The ceremonial elegance and splendour in celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the upcoming Summer Olympic Games has made London the place to be in the year 2012.
It’s a perfect time to visit London from our cheap flights to enjoy sightseeing and engage in a plethora of activities whilst experiencing the absolute ‘Royal Treatment’ of the Diamond Jubilee.
The Queen celebrated the Silver Jubilee in 1977 and Golden Jubilee in 2002. Being the longest lived British Monarch, Queen Elizabeth marks a remarkable 60 years on the throne at this Diamond Jubilee in 2012.
London is prepared to unleash an array of colourful events of glitz, glamour and patriotism. Step in to London to witness ‘Union Jack’ flags in every corner of the city and miles stretch of bunting along the Thames River.
Thames Flotilla is one of the major events to attract millions of spectators worldwide. The flotilla features a spectacular sight of 1000 vessels including the Queen and Prince Phillip on the Royal Barge along River Thames.
While in London, make the most of it by being a part of one of the thousand street parties in the city or at the pop concert by Elton John and Paul McCartney at the Buckingham Palace. Observe the spectacular lighting network of over 4000 beacons in Britain or a visit to the photography showcase at the Victoria and Albert Museum by the Queen’s Photographer Cecil Beaton. The Windsor Castle to see The Queen: Sixty Photographs for Sixty Years exhibition will also be another interesting place to be and see at the Windsor Castle and last but not least not forgetting a majestic tour around the Buckingham Palace.