The Queen's Platinum Jubilee is coming up, and there's a four-day bank holiday weekend 2nd-5th June to celebrate. It's an occasion marking 70 years of the monarch's service to the UK and Commonwealth, and there are some amazing local events planned. Find everything you need to party right here.
1. Shona fascinator in cobalt, £79, Hobbs
2. Light-up embroidered Jubilee crown cushion, £17.50, M&S
3. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Jubilee edition, £9.99, Waterstones
4. M&S strawberries & cream shortbread Jubilee tin, £10, M&S
5. Elie Saab Le Parfum Royal Eau de Parfum 50ml, £45, Boots
6. Nalle Lace women’s shoes in platinum, £90, Clarks
A royal feast
How about dressing up and celebrating in style with brunch or a cream tea at The Ivy Victoria? Or, if you're hosting or off to a street party, stock up on English Breakfast tea at T2 and head to M&S for all the sweets and treats. They have limited edition goodies available right now, including British Strawberry Gin Liqueur.
Find M&S recipes for cocktails and gin Eton mess here.
Whether you're after commemorative Platinum Jubilee keepsakes or party decorations, M&S have some special limited edition items that'll add pizzazz to the celebrations. Union flag bunting is a must, of course, but there are cushions, bedlinen, candles and more in store.
Union Jack Jubilee Bunting, £6, M&S
Outfits to party in
Sport red, white or blue for a union flag look, or put together your own take on regal style with pieces from our stores at Create Victoria. You'll find dresses, jumpsuits and occasionwear fit for meeting the Queen at Mango and M&S. Finishing your look at with hat or headpiece? Visit Hobbs for statement fascinators.
Cut-out detail jumpsuit, £49.99, Mango
We're proud to be joining in with The Queen's Corgi Trail as part of the local Platinum Jubliee celebrations. You'll find 19 colourful corgi figures dotted around public spaces in South Westminster from the end of May to the end of June. Look out for two of the artist-decorated dogs right here at Create Victoria!
Victoria Garden Party
You're invited! Come and celebrate the Jubilee at Lower Grosvenor Gardens on Tuesday 31st May and Wednesday 1st June, 12pm-8pm. At this Victoria BID garden party there'll be afternoon tea tasters, biscuit decorating, floral workshops, children's theatre drop-ins and live music too.
Local Platinum Jubliee events
31st May & 1st June, The Victoria BID are hosting ‘The Great Victoria Garden Party’, at Lower Grosvenor Gardens, details are to come
1st June – 30th July, Platinum Jubilee breakfast, Westminster Abbey
1st June - September, Platinum Jubilee Blooms At Kensington Palace
2nd June, Trooping the Colour Queen’s Birthday Parade, Buckingham Palace
4th June, The Platinum Jubilee Celebration with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Southbank Centre
Find Jubilee street parties and community events in your area