Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Full roundup of the glorious celebrations

The nation has been going crazy for the Queen over the last few days as she marked her 60 years on the throne with a Diamond Jubilee celebration.

Events are being staged up and down the country over the year, but the main festivities took place over four days as the nation joined together to honour Queen Elizabeth II.

Saturday, June 2 saw the Queen attend the Epsom Derby, a prestigious sporting event attended by over 130,000 racegoers.

Princesses Eugenie and Beatrice were also in attendance at the event, with Eugenie showing her support by painting her nails with Union Jack flags, and the three were entertained by Welsh crooner Katherine Jenkins singing the National Anthem and a performance from Britain’s Got Talent winners Ashleigh and Pudsey.

Sunday, June 3 was the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant, which saw the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge travelling on the Royal barge, the Spirit of Chartwell.

Following the three hour long pageant, Prince Philip unfortunately fell ill with a bladder infection and had to be taken to hospital, missing the remainder of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

Monday, June 4 saw the Royals enjoying the Diamond Jubilee concert, which was held at Buckingham Palace and was organised by Take That frontman Gary Barlow.

The musical extravaganza kicked off at 7.30pm and saw the likes of Sir Paul McCartney, Dame Shirley Bassey, Sir Elton John, Kylie Minogue and Robbie Williams performing for the Queen.

The concert also included a special performance of Sing, the Jubilee song written by Gary Barlow and performed by the Military Wives' Choir and musicians from across the Commonwealth, and closed with all of the musicians and comedians who had taken part making their way onto the stage for a sing along.

Gary escorted the Queen on stage to listen to a speech given by Prince Charles, and following an amazing fireworks display, the Queen then lit the National Beacon to honour her 60 year reign, marking the end of a spectacular evening.

Tuesday, June 5 was the final day of the festivities and began with the National Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral. The Queen, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princes Charles, Camilla, Prince Harry, Zara Phillips and her husband Mike Tindall, Prince Andrew and Princess Anne were just some of the Royals in attendance, with Prime Minister David Cameron and First Minister Alex Salmond also attending the event.

The Queen was escorted down the aisle by Prince Charles, Camilla, Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, with highlights of the service including a performance from children from around the UK and a special prayer for the Diamond Jubilee.

Following the service, the Queen attended a reception at Mansion house while the rest of the Royals attended a reception at Guildhall before travelling to the Palace of Westminster for a prestigious luncheon.

After enjoying a feast fit for a Queen, all of the Royals travelled in style back to Buckingham Palace, where they appeared on the balcony and delighted the crowds with a smile and a wave.

An RAF flypast and a celebratory cascade of rifle fire was given as a salute by the Queen’s guard from the forecourt of the palace to mark the end of the celebrations.

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