No more counting down the days, the Jubilee weekend is finally here! And to make sure that you have plenty to see and do, we’ve come up with 6 of the best royal related events happening this bank holiday.
1, Be on the River Thames this Sunday for the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant
With all this glorious weather, now is the time to take a trip out onto the River Thames. City Cruises are holding a Thames Pageant Spectacular where you can view this historic Jubilee event from their ship, Artemis. You’ll get to see the fantastic Jubilee display on the Thames with the best view possible.
2, Afternoon Tea at the Chelsea Physic Garden
Why not take a trip down to the Chelsea Physic Garden this weekend and join in with the Jubilee celebrations. They’ll be serving afternoon teas over the bank holiday, as well as being a great place to relax and enjoy the jubilee atmosphere. And for this weekend only they are offering free re-entry to the garden so that you can fully enjoy the occasion.
3, Royal Themed Exhibits at Ripley’s Believe it or Not! London
Visit Ripley’s Believe it or Not! This bank holiday weekend for a day out you and your family won’t forget in a hurry. You’ll get to enjoy all the usual artefacts that delight and disgust, but for this weekend only Ripley’s are offering free entry to visitors who are celebrating their 60th birthday over the Jubilee weekend.
4, Have a Victorian Sumer Party at the Florence Nightingale Museum
This weekend join in the Victorian Summer Party that is taking place at the Florence Nightingale Museum. Enjoy a fun-packed weekend with Victorian themed family activities like making your own bunting and having a Victorian family portrait.
5, Jubilee Themed Events at Shakespeare’s Globe
This year Shakespeare’s Globe are holding special Jubilee themed activites where you and the whole family can get thoroughly involved. See a display of stage fighting directed by The Globe’s experienced fight director and dress up in Elizabethan costumes as you learn the history and stories of each outfit.
6, View the Royal Ascent Exhibit at the Macclesfield Silk Museum
At the Macclesfield Silk Museum this weekend you’ll be mesmerised by their fantastic exhibition Royal Ascent.
For the Jubilee weekend only, the Silk Museum are to showcase a number of Royal related silks and other textiles all in celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.