Be part of an unprecedented historical moment in 2022. London will put on a series of exclusive events and experiences this summer to commemorate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. A historic milestone is achieved as Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest reigning British monarch with 70 years of service.
The Platinum Jubilee four-day UK bank holiday weekend starting on Thursday 2nd June will be filled with activities and events for all ages. Book your summer break now and experience the very best of Britain’s history, culture, cuisine and more.
- Superbloom at the Tower of London
Walking distance from the hotel you can admire spectacular natural beauty as the Tower of London’s moat will be filled with over 20 million flowers in celebration of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Book your tickets here.
- Trooping the Colour
Watch the Queen’s Birthday Parade, a display of military pageantry, army musicians and horses marching down Horse Guards Parade, culminating with the Royal Gun Salute and the Royal Family’s balcony appearance all accompanied by a flypast by the Royal Air Force.
- Service of Thanksgiving
Listen to the beautiful sound of Britain’s largest church bell ringing during Her Majesty’s Service of Thanksgiving taking place at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday 3rd June.
- The Derby at Epsom Downs
Dress to impress and soak up spectacular racing at this centuries old racing event. Known as the greatest flat race in the world, The Derby is the most prestigious British horse racing event.
- The Big Jubilee Lunch
A celebration of community, friendship and food, the Big Jubilee Lunch will take place on Sunday 5th June. Join what could be one the world’s longest street party or experience a traditional afternoon tea sampling some of the most delicious home baked scones and hand cut sandwiches.
- The Platinum Jubilee Pageant
Spot the regal Gold State Carriage led by The Sovereign’s Escort on Sunday 5th June and join the nation in singing the ‘God Save the Queen’ Anthem.
- The Platinum Pudding Competition
The British Library will put on a culinary spectacle hosting The Platinum Pudding Competition where contestants will strive to create a new pudding to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
- A very Royal Opera House
Enjoy a royal experience walking the red carpets and grand stairways of the Royal Opera House while learning about the history of royal visits.
- A Right Royal City
Take a guided walk and explore the relationship of the monarchy and the City of London over the centuries. Reserve your spot here.
- Plant a tree for the Jubilee
The Queen’s Green Canopy is a unique initiative of tree planting marking the Platinum Jubilee which aims to create a legacy in honour of The Queen’s leadership. Learn more here.
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