Emotional end to Diamond Jubilee celebrations as hundreds of thousands cheer Queen’s appearance on palace balcony
The Queen waved from her Buckingham Palace balcony to the cheering masses on Tuesday and thanked millions of well-wishers at the end of four days of spectacular Diamond Jubilee celebrations marking her 60th year on the throne.
Hundreds of thousands of people cheered, sang patriotic songs and waved Union Jack flags outside Buckingham Palace at the finale of festivities for the Diamond Jubilee, only the second to be celebrated by a British monarch. (Photos: AFP Photo/Getty Images; AP; Reuters)
Part four of the Queen poster — the Royal hands!
To celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the National Post is offering a six-part, life-sized, full-colour painting of the Queen to our readers. Here’s what it looks like so far - the hockey sticks just show how ridiculously Canadian we are. (Illustration by Kagan McLeod)
Photos: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee
Today marks 60 years to the day since Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne after the death of her father. Click through for more photos from her life and reign.