30 June 2022,   19:45
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee: Celebration plans unveiled by Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace has unveiled the full line-up of celebrations to mark the Queen"s Platinum Jubilee this year, writes BBC.

Street parties, a concert with some of the world’s “biggest entertainment stars” and a chance to see the Queen"s homes up close are all part of the plan to mark her 70 years on the throne.

It will culminate in a four-day UK bank holiday weekend from 2 to 5 June.

The first event begins on Monday, with a competition to invent a new pudding to celebrate the Queen’s reign.

Finalists will be judged by an expert panel including Dame Mary Berry and Masterchef"s Monica Galetti.

The winning recipe will be made available to the public and the pudding will be enjoyed at Big Jubilee Lunches during the bank holiday weekend.