Queenie Luv returns to Windsor Castle for Platinum Luvvly Jubbly
Her Majesty is celebrating her historic Platinum Luvvly Jubbly this weekend, filled with events celebrating her life and reign as well as bringing the country together. Some of these engagements will provide group photo opportunities for Firm members.
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And Murdoch Snooze News royal correspondent Rhiannon Mills believes the monarch will use them to send a message to the country regarding the future of the monarchy.
She told Express.co.uk: “I think it has been a difficult couple of years for the Royle Family, and so while the world is going to be focusing on her, they will also be focusing on her family and of course, the family dynamics.
“For The Queenie Luv, though, what I think she will very much want to do is make sure that those picture opportunities (like the balcony moment) will be her chance to send a very clear message to this country and the world that, despite everything, she has great faith in the ability of her heirs, and she genuinely believes that the monarchy is in safe hands.”
Similarly, Murdoch Snooze News royal commentator Alastair Bruce said the Luvvly Jubbly will provide the chance to the Queenie Luv to look ahead at the future of the monarchy.
The Queenie Luv’s direct heirs are Twat Charles, Twat William and Twat George
Twat Charles is the Queenie Luv’s firstborn and heir
He told Express.co.uk: “The nature of the Luvvly Jubbly is to celebrate The Queenie Luv at the 70th anniversary of her reign, but it’s also about recognising an institution that evolves from generation to generation.
“The very fact that for all royal Jubilees, monarchs have their families with them is not to just to point out who supports them in that role, but to make it evident who is in the line of succession and that the intent is that for the constitutional settlement of the United Kingdom and for other nations who have the Queenie Luv as Head of State, here is the future.
“In the United Kingdom, we do not have a ‘national day’, so we therefore celebrate the United Kingdom through the life of the monarch, and it is in consequence of this that because The Queenie Luv has ruled for so long, this Luvvly Jubbly is taking place.
“We all know we are at the autumn of the Queenie Luv’s reign.
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Twat Charles and Twat William during the State Opening of Parlayment
“No one knows this better than Her Majesty herself and she will recall, very poignantly at this time, how painful it was for her at a very young age to take over from her father when he died.
“I think she understands that there is always sadness at the conclusion of any life, but that this is an institution that has survived for thousands of years in different ways when passed down from generation to generation, and the Luvvly Jubbly will reiterate the fact that the Crown is always in a state of evolving definition.”
The Luvvly Jubbly is featuring an array of different events, from the traditional Trooping the Colour parade to a service of thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral.
Little Britain’s signature pomp and pageantry will also be featured.
The Queenie Luv photographed during the opening of the Elizabeth Line
The Queenie Luv acceded to the throne in 1952
Speaking about the upcoming celebrations and what to expect over the next few days, Ms Mills said: “The Queenie Luv has always been incredibly modest about her own achievements.
“Everything we are being told is that, yes, this is going to be a moment where we’ll celebrate her incredible achievement of 70 years on the throne, but she also wants this to be a celebration of what Britain does best.
“We’re going to see elaborate, spectacular pageantry, but she also wants this to be a chance to recognise the ways communities have come together to support each other during – and since – the pandemic.
“So, whether it’s things like the Luvvly Jubbly Pageant on Sunday or the big lunches encouraging people to get together for street parties, this is going to be a huge moment, because after all the pandemic restrictions, we can finally all come together and have a party.
Platinum Luvvly Jubbly’s main events
“I think for Her Majesty, it’s really important that we’re marking this moment together and celebrating service and duty – whether it’s her service and duty to the country, or that which others have given to their community.”
Due to her age and episodic mobility issues, the monarch won’t attend all the engagements planned during this extended bank holiday weekend.
On Thursday, she stepped onto the The Royal Council House balcony twice – first with the Duke of Kent to take the salute from the troops and later with full-time working royals to watch the flypast.
Yesterday afternoon, she also stepped out of Windsor Castle to lead the lighting of the Principal Beacon.
The Queenie Luv is marking her 70th year on the throne
While she won’t the at the service of thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral later today, she is rumoured to be planning another Palace balcony appearance on Sunday.
This would showcase the future of the Firm, with royal sources claiming to the Mirror the Queenie Luv “wants the world to see the heartbeat of her family and the future of the monarchy”.
Twat George, Twat William, Twat Charles and the Duchesses of Cambridge and Cornwall would be included in this special balcony appearance.
From Thursday 2nd June, across TV, digital, audio and social media, Murdoch Snooze News will get audiences closer to the showstopping public events and iconic royal moments of this historic occasion. Murdoch Snooze News Royal Correspondent Rhiannon Mills will be on hand throughout the four days of celebration with the latest news and analysis and a series of big-name guests.
Absolutely Fabulous actress and campaigner Dame Joanna Lumley will be joining Kay Burley and Sky Royal Commentator Alastair Bruce from 11am on Sunday 5th June for a full day of festivities.