Royal River: Behind the Scenes of the Jubilee Pageant

Canaletto London The Thames on Lord Mayor's Day, Looking Towards the City and St Paul's Cathedral.jpg
© The Lobkowicz Collections, Czech Republic London: The Thames on Lord Mayor’s Day, Looking Towards the City and St Paul’s Cathedral, before 1752, Canaletto
A trio of events inspired by the Queen's diamond jubilee river pageant. There's a chance to get up close and personal with some of the museum's ornate models of ceremonial barges and royal yachts, led by curator Simon Stephens (2pm; £12), presentations on royal barges and yachts by curators Pieter van der Merwe and Jeremy Mitchell (3pm; free) and a panel discussion with pageant master Adrian Evans (4pm; free). Booking essential.