Queen’s party details revealed

The four-day manna, which falls the first weekend in June, is expected to be chock-full of goodies from Her Majesty, 95, as she celebrates her 70th birthday on the throne. some of the celebrations, while thousands of Jubilee Lunches will be held to honor the longest-serving British monarch of all time. The May bank holiday weekend – which usually falls at the end of the month – will be moved to Thursday, June 2 to fit in with the other festivities, and the weekend will be extended by an additional day off on Friday, June 3. Buckingham Palace said the extra-long weekend will provide “an opportunity for communities across the UK to come together and celebrate the historic event.” added in a statement: “The four days of celebrations will include public and community events, as well as national moments of reflection on the Queen’s 70 years of service. The Platinum Pudding Contest will create a lasting reminder of the Queen’s Jubilee, while the Queen’s Private Estates will also join special Jubilee-themed events providing more opportunities for members of the public to celebrate the historic event. to create a pudding fit for a queen, anyone aged eight and over is allowed to apply. Five finalists will then prepare their pudding for a jury of experts including Dame Mary Berry, Monica Galetti and chef Mark Flanagan of Buckingham Palace. The recipe will be made available to the public – and the pudding will be tasted at the big jubilee lunches and “by generations to come”. , “New majestic avenues of trees”, “urban plantation” and “new expansive forests that will benefit future generations”. Here’s what you can expect during the p latinum Bank Holiday Weekend. THURSDAY JUNE 2 The long weekend will start with a bang with the Queen’s Birthday Parade (Trooping the Color). The color will be decked out by the 1st Battalion, Irish Guards, and more than 1,200 officers and soldiers from the Households division will present a military pageantry display during the Horse Guards Parade, with hundreds of musicians and horses from the army. The territories will come together to light a lighthouse to mark the Jubilee. Lighthouses will also be lit in each of the capitals of the Commonwealth countries, the main lighthouse will be lit during a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace. FRIDAY JUNE 3 On Friday, a service of thanksgiving for the Queen’s reign will be held at Saint Paul’s Cathedral. Further details are expected to be announced in due course. SATURDAY JUNE 4 On Saturday, the BBC will host a huge ‘Platinum Party y at the Palace’ – a live concert bringing together some of the world’s biggest entertainment stars to celebrate some of the most important moments of the Queen’s reign. UK residents can participate in a ballot to secure tickets, slated to launch in February. SUNDAY JUNE 5 A big jubilee luncheon will then take place across the country on June 5, with over 1,400 people attending. registered to host their own big lunch so far. Other celebrations include the Platinum Jubilee Pageant, where artists, dancers, musicians, military personnel, key workers and volunteers will come together to tell the story of the Queen’s 70-year reign in a festival of creativity. – With The Sun.

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