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The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were joined by members of the Royal Family for a Service to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty's Coronation in Westminster Abbey 

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Information about the service of celebration at Westminster Abbey and other events to mark 60 years since Her Majesty's Coronation Day

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The Correspondence Team at Buckingham Palace request that those still waiting for responses to be patient as they process the vast amount of post received in Diamond Jubilee year

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60 facts about the Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012

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Past visits and events

Read social media blogs about past engagements undertaken by The Queen and other members of the Royal Family in celebration of the Diamond Jubilee


Announcements released by Buckingham Palace and organisations involved in the Diamond Jubilee throughout 2012

Her Majesty The Queen © PA

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Message, 5 June 2012

Her Majesty's special broadcast of thanks following the Central Weekend's Diamond Jubilee celebrations

The Central Weekend 2 - 5 June 2012

The Central Weekend to celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee culminated in a Ceremonial Day which included a service at St Paul's and a balcony appearance at Buckingham Palace

The Balcony at Buckingham Palace. ©BPPO

Jubilee charity and community initiatives

From planting trees to distributing national lottery funds, a number of organisations around the Commonwealth set up initiatives to help communities benefit from The Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Children playing football

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Message

Official message from Her Majesty released by Buckingham Palace on 6 February 2012, the 60th anniversary of The Queen's Accession to the throne

The Queen arrives at the Church of St Peter and St Paul in West Newton, Norfolk, 5 February 2012 © Press Association