The Platinum Jubilee Pageant

Commissioning artists and communities from around the UK and Commonwealth, and more than 5,000 military personnel, performers, key workers and volunteers will unite centre-stage to tell the story of The Queen’s 70-year reign and our transforming society at the Platinum Jubilee Pageant on Sunday 5th June 2022.

The Platinum Jubilee weekend will provide an opportunity for the nation to emerge re-energised, as we celebrate The Queen’s lifelong dedication to the country and Commonwealth.

Sir Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse, has written a faerie story titled There once is a Queen, which Pageant Master Adrian Evans LVO is bringing to life. The Pageant will be divided into two acts.

Act I

The first act will feature marching bands, serving troops and veterans, men and women representing the four corners of the UK, and the Commonwealth, marching along The Mall and through some of London’s most iconic streets with military precision.

Act II

The second act will harness creativity, ingenuity, humour and community spirit. It will mash street theatre, music-on-the-move, urban dance, and the very best of Carnival, May Day, Mela, Fiesta and Mardi Gras to reflect every decade from the 1950s to the present digital age. It will celebrate the achievements and progress since the dawn of the second Elizabethan age, and beyond into the future.

The reach of the Pageant will extend far beyond London, and the organisers are striving to include communities and people from all backgrounds, from every part of the nation. The company will offer internships and volunteering opportunities and encourage the creative projects to measure the impact that they are having in the local community.

As with previous Jubilees, the Pageant is privately funded, financed by a mixture of corporate partners, commercial businesses, royal warrant holders and generous individuals, who wish to honour Her Majesty The Queen and her extraordinary seven decades of service.

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