The Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday celebrations will take place in June 2012.
The nation looks forward to an extended bank holiday weekend between 2 – 5 June 2012.
The late May bank holiday will be moved to Monday 4 June and a special Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday will be held on Tuesday 5 June.
The celebrations will include a special pageant on the River Thames on Sunday 3 June when Queen Elizabeth II will lead a flotilla of a 1,000 boats in an event, to be organised by the Thames Diamond Jubilee Foundation.
In the lead up to the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend, numerous public events and exhibitions are expected to be held across London and the rest of the country in recognition of the 60 year reign of Queen Elizabeth II.