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


Not even the most far-flung countries in the British Commonwealth were left out of the Silver Jubilee celebrations. The globe-trotting monarch spent much of 1977 clocking up air miles, with a stopover first in the South Pacific, where she enjoyed a two-day stopover in Fiji.