HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE
Celebrating a Milestone

In 2022, Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, commemorating 70 years of service.  To mark this milestone, Buckingham Palace announced a year-long Jubilee celebration throughout the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and worldwide, where communities will come together to celebrate Her Majesty’s historic reign.

A four-day bank holiday weekend will ran from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June 2022, during which time a schedule of national events created by The Queen’s Pageant master Bruno Peeks took place. This included Trooping the Colour, a service of thanksgiving, and a live concert named ‘Party at the Palace’. 

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Jubilee Celebrations at Oakham Castle and Rutland County Museum

On 30th May a floral horseshoe was placed in the Great Hall of Oakham Castle, a floral tribute for her Majesty celebrating the 70 years of Service.

 

Our tribute included roses, lily of the valley and other complimentary blooms in colours of white, green, purple and blue. Celebrating the Queen's love for nature, a fitting installation by floral designer Joanne Walker also featured thistles, inspired by the colours and planting of the Scottish landscape near the Balmoral Castle estate. Meanwhile, the iconic Horseshoe shape will be adorned with an crown, a replica of  Her Majesty The Queen's own horse shoe donated to Oakham Castle in 1967.

Oakham Castle Floral Horseshoe
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Lighting the way for the Platinum Jubilee Celebrations.
Photograph Courtesy of Nick Caro.