Why does she have one ? A Diamond Jubilee is a celebration of 60 years of a reigning ruler or monarch, this year as Great Britain we celebrate the diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
Is it just monarchys that celebrate ? A diamond Jubilee can be celebrated by any company, business, or person, just so long as they have been contributing for 60 years straight .
Past Jubilees George III was the first British Monarch to celebrate a Jubilee, as we do today, when he celebrated his Golden Jubilee in 1809. The main day of celebration was 25th October, attended by The King and other members of , the Royal family Queen Victoria celebrated her Golden Jubilee in 1887, There was a Royal Banquet, a procession to Westminster Abbey and a fireworks display in the gardens of Buckingham Palace. And many more .
This year The Queen will give Garden Parties in the grounds of Buckingham Palace, and is very lucky to get the chance to celebrate whilst the London 2012 Olympics are coming up.
Our Queen Queen Elizabeth II, at the wedding of William, and Kate Windsor!