TL;DR news on Platinum Jubilee at August 28, 2023

Millions are expected to sit down to a Big Jubilee Lunch over the weekend with more than 200,000 local events planned that include screenings, street parties and lunches. And the chasm that Penny describes, the gap between the myth and the reality, is best represented in Platinum Jubilee souvenirs. Note that at time of writing the Royal Collection shop has suspended orders temporarily because their Jubilee stuff has been so wildly popular, but many of the items are due to be restocked. countries and the official Jubilee emblem, which depicts the Imperial State Crown with the numbers 70 traced above it. Like every biscuit in the Jubilee tin, it is lightly lemon; in terms of the texture, the packaging says to consume within six months, which I think covers things. Charbonnel et Walker, housed in a little lightbox of a shop down the Royal Arcade off Piccadilly, has stamped that Imperial State Crown 70 emblem on a couple of its Platinum purple boxes. Platinum Jubilee Logo: The Design The logo features a purple and platinum design. For her Golden Jubilee celebrations, some of her jewelry referenced her father, George VI, and the Queen Mother, who died just over a month before the celebrations. Thursday, June 2 The Jubilee may be an anniversary, but it actually begins with a birthday. According to the royal family, over 60,000 people have registered to host their own Big Jubilee Lunches, and over 10 million people are expected to participate across the Commonwealth. Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates 70th Jubilee, Says Camilla Will Be 'Queen' Next This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors.