Jubilee Pageant

The BBC vs The Jubilee

Nick Abbot | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK
Nick Abbot

Now that the dust has settled and the rain has stopped, let's look at the past few days that have been such a boon to the Far Eastern makers of red, blue and white cheap plastic fluttering tat. There must have been container ships full of the stuff, advancing across the high seas since the turn of the year.

The Diamond Jubilee - Even the North Koreans Were Cringing by the End

Robert Simpson | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Comedy
Robert Simpson

Wow, what a fun packed weekend of festivities that was. We had some boats, in the loose sense of the word, a big Buckingham knees up organised by soon to be Lord our saviour Gary of Barlow and a little service at her local place of worship St Pauls.

Jubilee Gravitas and the BBC

Michael Volpe | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Michael Volpe

The BBC has come under fire for its coverage of the Jubilee river pageant with accusations that it was "lamentable" and "lacked gravitas".

Labour MP Lambasts Jubilee 'Slave Labour'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Politics

A Labour MP is demanding answers from a security firm and charity after reports they bussed jobless people into London to work under appalling conditi...

BBC Jubilee Coverage Slammed By Fry As 'Mind-Numbingly Tedious'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK

The comedian Stephen Fry led criticism of the BBC's Diamond Jubilee coverage on Sunday, branding it "mind-numbingly tedious" and dubbing a reporter "i...

Pageant On The Pond: Village Creates Flotilla In Miniature

PA | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK

The River Pageant on the Thames was replicated in miniature form in one village as it hosted a flotilla of small wooden boats on its pond. Schoolch...

Thousands Cheer 1,000 Ship Flotilla As Jubilee Pageant Begins

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK

The bells rang out today as the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh sped under Battersea Bridge to mark the start of the Diamond Jubilee River Pageant. Des...

Prince Charles And Camilla Greeted By Cheering Crowds

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK

The Diamond Jubilee river pageant welcomed its first royal guests on Sunday as excitement grew ahead of the start of the Diamond Jubilee river pageant...

Jubilee Revelers Await 1,000-Ship Flotilla

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK

Spectators are eagerly awaiting the start of the Diamond Jubilee's most dramatic spectacle - the 1,000- strong flotilla in honour of the Queen. Des...

'Dunkirk' Ships Take Place In Pageant

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK

The skies may have been grey and the drizzle relentless but the Dunkirk "little ships" had been through tougher things in their time. The 39 vessel...

River Thames Ready For 1,000 Ship Jubilee Pageant

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK

Jubilee revellers heading to London on Sunday to watch the one of the largest flotillas ever assembled on the River Thames should brace themselves for...

Queen To Receive Semaphore Message During Jubilee Pageant

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK

A troupe of dancers will send a semaphore message to the Queen from the roof of London's Royal Festival Hall as she passes by with the Jubilee pageant...