The Queen is to give everyone an extra day off and create a four-day weekend to celebrate her platinum anniversary.
With the additional public holiday, the weekend of the May public holiday is postponed and extended.
The change will be made next year to mark the 70th anniversary of the Queen’s accession in 1952.
According to the star The four-day weekend will take place from Thursday, June 2nd
A number of events are expected to mark the milestone, but will depend heavily on the coronavirus pandemic.
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden said: “Her Majesty’s platinum anniversary will be a truly historic moment – and one that deserves an unforgettable celebration.
“We can all look forward to a special four-day anniversary weekend where we will host a spectacular one-off show that combines the best of British ceremonial splendor with cutting-edge art and technology.
“It will bring the entire nation and the Commonwealth together to pay tribute to Her Majesty’s reign.”
This historic event will reflect Her Majesty’s reign and its impact on Britain and the world since 1952.
Activity will pick up in the lead up to the four-day weekend in 2022 when the world’s eyes will be on the UK.
The four day celebrations feature an extensive program of events that combine the best of British ceremonial splendor and grandeur with cutting edge artistic and technological performances. These are interspersed with the traditional nationwide fanfare and celebrations.
Spectacular moments in London and other major cities are complemented by community events across the UK and the Commonwealth that allow people to celebrate and say thanks together, nationally and locally.
Platinum Anniversary plans are being developed in partnership with some of the UK’s leading creative minds, promoters and world-class digital design companies. The program capitalizes on the talents of the UK cultural and creative sectors and will involve young people from across the Commonwealth and use new technology in exciting ways.
According to tradition, a platinum anniversary medal is awarded to people who work in the public service, including representatives of the armed forces, emergency services and prison services. This tradition dates back to the reign of Queen Victoria when an official medal was drafted to mark her 50th anniversary on the throne.