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Platinum Jubilee

On 6th February this year Her Majesty The Queen became the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth. To celebrate this unprecedented anniversary, events and initiatives will take place throughout the year.

Here at Hive we have collected together some amazing books about The Queen and The Royal family as well as a great collection of some of the most iconic films from her 70 years as our Monarch.

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Recommended Reading

Her Majesty The Queen: The Official Platinum Jubilee Pageant Commemorative Album - Katie Nicholl

When Princess Elizabeth became Queen on 6 February 1952, few could have anticipated that she would go on to become Britain's longest-reigning monarch; a figure revered around the world for her wisdom, dedication and sense of duty.

Seventy years on, and Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee will see the nation come together to celebrate a truly historic landmark.

Over a special, four-day bank holiday weekend in early June 2022, millions of well-wishers from the UK, the Commonwealth and beyond will take part in a spectacular mixture of traditional pageantry, technological displays and public events.

The highlight will be the Platinum Jubilee Pageant, which will see 6,500 performers and participants from across the UK and the Commonwealth parade past Buckingham Palace and along The Mall in front of vast crowds and the world's media. Accompanying this unique and joyous occasion, Her Majesty The Queen: The Official Platinum Jubilee Pageant Commemorative Album charts the trials and triumphs of The Queen's 70-year reign and explores how Her Majesty has provided the country and Commonwealth with a lifetime of leadership, from her steadfast presence during the Second World War through to her current unifying influence at a time of political, economic and social turbulence. The book will also include exclusive written content by Tom Parker Bowles. A renowned food writer and critic, he will provide readers with an insight into the royals' dining tastes and traditions, and into the history and flavour of royal celebrations past and present.



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Iconic films of the 1950s  |  View All

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