60th Anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation

Last year in 2012, we celebrated Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee. This year – that is, this summer – we [will] celebrate the Queen’s 60th anniversary of her coronation, which took place on 2 June 1953.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of ...

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Coronation portrait, June 1953, London, England. Credit: Library and Archives Canada/K-0000047 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here are some events and memorabilia to celebrate Her Majesty’s coronation anniversary:

June 2nd: BBC Coronation season (source: bbc.co.uk)

June 4th: Special service at Westminster Abbey (source: Paul Harrison – @SkyNewsRoyal), followed by a lunch (source: Daily Mail)

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July 11-14th: 4-day Coronation Festival of ‘innovation, excellence and industry’ in the gardens at Buckingham Palace (source: Daily Mail)

Related Articles: Four day ‘festival’ at Buckingham Palace Gardens and service of celebration at Westminster Abbey to be held for 60th anniversary of Queen’s coronation (dailymail.co.uk)

      Royal gift of design to celebrate Jubilee (flyerzone.co.uk)

  • display stands of the ‘best of British’ – fashion, technology, car design, food, drink, etc.
  • music and dance gala performance on some evenings
  • tickets: daytime (£30), evening (£90)

July 27th – September 29th: Queen’s coronation robes and other royal outfits on display at Buckingham Palace bit.ly/WqsZZu (source: @BritishMonarchy)

Related Article: Queen’s coronation outfit on show for 60th anniversary (itv.com)

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