The Imperial State Crown Goes Green [PHOTOS]
The crown is yet another way the United Kingdom is honoring Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee, with celebrations taking place in the country’s capitol June 2nd-June 5th. On June 2nd, the royal family will attend the Epsom Derby (Catherine made her debut last year in a white dress by Reiss, Joseph jacket and LK Bennett’s “Sledge” heels.
On Sunday, the royal family will take part in the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant, where 1,000 from around the Commonwealth will make up a giant flotilla sailing through the regal city. Her Majesty, Prince Philip, William and Catherine will be aboard the royal barge, the centerpiece of the flotilla.
On Monday, Buckingham Palace will host a BBC concert, with performances by Annie Lenox, Tom Jones, Sir Paul McCartney and Take That’s Gary Barlow (to name a few).
To wrap things up on June 5th, a service will be held at St. Paul’s Cathedral (where Prince Charles and Diana married in 1981), followed by a lunch reception, carriage procession to Buckingham Palace and a Flypast.
Hurrah for Her Majesty!