Diamond Jubilee: Royal tours in the UK and overseas

The Queen and Prince Philip are visiting towns and cities all over the United Kingdom to mark the Diamond Jubilee. Other members of the Royal Family will be representing The Queen overseas, visiting Commonwealth countries, Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories throughout the year.

The Queen's Jubilee Itinerary
  • 25 June, South East England

    Henley-on-Thames
  • 26/27 June, Northern Ireland

    Enniskillen, Belfast
  • 2/6 July, Scotland (Holyrood Week)

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  • 11/12 July, West Midlands

    Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham, Shropshire
  • 18/19 July, North East England

    Sunderland, South Tyneside, North Tyneside, Gateshead, Durham City, Stockton-on-Tees, Leeds
  • 25 July, South East England

    Cowes, Isle of Wight, New Forest, Hampshire
 
  • 2/6 July, Scotland (Holyrood Week)

    The Queen inspected the Royal Regiment of Scotland during the Ceremony Of The Keys at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh
  • 18/19 July, North East England

    Sunderland, South Tyneside, North Tyneside, Gateshead, Durham City, Stockton-on-Tees, Leeds
  • 16/17 May, North West England

    Prince Charles and the Duke of Edinburgh joined the Queen in Burnley and Accrington
  • 23 March, Manchester

    The Queen visited two hospitals in Manchester and the BBC's Media City in Salford
  • 8 March, Leicester

    Huge crowds came out to see the Queen, Prince Philip and the Duchess of Cambridge
  • 11/12 July, West Midlands

    Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham, Shropshire
  • 13/14 June, East Midlands

    Prince William and Catherine accompanied the Queen in Nottingham at the start of a two-day trip to the region.
  • 26/27 April, Wales

    HM Queen with Dean of Llandaff during her visit with Prince Philip to Llandaff Cathedral in south Wales The Queen attended a service of thanksgiving in Llandaff and went on to meet the Welsh Rugby team in Margam.
  • 25 June, South East England

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh attend a river pageant in Henley-on-Thames.
  • 15 May, South London

    Thousands greeted the Queen when she visited Bromley, Merton and Richmond.
  • 29 March, North London

    Jubilant crowds greeted the Queen when she visited Redbridge, Waltham Forest and Harrow
  • 1/2 May, South West England

    Hundreds of children greeted the royal couple in Salisbury.
  • 25 July, South East England

    Cowes, Isle of Wight, New Forest, Hampshire
  • 26/27 June, Northern Ireland

    In Belfast, the Queen shakes hands for the first time with Martin McGuinness, Northern Ireland's deputy first minister.
  • 26/27 June, Northern Ireland

    Thousands of people line the streets of Enniskillen, where the royal couple meet bombing victims and attend a service of thanksgiving.
 
 
  • The Earl and Countess of Wessex visited St Lucia (22 Feb), Barbados (23-24 Feb), St Vincent and the Grenadines (25 Feb), Grenada (27 Feb), Trinidad and Tobago (28-29 Feb), Montserrat (2 March), St Kitts and Nevis (3 March), Anguilla (5 March), Antigua and Barbuda (6-7 March)
  • South Africa, 15-18 April: Princess Royal's visit
  • Mozambique, 19-21 April: Princess Royal marks Olympics
  • The Duke of Gloucester visited the British Virgin Islands (5 March)
  • The Duke of Gloucester visits Malta (13 April)
  • The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Australia
  • Canada, 21-25 May: Prince Charles and Camilla
  • The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit New Zealand
  • The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Papua New Guinea
  • The Prince of Wales and Camilla will visit Guernsey on 19/20 July
  • The Isle of Man, 26 April: Prince Charles and Camilla
  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit Malaysia, September 2012
  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Singapore
  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the Solomon Islands
  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Tuvalu on 18 September, the final stop of their tour.
  • India, 30 April-6 May: Prince Andrew's seven-day tour
  • The Duke of Kent will visit the Falkland Islands
  • The Duke of Kent will visit Uganda
  • Gibraltar, 11-13 June: The Earl and Countess of Wessex
 

Belize, 3 March: Prince Harry names road after Queen

Prince Harry was greeted by hundreds of wellwishers in the former British colony of Belize. In Belmopan, the capital, he conducted a special service for the newly named Queen Elizabeth II Boulevard. Other engagements during his time there included a visit to ancient historical sites and a wreath-laying ceremony for British soldiers.
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Jamaica, 6 March: Prince Harry 'races' Ussain Bolt

Prince Harry has taken part in a 'race' with Olympic 100m champion Usain Bolt during his visit to Jamaica.
On a trip to Jamaica Prince Harry took part in a "race" with Olympic 100m champion Usain Bolt. At the University of the West Indies stadium in Kingston, the Prince sprinted down the track after a false start while a laughing Bolt jogged after him.

The Bahamas, 5 March: Prince Harry's boat breaks down

Prince Harry was forced to swap boats during his Jubilee tour of the Bahamas when the speed boat he was travelling in broke down.
In the Bahamas, the prince had to hitch a ride in a boat with journalists after the official patrol ship he was in broke down. Later, in a speech he said he would boast about his trip to the islands to his "brother and sister-in-law" - the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

South Africa, 15-18 April: Princess Royal's visit

Princess Anne, seen here shaking hands with Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe at a Royal Garden Party in Pretoria, spent three days in South Africa and also visited Johannesburg and Cape Town in honour of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

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Mozambique, 19-21 April: Princess Royal marks Olympics

To mark the 99 days before the start of the London Olympic Games, Princess Anne visited a sports academy in Boane, Maputo Province. During her three-day visit she also attended a church service with members of the government and British community and a Garden Party at the British High Commission Premises.

Canada, 21-25 May: Prince Charles and Camilla

Thousands of Canadians came out to greet Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall when they visited three provinces - New Brunswick on the east coast, Ontario and Saskatchewan. The royal couple visited First Nations people, teenagers, and members of Canada's armed forces. The prince awarded Diamond Jubilee medals to those who have given their time to help their communities.

The Isle of Man, 26 April: Prince Charles and Camilla

Crowds of people gathered on Isle of Man to greet the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall..
Crowds of people, including excited schoolchildren, gathered on the Isle of Man to greet the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. The couple met some of the island's most promising cyclists and members of the Peel lifeboat crew as well as visiting the House of Manannan Museum.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Singapore

Singapore 11 September: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Singapore at the start of a nine day tour of SE Asia and the South Pacific marking the Queen's diamond jubilee. Their first stop was a visit to the the botanical gardens, where they were shown a hybrid orchid named in their honour.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the Solomon Islands

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India, 30 April-6 May: Prince Andrew's seven-day tour

The Duke of York honoured the Queen's reign with a whistlestop tour of India, visiting New Delhi, Kohima, Mumbai, Kolkatta, Chennai, and Bangalore. Here, he is pictured having a go at block printing with residents of Nijoloy, the home of the Women's Interlink Foundation in Mdhyam Gram on the outskirts of Kolkata.

Gibraltar, 11-13 June: The Earl and Countess of Wessex

Flag-waving crowds greeted Prince Edward and his wife Sophie on their three-day visit to Gibraltar amid renewed tensions between the UK and Spain over the disputed colony - this time over fishing rights. The Spanish government said the prince's visit was an affront. The royal visit included a trip to the British Forces Headquarters and the inauguration of a new airport terminal.

Australia, 5 November: Prince Charles and Camilla

In Longreach, the Duchess of Cornwall was introduced to an orphaned 12-month-old kangaroo called Ruby Blue.
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are visiting Australia as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee tour. In Longreach, Camilla was introduced to an orphaned 12-month-old kangaroo called Ruby Blue.

Dates for individual royal overseas trips will be published nearer the time.

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