Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge prepare to board the royal barge 'Spirit of Chartwell' during the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on June 3, 2012 in London, England. For only the second time in its history the UK celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of a monarch. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrates the 60th anniversary of her ascension to the throne. Thousands of well-wishers from around the world have flocked to London to witness the spectacle of the weekend's celebrations. The Queen along with all members of the royal family will participate in a River Pageant with a flotilla of a 1,000 boats accompanying them down The Thames, the star studded free concert at Buckingham Palace, and a carriage procession and a service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral. (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
Diamond Jubilee: England Celebrates Queen’s Reign
British subjects mark the 60th anniversary of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II with pomp, pageantry and parties.