On 6th February 2022 Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee and this unparalleled anniversary will be celebrated across the country over the Bank Holiday Weekend from 2-5 June.

There are numbers of public events to mark this remarkable 70 year reign including a concert at Buckingham Palace, a special Trooping the Colour parade and the lighting of beacons throughout the UK. Schools and communities across the country will be marking this great milestone with street parties and gatherings.

You can find ideas for your own street party at thebigjubileelunch.com

Follow the beacon chain at queensjubileebeacons.com 

Find events in your area on this interactive map

Download Jubilee activities, recipes and posters

And you can read more about Her Majesty's life and reign here

In appreciation, we have gathered a collection of books together that celebrate the life of Queen Elizabeth II and other queens throughout history.