Diamond Jubilee Weekend Highlights
See all the events planned for the national party over the long bank holiday to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee
1. Saturday 2nd June
She may not look too impressed in this picture at coming face to face with a thoroughbred, but one of the Queen's first loves is horse racing. To celebrate 60 years on the throne, Her Majesty will attend the Epsom Derby
2. Sunday 3rd June
We're all being encouraged to have another street party. Following the success of the Royal Wedding, the Big Jubilee Lunch is aiming to get as many people as possible to spend time with their community.
3. Sunday 3rd June
There will be a huge flotilla, sailing down the Thames led by the Queen's Barge. It will stretch more than 7.5 miles down the river
4. Monday 4th June
There will be a spectacular concert at Buckingham Palace with the best of British and Commonwealth musicians performing. Take That and Katherine Jenkins are among the acts believed to be performing
5. Monday 4th June
The concert will be similar to the show 10 years ago, when hundreds of thousands of people were on The Mall to see Brian May perform the National Anthem from the Buckingham Palace roof.
6. Monday 4th June
A network of 2,012 beacons will be lit across the Commonwealth, starting in Tonga and spreading across the world. The Queen will light the National beacon in London, while anyone can apply to light their local beacon.
7. Tuesday 5th June
The final of the four days of celebration will be the most traditional. It will start with a Carriage procession, featuring members of the Royal family and all the pomp and circumstance you would expect.
8. Tuesday 5th June
This will be followed by a service of Thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral.