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Diamond Jubilee news

Six-year-old Charlie Holtby, of the Boys' Brigade 1st Acomb Company, holding the Baton, during the handover at the National Railway Museum, on the footplate of steam locomotive Lilla

York Boys Brigade members carry Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Baton

Heworth Hall Drive, Heworth, celebrating the Diamond Jubilee

Jubilee jubilations all round

Our photographer, Anthony Chappel-Ross, captured this picture of Tollerton residents on the village green before the official photo was taken by Richard Llewellyn

Village turns out for Jubilee photograph

Mia Richardson with her winning portrait of the Queen

Portraits capture the Queen

King and Queen of the Lucas Avenue Jubilee garden party were Tia Paylor and Jake Scott

Sun shines on Diamond Jubilee parties

Kelly Bayley, Landlady of the Jubilee Pub

Thousands celebrate Diamond Jubilee


Diamond Jubilee parties get under way

Pupils and staff from Poppleton Road Primary School enjoy their jubilee party

All set for Jubilee celebrations

Maxine's Jubilee cupcakes

Jubilee cupcakes recipe

Do you remember the families of vanished Union Terrace, pictured here during George V’s Silver Jubilee in 1935?

Pageant from the past

Coun Keith Hyman

Call to have a great time

Fighter plane to be pulled to Elvington celebrations

Army to fire the starting gun on Jubilee weekend of fun


Friends ready to light up Wolds for the Jubilee

Jubilee music festival at Tadcaster

Poppleton villagers in for a busy weekend

Patients and staff at St Leonard’s Hospice Daycare centre enjoy their Jubilee party

Day care patients show they’re cut out for some fun

Pipes and drums to lead celebrations in Skelton

Kate Setchel and Leo Gledhill during a Jubilee party at Station House nursery in Dunnington

Jubilee celebrations at York nursery

Princess for a day

Princess for a day

Pupils from Poppleton Ousebank Primary School enjoy their Jubilee celebrations

York primary schools get into the Diamond Jubilee spirit

Sabyn Maude and Lily Milligan alongside fellow Brownies at the Millennium Gardens in Poppleton

Brownies dig deep to make mark on Diamond Jubilee

Royal celebrations lead to road closures

The flowerbed at Bishopthorpe Palace

Union Flag flowerbed marks The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

Region prepares for Diamond Jubilee celebrations


Judy keeps watchful eye on Jubilee security

Members of Heslington Pre-school  group are pictured in fancy dress outside the Black Bull, in Hull Road,  during their Diamond Jubilee event

Jubilee event at Heslington Pre-School

Jubilee jamboree at Bishopthorpe Palace

Wigginton School pupils Imogen Bell and Joseph Olney with the Lord Mayor of York, Coun Keith Hyman, after receiving their Jubilee mugs

Kids just go potty for celebration royal mugs

Chinese lanterns warning

Jim Hardie, right, with Graham Chaddock, on the lifeboat

York publican to take part in Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant

Dennis Law, of Stillington, with his scarecrow of the Queen on horseback

Stone the crows, its Her Majesty...

Ashley Binder, sous chef at Middlethorpe Hall, York, with the Diamond Jubilee cake

Diamond Jubilee celebrations taking shape

Glen Peters, operations manager for the City of York Council Blacksmiths, inside the giant beacon that his team at the Eco Depot are building

Jubilee beacon gets set for light duties


Only the second monarch to reach her Diamond Jubilee

Prime Minister Winston Churchill looks on, centre, as King George VI, Queen Elizabeth,  then-Princess Elizabeth (left) and Princess Margaret, wave to crowds gathered below, from the balcony of Buckingham Palace on VE Day, May 8, 1945

Portrait Of A Queen - February 1952: The death of George VI and accession of Elizabeth II

The Queen and her family on the balcony at Buckingham Palace on Coronation Day

Portrait Of A Queen - June 1953: Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen in Micklegate during her Silver Jubilee visit to York

Portrait Of A Queen - 1977: Silver Jubilee year

Detail of designs for a test section of a pixellated portrait of Queen Elizabeth made  up of 3,120 cakes, one for each week of her reign

Diamond Jubilee events in and around York

Diamond Jubilee street parties in North Yorkshire

Diamond Jubilee parade times

Diamond Jubilee street parties in East Yorkshire

Lord Mayor Coun David Horton lights the Golden Jubilee beacon on Knavesmire in 2002

Record-breaking attempt will see 4,000 Jubilee beacons lit

Diamond Jubilee street parties in York

This picture of the Coronation street party in Danesfort Avenue, Acomb, was supplied by Irene Taylor

Readers' Coronation memories

The Golden Jubilee street party at Park Grove School in York

Golden Jubilee memories

Road restrictions for jubilee parade

Jonathan Sherwood with his carving of a royal throne

Teenage sculptor creates royal carving

Minster School pupil Grace Gledden “takes off” to promote the balloon race

Minster School's balloon race to celebrate Queen’s Diamond Jubilee


Full steam ahead for Queen’s jubilee

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