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Jubilee Weekend: Britain Celebrates.

1° de Junio

From at the Palace:

A concert of classical music, held in the grounds of Buckingham Palace and relayed on giant screens in The Mall, Green Park, St. James's Park and Horse Guards. The BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, will ofer a performance featuring Russian cellist Mstislav Rostopovich and soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. The Royal Ballet will perform a pas-de-deux from Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake".

2 de Junio

Jubilee Church Services and Bell Ringing.

There will be services and bell-ringing across the United Kingdom.

3 de Junio

Beacon-Lighting and Fireworks

At lunch time on 3 June, drums, whistles and gongs will herald the begenning of the Jubilee Summer Party. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will light the National Beacon of the Queen Victoria Memorial, part of a chain of beacons stretching across the UK and the world. In the evening, there will be a firework display with music and projections on the facade of Buckingham Palace

Gun Salutes

Attend the 41-gun salute fired by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery in Green Park at 12:00 or the 62-gun salute fired by the Honorauble Artillery Company at the Tower of London, on London Wharf at 13:00.

Pop Party at the Palace

The Queen will open Buckingham Palace Gardens for a Pop Concert. Tickets have been alocated but you can view the concert on Giant screens in Green Park, St. James´s Park, The Mall and Horse Guards. The show is set to feature stars from Tony Bennett to Queen, Aretha Franklin to Elthon John, Rod Stewart to Will Young, Paul Mcartney to Tom Jones and others. In a celebration of 50 years of British music, the performance will include unique collaborations, performances of landmark songs and new arrengments of classic numbers.

4 de Junio

National Service of Thanksgiving

The Queen will attend a National Service of Thanksgiving at St. Paul's Cathedral. The service will be relayed on giant screen in the Mall.

Golden Jubilee Festival

Glorious pomp and pageantry: a series of processions along The Mall, including the Armed Services, a Commonwealth Procession, a Notting Hill Carnival Procession and a procession reflecting the 50 years of the Queen's reign, highlighting major developments over this period. Catch a glimpse of Her Majesty the Queen in her balcony appearance at Buckingham Palace as the Royal Air Force files past.

Golden Jubille Street Party at the Museum of London

Jive and jitterbug to celebrate the Jubilee at a 1950s, style street party, with fairground rides, side shows, street entertainers, food and refreshments.

Throughout 2002

String of Pearls Festival

Many of the cornestones of British society, from justice to democracy, are embodied in the institutions and organisations strung along the Thames. In celebration of the Jubilee, many of these institutions are throwing open their doors for the first time ever, for tours, concerts and exhibitions.

Royal Treasures

Works of art from Royal Collection are showing in the revamped Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace Queen & Camera: A Golden Jubilee Celebration in Photographs, at Winsor Castle, shows photograps from the Collection. [1]


Study of Emma Hart as Circe (1782)

George Romney

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[1]  Londinium, "Everything About London", The Golden Jubilee, Summer 2002 N° 34, London, UK, p. 9.

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