Diamond Jubilee highlights

The Queen waves from the Royal Barge to the 1.2 million revellers lining the banks of the Thames

Embassy magazine has compiled the most memorable moments of an unforgettable Diamond Jubilee celebration…


Three Cheers for Her Majesty! The army’s loudest voice, courtesy of Garrison Sergeant Major Bill Mott, calls a Royal Salute from Battersea Park River Bank


The Honourable Artillery Company, the City of London’s Territorial Army regiment, fires a 41 round Gun Salute from Gun Wharf at the Tower of London


The Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral, the Very Reverend Dr David Ison escorts The Queen as she waves to thousands of well-wishers


An RAF flypast brings the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations to a sensational close


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are greeted
by the Lord Mayor outside St Paul’s Cathedral


A stunning fireworks display and light show ends the Party at the Palace and the lighting of the final Diamond Jubilee beacon, the last of a chain of 4200 beacons spanning the United Kingdom and Commonwealth


Throngs of flag-waving people surge down the Mall to catch a glimpse of The Queen on the Balcony


Crowds along the Mall cheer as Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of
Cambridge ride past in their State Landau


The Honourable Artillery Company, the City of London’s Territorial Army regiment, fires a 41 round Gun Salute from Gun Wharf at the Tower of London


The fleet of Commonwealth boats was a highlight of the River Pageant


The Band of The Honourable Artillery Company marches on to Tower Wharf


The Household Cavalry added a sense of pageantry to the occasion
PHOTO: Andy Wilkes


The Gloriana leads the Flotilla of a thousand ships,
powered by Olympic medallists including Matthew Pinsent