames.[1]


  1. "Diamond jubilee Thames river pageant sets sail – in pictures," The Guardian, June 3, 2012; retrieved 2012-6-13.

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