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Diamond Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II R Diamond Jubilee Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years as Monarch in May 2012. This infographic outlines a number of facts and milestones in celebration of her reign. Celebrations will be held all over the UK in the first week of June 2012. Diamond Jubilee Facts QUEEN ELIZAEBETH Ilis the only British Monarch to have DIAMOND celebrated a Jubilee since Queen Victoria, whilst only 5 other Monarchs have ever celebrated their GOLDEN JUBILEE QUEEN ELIZABETH II is the 40th Monarch since William the Conquerer obtained the crown. THE MONARCHY GETS SOCIAL The Queen launched the first official British Monarchy website in 1997. In 2007 the official Youtube channel was created and subsequent accounts have followed. 2007 2009 2010 There have been Roman You Catholic Popes during the Queen's reign. Tube B THE QUEEN 30 HAS There have been only 3 DIAMOND GODCHILDREN Jubilees of Head of state celebrated throughout the world during The Queen's reign. IN 60 YEARS Her Majesty has visited AUSTRALIA 16 times, CANADA 22 times, JAMAICA 6 times King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand celebrated 60 years on the throne in 2006. and NEW ZEALAND 10 times. Emperor Hirohito of Japan celebrated his in 1986. Her Majesty has undertaken 26 l official overseas visits, Sultan of Johor (now a part of Malaysia) celebrated his in 1955. including 96 state Visits, to 116 different countries. How will everyone be Celebrating? DAY OFF WORK ON JUNE 5TH + MAY BANK HOLIDAY MOVED = FOUR DAY WEEKEND Street Parties WHAT SHOULDA GREAT STREET PARTY INVOLVE?E FACE PAINTING STREET DECORATION TUGOF WAR EGG AND SPOON RACE FOOD I MUSIC CAKES, BISCUITS, SCONES MORECAMBE is attempting to break the world record for having the longest.. .street party which currently stands at 1.5 MILES SET BY A VILLAGE IN DEVON Prefer to keep things civil? Here are some traditional British cocktails to celebrate with friends and family. TOMCOLLINS BRAMBLE BUCK FIZZ KIRROYAL Y-A Kir is named Created in 1921 for Captain Buckmaster. of the French He asked for resistance a Bellini and who assisted was given the unexpected during World This drink is Created in the mid credited to John 1980s by Dick Bradsell at Fred's Club in Soho, after Cannon traditionally FĂ©lix Kir, hero OR Collins, a bartender who worked at Limmer's Hotel, London London British and Allied troops Glassware. OLD TOMGIN HOUSE GIN War II LEMON JUICE LEMON JUICE ORANGE JUICE CREME DE CASIS .for this occasion will be important dependent on what's being served. Be sure to have your best at the ready whether it be martini, wine, champagne, beer or whisky glasses. SUGAR SYRUP CHAMBORD CHAMPAGNE CHAMPAGNE TOPUP SODA SUGAR SYRUP LIME WEDGE BLACKBERRIES Sources: http://www.urbaninns.co.uk/pdfs/Cocktail.pdf http://www.streetparty.org.uk/history.aspx http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/uk/queen-diamond-jubilee http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-17870911 http://www.thediamondjubilee.org/60-facts-about-queen http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/60-amazing-queen-facts-you-661023 http://www.streetparty.org.uk/residents/residents-guide.aspx#activities http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2012/may/20/make-queens-diamond-jubilee-cocktail www.Dartington.co.uk DARTINGTON CRYSTAL STREET QUIZ GAMES FOR ALL AGES

Diamond Jubilee

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Almost 10,000 street parties are planned across the UK this weekend to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee. Marking 60 years since her coronation the Queen lead a 1,000 boat river pageant o...

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