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How to watch Queen Elizabeths II’s Platinum Jubilee events

Queen Elizabeth II could have turned 96 in April, however Her Majesty will rejoice one other main milestone by way of the weekend.

The Platinum Jubilee marks Her Majesty’s 70 years on the throne — an enormous tribute for the longest-serving monarch. The UK will host a number of actions for royal supporters and her well-known household to rejoice.

Royal Communications confirmed that Prince Harry and Duchess Megan Markle will be in attendance on the queen’s birthday parade on Thursday. However, Prince Andrew is not going to be there.

Britain’s BBC is partnering with ABC to broadcast all of the events in America. Other US information channels, together with NBC, additionally will cover some events.

Full schedule of Platinum Jubilee events:

Thursday

Event: Trooping the Colour

What it’s: The large annual parade begins with the queen driving out of London’s Buckingham Palace in a horse and carriage. The money shot comes on the finish of the route when the queen and her household seem on the palace and wave at supporters from a balcony. However, for the primary time in 70 years, Queen Elizabeth gained’t be current to obtain the royal salute through the parade itself. Instead, her son and inheritor Prince Charles, 73, daughter Princess Anne, 71, and grandson Prince William, 39, shall be available.

Where and the way to watch: ABC News or SkyNews’ YouTube channel at 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET 

Event: The Jubilee Beacon Show

What it’s: Over 1,500 beacons shall be lit throughout the UK, together with one in Buckingham Palace, to kick off the Platinum Jubilee.

Where and the way to watch: ABC News at 4 p.m. ET

Queen Elizabeth II Official Platinum Jubilee Portrait
Queen Elizabeth II’s official Platinum Jubilee portrait.
2022 Buckingham Palace

Friday

Event: A Service of Thanksgiving

What it’s: The ceremony shall be held at St. Paul’s Cathedral and can doubtless function readings from the Bible, in addition to prayers and hymns.

Where and when to watch: 4:15 a.m. ET on BBC One and BBC iPlayer

Queen Elizabeth II Official Platinum Jubilee Portrait
People collect at The Mall in London on June 1 because the Union flags flutter within the wind forward of the Platinum Jubilee’s celebrations for Britain’s Queen.
AFP by way of Getty Images

Saturday

Event: Platinum Party on the Palace

What it’s: 20,000 folks will watch Queen and Adam Lambert will open the star-studded live performance. Rod Stewart, Duran Duran, Andrea Bocelli and Diana Ross are additionally scheduled to carry out in individual, whereas Elton John will seem by way of video.

Where and when to watch: BBC One and ABC News at 2:30 p.m. ET. It can even stream on Hulu on Sunday.

Sunday

Event: Platinum Jubilee Pageant

What it’s: Performers, army personnel, staff and volunteers will all partake on this occasion that can mirror on the Queen’s 70 years on the throne.

Where and when to watch: BBC One at 9 a.m. ET. It can even be on Hulu on Monday.

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