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The Queen's Diamond Jubilee

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The Queen's Diamond Jubilee

The Thames River Pageant
LIVE: Sunday June 3 at 10.30pm AEST / Monday June 4 at 12.30am NZT
ENCORE: Monday June 4 at 8.00pm AEST

At high water in the afternoon of Sunday 3 June 2012, up to a thousand boats muster on the River Thames in preparation for Her Majesty The Queen to lead the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant. It will be one of the largest flotillas ever assembled on the river. Boats of all shapes and sizes will be beautifully dressed with streamers and Union Jacks, their crews and passengers turned out in their finest rigs. The flotilla is further bolstered with passenger boats carrying up to thirty thousand flag-waving members of the public. The whole armada will sail for more than seven miles through London and out beneath Tower Bridge. At its head, in a newly crafted royal barge, will be the Queen. The Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant celebrates Her Majesty's sixty years of service by magnificently bringing the Thames to life; making it joyously full with boats, resounding with clanging bells, tooting horns and sounding whistles; recalling both its royal heritage and its heyday as a working, bustling river.

Services of Thanksgiving
LIVE: Tuesday June 5 at 6.15pm AEST / Tuesday June 5 at 8.15pm NZT
ENCORE: Wednesday June 6 at 8.00am AEST

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, together with other member of the Royal Family attend a Service of Thanksgiving at St Pauls Cathedral.

Royal Procession
LIVE: Tuesday June 5 at 10.30pm AEST / WednesdayJune 6 at 12.30am NZT
ENCORE: Wednesday June 6 at 11.30am AEST

Follow the formal carriage Procession by The Queen across London in celebration of The Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Concert
LIVE: Tuesday June 5 at 4.30am NZT
UNINTERRUPTED: Wednesday June 6 at 7.30pm AEST

The BBC and music maestro Gary Barlow bring together some of the biggest names in music, including Shirley Bassey, Elton John, Tom Jones, Annie Lennox, Paul McCartney, Kylie Minogue, Cliff Richard and Ed Sheeran.

*Live broadcast times subject to change

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