Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee is wrapping up on Sunday with a road pageant that may march about two miles in London to Buckingham Palace.
Prince Charles and his spouse, Camilla, mingled with crowds on Sunday at The Oval cricket floor in London for a “Massive Jubilee Lunch.” Tens of millions throughout the nation equally sat at lengthy tables adorned with balloons and ate picnic fare.
Queen Elizabeth’s 18th century Gold State Coach will likely be paraded by the streets of London in the course of the Platinum Jubilee Pageant. This marks the primary time in 20 years the 260-year-old carriage has been faraway from its show on the Royal Mews. In contrast to earlier occasions for the jubilee, the pageant is open to the general public.
Later Sunday, celebrities together with singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will sing “God Save The Queen” outdoors Buckingham Palace as a finale to the pageant.
The 96-year-old monarch just isn’t anticipated to take part in Sunday’s pageant festivities, however archival video footage of the queen will likely be broadcast.
The queen’s final public look was on Thursday when she smiled and waved on Buckingham Palace’s balcony along with her household. She has just lately restricted her public appearances as a consequence of “episodic mobility points,” in keeping with palace officers.
The festivities celebrating the queen’s 70 years of service included a live performance on Saturday night headlined by Diana Ross and the band Queen, and likewise featured Rod Stewart, Duran Duran, Alicia Keys and Andrea Bocelli.
The Related Press and Fox Information’ Janelle Ash contributed to this report.