The UK and Commonwealth come together this year for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in celebration of the historic reign of Queen Elizabeth II.
Join the festivities as London marks the occasion with a series of unmissable events across the capital.
How is the Platinum Jubilee being celebrated in London?
Special year-long celebrations honour the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, which included a four-day bank holiday weekend of magnificent royal events from 2 to 5 June.
What events celebrate the Platinum Jubilee?
London hosts exciting events for everyone to get involved in, so check out the official activities taking place to mark the historic Platinum Jubilee.
- Step inside the Queen's royal residence during the Buckingham Palace tour: summer opening, including fine art, beautifully decorated rooms and a special Platinum Jubilee exhibition. 22 Jul-2 Oct
Royal-themed exhibitions and displays
- Take in the majesty of the robe and gown worn by the Queen on her coronation day with the Platinum Jubilee: The Queen's Coronation exhibition at Windsor Castle. 7 Jul-26 Sep
- Travel back in time with Platinum Jubilee: The Queen's Accession as Buckingham Palace hosts remarkable portraits that encapsulate the period. 22 Jul-2 Oct
- Visit Superbloom to see the Tower of London moat transformed into a sea of vibrant and fragrant flowers.
- Mark the royal occasion by visiting Jubilee: St Paul's, the Monarch and the Changing World exhibition at St Paul's Cathedral, commemorating previous royal jubilees including the Queen's. Until 1 Dec
Royal afternoon teas
- Journey through the Commonwealth at Platinum Afternoon Tea at Mayfair Lounge & Grill, which uses flavours from across the globe to create the ultimate taste experience.
- Hop aboard the Brigit's Bakery bus to join a Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea Bus Tour that serves up traditional afternoon tea, alongside royal commentary and sightseeing. Until 31 Jul
- Revel in the royal celebrations with the Superbloom Afternoon Tea at Pan Pacific London with exclusive teas, indulgent dishes and yummy treats. Until 31 Aug
- Indulge in The Queen's Jubilee Afternoon Tea at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane. Until 31 Aug
Fun royal events
- Step back in time to the 1950s, the Queen's coronation decade, as you watch the city from above in the London Eye's Jubilee pub pod. Until 4 Sep
Top royal attractions
- Feel regal as you absorb the royal history of Hampton Court Palace, the 500-year-old residence of Henry VIII.
- Visit Windsor Castle, the Queen's favourite weekend home.
- Rub shoulders with royalty and snap a selfie with the royal family at Madame Tussauds London.
- Get an up-close look at the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London, including thousands of priceless gemstones, crowns and ceremonial regalia.
- Delight in the incredible architecture and cultural significance of Westminster Abbey, the location of many royal coronations and weddings.
- Explore the grandeur of the horse-drawn carriages and motor cars belonging to the royals at the Royal Mews.
- Enjoy panoramic views of London, St Paul's Cathedral and the iconic Changing the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace, all on a half-day coach tour.
- Make a day of it and explore Windsor Castle, Bath and Stonehenge on a one-day coach tour.
- Discover sites of royal importance and learn about queens of past and present on the Queens and the City of London walking tour. 15 Jul
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