Cheers, Ma & # 39; am! The UK is getting an additional bank holiday for a four-day weekend to celebrate the Queen's platinum anniversary in 2022
- The British will get an additional public holiday on Friday June 3rd in 2022
- Part of the celebrations for the Queen’s platinum anniversary in her 70th year in reign
- The end of May bank holiday has been postponed to June 2 to create a four-day weekend
Britain will get an extra bank holiday in 2022 to celebrate the Queen's platinum anniversary.
Friday June 3rd has been selected as an additional day off. The bank holiday at the end of May is also being postponed to Thursday June 2nd to create a special four-day weekend.
A blockbuster festival program is being developed to mark the historic milestone when Her Majesty will be the first British monarch to rule in 70 years.
The extra bank holiday is the focus of a blockbuster festival program being developed to mark the historic milestone when Her Majesty will be the first British monarch to rule in 70 years
The organizers say it will combine traditional splendor and ceremonial splendor with cutting edge artistic and technological performances.
A Buckingham Palace spokesman said: “The platinum anniversary is an opportunity for the Queen to express his gratitude for the support and loyalty Her Majesty has received during her reign.
"The Queen hopes that as many people as possible will have the opportunity to attend the celebrations."
At 94, the Queen is the longest-living monarch in British history. She surpassed her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria as Britain's longest-serving ruler five years ago.
The mall is crowded during the 2012 Diamond Jubilee celebrations
Friday June 3rd has been selected as an additional day off. The bank holiday in late May has also been postponed to Thursday June 2 to create a special four-day weekend
In 2017, the Queen became the first British monarch to reach her sapphire anniversary – 65 years on the throne.
The Queen ascended the throne on February 6, 1952, at the age of 25, following the sudden death of her father, George VI. However, their coronation did not take place until June 2, 1953.
The royal household and the department for digital, culture, media and sport are jointly organizing the celebrations for the platinum anniversary.
Culture Minister Oliver Dowden said: "Her Majesty's platinum anniversary will be a truly historic moment – and one that deserves an unforgettable celebration." It will bring the entire nation and Commonwealth together to pay tribute to Her Majesty's reign. "