Thousands watch the Queen during the Jubilee river pageant
Three generations of royalty all gathered together to join Queen Elizabeth II while sailing down the Thames during the spectacular Diamond Jubilee river pageant. Thousands of crowd from all over Britain gathered along the river to get the best view of the Queen, while the whole world keeps their eye in London to mark the Queen’s 60th year on the throne.
The 1,000-strong flotilla that floated along the Thames was the country’s most spectacular for the last 350 years. To cheer up the event and match up with the dampened, the London Philharmonic Orchestra sang Singing in the Rain while traveling down the river. However, the flypast finale, which should have ended the river parade in awe-exciting high note was cancelled due to bad weather.
Nevertheless, rain or shine, the Diamond Jubilee river pageant broke records as the river parade with the most number of participating boats.