29 May '12, 11am

HMS Diamond Launches Nation's Weekend of Jubilee Celebrations | Royal Navy

The Type 45 destroyer will fire a 21-gun salute and give three cheers to Her Majesty as the ship enters Portsmouth Harbour at 10.30am while four Navy helicopters – two Merlin and two Lynx - perform a flypast over the ship in a diamond formation. The Navy saluting gun overlooking the harbour entrance at Fort Blockhouse, Gosport, will fire 21 times in return. HMS Diamond will be led into the harbour by two Royal Navy patrol vessels – HMS Raider and HMS Blazer. Fleet Commander, Admiral George Zambellas, said: "It is fitting that Her Majesty’s Ship Diamond should mark Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee in this way. "The Queen’s affection for and commitment to the Armed Forces have touched the lives of many servicemen and women and their families over the past 60 years and I am proud that HMS Diamond is helping to launch this special weekend of celebrations across our island nation....

Full article: http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/News-and-Events/Latest-News/2...

Tweets

A very British dinner complete with English win...

asiatatlerdining.com 30 May '12, 9am

There is no a la carte option at Kazuo Okada and the restaurant only offers set menus. The regular tasting menu is priced ...

Celebrate with a Shoebilee Weekend!

Celebrate with a Shoebilee Weekend!

modainpelle.com 03 Jun '12, 4pm

Unfortunately your browser does not hava JavaScript capabilities which are required to exploit full functionality of our s...

Royal Arms Diamond Edition perfume commemorates the Queen's Diamond Jubilee #luxury

Royal Arms Diamond Edition perfume commemorates...

luxurylaunches.com 28 May '12, 12pm

Royal Arms Diamond Edition perfume commemorates the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Floris, which happens to be one of the oldest ...

HMS Raleigh Diamond Jubilee Tribute to Her Maje...

royalnavy.mod.uk 01 Jun '12, 12pm

Members of Corporate Squadron, undergoing their professional training at the Royal Navy establishment in Torpoint, display...

This weekend marks the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. To mark this remarkable event in history our sister...

This weekend marks the Diamond Jubilee of Queen...

corgi.co.uk 01 Jun '12, 12pm

In 2012, Her Majesty the Queen will be celebrating her Diamond Jubilee after sixty years as Britain’s Ruling Monarch. To m...

3 year West Yorkshire go:cycling project launch...

wymetro.com 30 May '12, 10am

This weekend June sees county-wide bike rides to mark the launch of the go:cycling initiative for West Yorkshire. After a ...

A Cocktail to Celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

A Cocktail to Celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jub...

elitechoice.org 01 Jun '12, 10am

They claim that the cocktail that Louis XIII will create with the Four Season’s will be as iconic as the Queen herself. Th...

[LUNCHTIME MUST-READ] An angmoh expat and a loc...

is.asia-city.com 02 Jun '12, 4am

Diamonds are forever, they say, though in the week of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s prim...

Royal Marines v Paras Rugby League | Royal Navy

Royal Marines v Paras Rugby League | Royal Navy

royalnavy.mod.uk 28 May '12, 8am

Trafalgar Cup 2012 - Royal Marines v Paras DATE: 30 May 2012 TIME: 18:00 VENUE: Brickfields Recreation Ground, Plymouth Al...

Please see the following link for details of ou...

simplygo.com 31 May '12, 9am

You are here: Home > News > The Queen's Diamond Jubilee - Public Holiday The Queen's Diamond Jubilee - Public Holiday Date...

Science Museum celebrates six decades of #engin...

eurekamagazine.co.uk 28 May '12, 9am

A dozen of the most significant inventions from the past 60 years have been selected by the Science Museum and the Royal A...

Jubilee Weekend and School Holiday Fun!

Jubilee Weekend and School Holiday Fun!

nctx.co.uk 31 May '12, 9am

It’s the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend and the half-term school holidays, so here is our handy guide to many events...

Hosting a Jubilee party tonight? We SO know what we're talking about when it comes to parties...

Hosting a Jubilee party tonight? We SO know wha...

tatler.com 28 May '12, 10am

So you've thrown parties before? We bet they weren't Diamond Jubilee parties. Tatler's Social Editor Violet Henderson expl...

Hi folks, we are opening and closing as normal ...

spt.co.uk 01 Jun '12, 7am

Planning your journey over a public holiday Please note that there will be changes to some travel services over the holida...