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


On June 7, 1977, there was tea and cake all round when British Commonwealth countries all over the world celebrated the Silver Jubilee's national holiday by throwing huge street parties in honor of the queen. A whopping 4,000 separate parties took place in London alone!