The Royals

Royal Jubilees: Parties Fit for a Queen!

As Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 60-year Diamond Jubilee, look back at the epic parties and pageants that marked her Silver and Golden Jubilees


Celebrating 25 years on the British throne in 1977, Queen Elizabeth II kicked off her Silver Jubilee celebrations with a three-month tour of 36 counties across the United Kingdom, where millions of Britons lined the streets for the rare chance to see the queen up close.