Britain Celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, Her 70th Year On The Throne

LONDON (June 2, 2022)—Britain is celebrating Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum  Jubilee, her 70th year on the throne.  The festivities began with huge dollop of pomp and pageantry.  The celebration began with a military parade in London, Trooping of the Colour, with 1,400 troops in bearskin caps marching to honor the queen’s official birthday.

On the First Day Of Jubilee

“On the first day of the Platinum Jubilee weekend and the anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation, we look back on Her Majesty’s life of service from her time as a young Princess supporting the war effort to her extraordinary commitment to her role as Monarch.”

Trooping of the Colours

“Members of The Royal Family arrive at Horse Guards Parade travelling in carriages pulled by horses from the Royal Mews. The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis travel in a barouche pulled by horses Shamus & St Ives.”

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Members of the Royal Family Depart Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth II’s Official Birthday

Queen On Balcony For Flypast 

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Huge crowds flood The Mall to celebrate Platinum Jubilee

There was certainly no shortage of supporters for the Queen today.

Pictures have captured the thousands of people who flocked to The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace as celebrations for the Platinum Jubilee kicked off.

Biden congratulates Queen on Platinum Jubilee in video message

President Joe Biden has congratulated the Queen on 70 years on the throne.

In a video message, the US president said: “Your Majesty, congratulations on your Platinum Jubilee.

“For 70 years, you’ve inspired people with your selfless devotion and service to the people of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth.

“Throughout your reign, the relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States has grown stronger and closer than ever.”

First lady Jill Biden added: “Throughout the years, the joy your visits to the United States have brought Americans, and your solidarity with the American people in times of tragedy, have deepened the friendship and profound connection between our countries.

“Joe and I were so touched by the generosity and welcome you showed to us when we visited you at Windsor Castle last year, during our first visit overseas as President and first lady.”

President Biden continued: “On behalf of the people of the United States, we send you our best wishes to you and the people around the world marking this momentous and historic occasion.”

The first lady concluded: “Congratulations, Your Majesty, and have a wonderful Platinum Jubilee celebration.”

PM congratulates Queen on Platinum Jubilee

Boris Johnson has this afternoon congratulated the Queen on her “remarkable” Platinum Jubilee.

He said: “The whole country, Commonwealth and world thank you for your unwavering duty and service.”

Queen Elizabeth II’s Jubilee Statement

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Source: Sky News contributed.

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