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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:

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)

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      Royal gift of design to celebrate Jubilee (

  • 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 (source: @BritishMonarchy)

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Royal memorabilia: