Next summer, the greatest royal event of all time will be celebrated to celebrate the Queen’s platinum anniversary.
A four-day holiday is planned, on which between 10 and 15 million pounds will be spent on several events, spectacles and celebrations.
Elton John, Stevie Wonder and Ed Sheeran are among the stars of the music world who are acclaimed for appearances – with Dame Helen Mirren and the legendary comic actor Stephen Fry under a “Best of British” cast.
And the grand finale will be a huge platinum pageant through the streets of London, telling the story of the Queen’s reign
Kites the size of London buses – and animals the size of three-story houses – are carried through the streets as more than 6,500 street performers take part in the street parade on Sunday 5th June next year
The festivities begin on Thursday June 2nd with Trooping the Color – which is fully staged for the first time since the pandemic.
On Friday there will be a thanksgiving service for the reign of the Queen at St. Paul’s Cathedral.
On Saturday, the Queen, accompanied by her family, will attend the derby in Epsom Downs – with a special concert on the evening in front of Buckingham Palace.
And in Sunday’s spectacular pageant, troops and veterans will march along the Mall in front of Buckingham Palace. reports Mirror Online.
An event called Celebration will feature a puppet kite larger than a double-decker bus – with a wingspan the width of the mall.
A specially written fairy tale by the renowned author Sir Michael Morpurgo entitled There Once Is A Queen is also brought to life by a huge cast.
Nicholas Coleridge, co-chair of the pageant and chair of the Victoria & Albert Museum, said the event would be bigger than the celebrations during Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee in 1897.
Mr. Coleridge told the Mail: “It will be the largest ever launched, bigger, we even think, than the one launched for Queen Victoria.
“It won’t be London-centered. We even have a huge map to make sure we have people from every part of our country and even every part of the Commonwealth.
“We will have people from all 54 Commonwealth countries taking part in this amazing parade.”
The BBC has predicted that the pageant will be watched by around a billion people around the world.
Another event – A Gallop Through History – will take the audience on a journey from Elizabeth I to the Queen with more than 500 horses and over a thousand dancers and musicians. It is billed as “a personal tribute to our monarchy”.
A Royal insider, aware of the plans, said, “It will absolutely be the best in the British and there will be something for everyone to enjoy on a number of great occasions during one of the greatest celebrations in decades.”
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