Upcoming Royal Events, 2012
Jubilee Sovereigns’ Lunch
Queen Elizabeth will hold a lunch for the world’s monarchs at Windsor Castle.
Official Visit to Canada
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit Canada for the Diamond Jubilee.
Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee Weekend
Queen Elizabeth celebrates 60 years on the throne. She and her family will be making visits all around the country and the Commonwealth throughout the year; the main Jubilee weekend will be celebrated as follows:
2 June: The Epsom Derby
3 June: The Jubilee River Pageant on the Thames, and the Big Jubilee Lunch of street and garden parties
4 June: The sky will be lit with the Diamond Jubilee Beacons, and the BBC will broadcast a concert from Buckingham Palace
5 June: The Service of Thanksgiving at St. Paul’s Cathedral and a carriage procession through London
Trooping the Colour
The Queen’s official birthday parade.
The annual service of the Order of the Garter.
Five days of horse racing bring the British royals out to play.
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Prince William’s 30th Birthday
2012 Olympics in London
27 July - 12 August
The Olympics are always popular with the royals; this year’s Games are sure to bring out the Brits as well as plenty of other royals who are IOC members and/or national cheerleaders.
Official Visit to Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit to commemorate Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee.
Christmas services bring out royal family.