Published 29 January 2002

THE FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENT IS ISSUED BY THE PRESS SECRETARY TO THE QUEEN

The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will undertake an extensive programme of visits and attend other events to mark her Golden Jubilee. The details of their engagements throughout the United Kingdom during May to early August were announced today.

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will be travelling as widely as possible across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, although they will not be able to visit all cities and counties.

This programme of visits and engagements will include not only national events, but also engagements with a range of organisations at local level in recognition of the importance of communities and voluntary service. Such visits will enable The Queen to express her thanks to people throughout the country for their support and loyalty.

Details of their programme are as follows:

29 April
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a Dinner hosted by the Prime Minister at No 10 Downing Street

30 April
Subject to approval by each House, The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will attend a session of the Joint Houses of Houses of Parliament in Westminster Hall at which Her Majesty will address both Houses

South West (1-2 May)

1 May
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit the National Maritime Museum (Cornwall) Falmouth; The Queen will view a Celebration of Cornish Gardens, Trelissick, whilst The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Falmouth College of Art; The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend Lunch to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Diocese of Truro; meet representatives of the community in Cornwall, Truro Cathedral; attend a musical performance by young people in Exeter; attend a Reception hosted by the County of Devon, County Hall, Exeter

2 May The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit the Farmers' Market and Vivary Park, Taunton; visit Wells, where The Duke of Edinburgh will also present Award Scheme Gold Awards; attend Lunch hosted by Bath & North East Somerset Council at Guildhall, Bath; view Bath Abbey restoration; attend Reception at Pump Rooms

North East (7-8 May)

7 May
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will open Winter Gardens, Sunderland; open Metro Link between Sunderland and Gateshead; visit St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Jarrow; officially open the Millennium Bridge; visit Baltic Centre; attend Gala event, City Hall, Newcastle.

8 May
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Seaham, Easington, and Blackhall Rocks; visit Durham Castle; open Millennium Place, Durham; visit Darlington. The Duke of Edinburgh will present Award Scheme Gold Awards at Peterlee, and visit Stockton Campus, Durham University

9 May
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit East London

South East (10 May )

10 May
The Queen will visit Aylesbury; The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Higginson Park, Marlow; visit Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre

16-17 May
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend the Royal Windsor Horse Show

18 May
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will take the Salute at 'All The Queen's Horses', Royal Windsor Horse Show

20 May
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Chelsea Flower Show

21 May
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will open the new Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

22 May
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend an Arts Reception at the Royal Academy of Arts, London

Scotland (23 - 29 May)

23 May
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will attend a Thanksgiving Service at Glasgow Cathedral

24 May
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will open Jubilee Wheel at Millennium Link between Forth & Clyde and Union Canals, Falkirk; give a Reception in the Palace of Holyroodhouse

25 May
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will attend the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Edinburgh; give a Garden Party at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

26 May
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will attend General Assembly Service, St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh

27 May
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Isle of Skye; attend Lunch at Stornoway, Isle of Lewis; attend Tea Party at Wick, Caithness

28 May
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit 'Aberdeen - Our City' Jubilee Celebration, Duthie Park, Aberdeen; visit Scottish Parliament, sitting at King's College, Aberdeen University; The Queen, will open The Space, Scottish School of Contemporary Dance, Dundee, while The Duke of Edinburgh visits Dundee University's Wellcome Trust Biocentre; The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a Reception at City Chambers, Dundee

29 May
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Lauder, Scottish Borders; visit Melrose Abbey; attend Lunch hosted by Scottish Borders Council; attend Borders Gathering, Melrose Rugby Club

Jubilee Weekend (1-4 June)

1 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will hold The Queen's Concert (Classical Concert) in the Gardens at Buckingham Palace

2 June
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will attend a Jubilee Church Service, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

3 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend events in Windsor and Slough

3 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will hold The Queen's Concert (Pop Concert) in the Gardens at Buckingham Palace; The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will light a National Beacon in the Mall and view a fireworks display

4 June
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will attend a National Service of Thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral, after a Ceremonial Procession from Buckingham Palace

4 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a lunch hosted by the Lord Mayor and the Corporation of London at Guildhall in the City of London

4 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend the Golden Jubilee Festival in the Mall

4 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will make a Balcony Appearance at Buckingham Palace and watch an RAF Fly Past

6 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit North London; followed by a Garden Party at Lambeth Palace

South East (7 June )

7 June The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend the South of England Show, Ardingly, West Sussex

10 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will give a Reception for representatives of different Faiths, at Buckingham Palace
Wales (11-13 June)

11 June The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will, after arriving at Llanfairpwll railway station, visit a Crafts Exhibition and Fair at Beaumaris Castle, Anglesey; attend a Thanksgiving Service at Bangor Cathedral; attend Lunch hosted by the National Trust Wales and the Chairman Gwynedd County Council at Penrhyn Castle; attend Jubilee Sports event, Colwyn Bay

12 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend Powys picnic, Dolau; open improvement works and new lock at Burry Port Harbour, Llanelli; open Millennium Coastal Park, Llanelli; attend Lunch hosted by Camarthenshire County Council; visit Carmarthenshire Enterprise Day - Business Exhibition; attend Festival of Youth and Community Service, Margam Park

13 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will drive through the shopping centre of Bridgend; attend Welcome to the Valleys at Treorchi, Rhondda Valley; visit Heritage Park, Trehafod, Porth; attend Lunch hosted by Newport County Borough Council; visit the National Assembly of Wales; attend Reception hosted by Cardiff City Council

15 June
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will take the Salute at Her Majesty's Birthday Parade, Horseguards

17 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend the Service of the Order of the Garter at St George's Chapel, Windsor

17 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will give a Dinner for European Sovereigns, Windsor Castle

18-22 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend Royal Ascot

25 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit West London

26 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will give a Dinner for representatives of the Armed Services, Windsor Castle

South East (27 June)

27 June
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit the Armed Forces, Portsmouth, and visit Portsmouth

West Midlands (2-3 July)

2 July
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Touchwood, Solihull's town centre redevelopment; The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will open Millennium Point science and learning centre, Digbeth, Birmingham; The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend Reception and Concert in Symphony Hall, Birmingham, for West Midlands region

3 July
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit National Museum of Brewing, Burton upon Trent; The Queen will visit Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton upon Trent, while The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Best Foods' Marmite factory; The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit National Memorial Arboretum, Alrewas, Staffordshire; visit Royal Show, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire

4 July
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit South London

5 July The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will attend a Parade in the Gardens of Buckingham Palace for all Her Majesty's Body Guards and the In-Pensioners of the Royal Hospital Chelsea

9 July
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will present Medals to the winners of The Queen's Golden Jubilee Poetry Competition for Schools, at Buckingham Palace

9 July
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will give a Garden Party in the Gardens of Buckingham Palace, when guests will include those born on
Accession Day

Yorkshire (11-12 July)

11 July The Queen will visit Leeds Civic Centre; visit set of 'Emmerdale'; The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Harewood House and attend a Jubilee celebration; meet Queen's Golden Jubilee Baton relay runners. The Duke of Edinburgh will visit National Coal Mining Museum, Wakefield, and Bradford Grammar School

12 July
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a Service for Rural Life at Beverley Minster; visit Beverley Racecourse for County Fair and Golden Jubilee Race.

16 July
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will give a Garden Party in the Gardens of Buckingham Palace, when guests will include young people who have been born since the 1977 Silver Jubilee

East Anglia (17-18 July)

17 July
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Ipswich; visit Stowmarket; attend a Lunch in Bury St Edmund's; attend a performance in Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmund's

18 July
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Norwich Castle Museum, Norwich; The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will open the Forum Building (the Norfolk and Norwich Millennium Library), Norwich. The Duke of Edinburgh will open the Norfolk Nelson Museum, Great Yarmouth

18 July
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will give a Garden Party at Sandringham House

23 July
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will open the new Greater London Authority building

23 July
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a Gala at Covent Garden

North West (24-25 July)

24 July
The Queen will visit the King's School, Macclesfield; visit the Christie Hospital, Greater Manchester; The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a Service celebrating the new City Centre at Manchester Cathedral. The Duke of Edinburgh will open Imperial War Museum North

25 July
The Queen will visit Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, whilst The Duke of Edinburgh will present Award Scheme Gold Awards, Town Hall, Bootle, Liverpool; The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a Reception at the Walker Art Gallery; visit Liverpool Town Hall. The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will open Commonwealth Games, Greater Manchester

26 July The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Commonwealth Games sports venues, Greater Manchester; visit Athletes' Village, Greater Manchester

30 July
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will give a Garden party in the Gardens of Buckingham Palace, when guests will include representatives of charities of which Her Majesty and His Royal Highness are Patron
East Midlands ( 31-July 1 August)

31 July
The Queen will open Lindsey Lodge Hospice Extension, Scunthorpe; accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, The Queen will visit Scunthorpe Town Centre; visit Normanby Hall; attend a performance at the National Ice Centre, Nottingham. The Duke of Edinburgh will present Award Scheme Gold Awards at 20/21 Arts Centre, Scunthorpe

1 August
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Leicester City Centre; visit the National Space Centre, Leicester; attend a celebration at Pride Park, Derby

North West (4 August)

4 August
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will close Commonwealth Games in Greater Manchester

North West (5 August)
5 August
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend a community event, and a Reception (including guests from the Duchy of Lancaster) Preston; attend a Garden Party, Carlisle Castle, Cumbria

5 August
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will attend the Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Edinburgh Castle

7 August
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will give a Garden Party at Balmoral Castle