The Queen's Diamond Jubilee this year - only the second such Jubilee in Britain’s long history - was truly a historic milestone in the life of the nation.
It was a grand spectacle of colours , sounds and exciting events.
Here are a few of them:
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations began , all over the UK with the decoration of streets, private and public buildings with commemorative flags and buntings.
Henson Blumenthal , celebrity Chef, presenting the Jubilee Picnic hampers
Jubilee Picnic Spread
The Queen enroute St. Paul's Cathedral for the Thanksgiving Service
The Queen's Guards , on the Mall , escorting the Queen to St. Paul's.
St. Paul's Cathedral
Arriving St. Paul's Cathedral
"The Spirit of Chartwell" ~ The Queen's Ceremonial Royal Barge
The Thames River Pageant
Massive crowds celebrating with The Queen at Buckingham Palace .
Red Arrow Fighter Jets displaying over Buckingham Palace
At Buckingham Palace
Red Arrows fly-past on the Mall .
Her Majesty the Queen arriving for the Jubilee Night party on the grounds of Buckingham Palace
Mammoth crowd of hundreds of thousands at the Jubilee Night party
Sir Elton John performing on the night .
Spectacular Firework displays at Buckingham Palace
Pop star , Kylie Minogue, strutting her stuff @ the night party @ Buckingham Palace
Sir Paul McCartney
Lighting one of the hundreds of the Jubilee Beacons.
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee commemorative souvenirs:
Outstanding amongst the numerous Diamond Jubilee souvenirs were those of Gold and Silver coins , of flowers , stamps and China Tableware.
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Coins:
Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Designer Chinaware
Souvenir Tea Caddy
Souvenir Flower Arrangements
Bouquet of Roses , Diamond Jubilee arrangement presented to the Queen by the Covent Garden Flower Academy.
Diamond Jubilee flower arrangements at the Chelsea Flower show in , in Chelsea London
Diamond Jubilee Commemorative stamps