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This year Britain is celebrating The Queen's Diamond Jubilee, which marks 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II being on the throne. Further jubilation is due as we all get an extra bank holiday! With four days off work and with an abundance of celebratory events taking place in the capital, be sure to make the most of the Jubilee weekend.
This year's Diamond Jubilee marks 60 years of the Queen's reign. Elizabeth II came to the throne on February 6 1952, with her coronation taking place on June 2 1953.
When is the Queen's Jubilee 2012?
In celebration of The Queen's Diamond Jubilee, 2012 sees a double bank holiday taking place in June. The Jubilee bank holidays take place on Monday June 4 and Tuesday June 5. The majority of Jubilee celebrations will take place over the weekend of June 2-5 2012.
Jubilee weekend travel information
Many roads will be closed across the Jubilee weekend so travel by car or bus will be disrupted. Instead travel via rail, tube or DLR, however public transport will be exceptionally busy so be prepared for queueing and potential delays.