Looking for an atmosphere of celebration and normality, the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II hopes to celebrate her 70th year on the throne with the best of parties. The most important will be concentrated between June 2 and 5, holiday for England, although some activities will start earlier.
Jubilee Pudding Competition, began to be made in 1953, when the so-called “coronation cock” or Poulet Reine Elizabeth was created at Elizabeth II’s Le Cordon Bleu coronation banquet. Through this contest, residents can present this dessert recipe to a jury of culinary experts.
Another El Jubileo Competition will take place from 12 May to 15 May, when it was planned that over 500 horses and a thousand attendees put on a one and a half hour show at Windsor Castle where the history of the British monarchy from the time of Queen Elizabeth I would be reviewed.
Finally, on Thursday, June 2nd, the most extraordinary Jubilee event will begin. That day will happen traditional Trooping the Color parade, which this year will be doubly special as it is the first time Queen Elizabeth II has attended since the pandemic began. In addition, 1,500 torches will be lit across the UK and throughout the Commonwealth.
On Friday, June 3, a thanksgiving mass will be celebrated in the Cathedral of San PabloMeanwhile on Saturday the 4th there will be a concert party at Buckingham Palace where famous singers are expected to perform. On Sunday the 5th the party will move to the streets of English cities and there will be a big parade in London. According to Buckingham Palace, “there will be pomp and ceremony, street art, theatre, music, circus, costume and cutting-edge visual technology.”
During the month of June, tourists will be able to visit the royal residence usually closed to the public such as Sandringham or Balmoral Castle, while in July other places such as Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle or Holyroodhouse Palace will open exhibitions of jewellery, portraits or dresses of Queen Elizabeth II.
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