Videos: Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee (1897)

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Today, London marks Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee with a carriage procession from Westminster Hall to Buckingham Palace.

Here’s a fab video of the last Diamond Jubilee celebrated in London, for Queen Victoria’s 60th year on the throne.

It gives you a little taste of what to expect today. The celebrations for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee sound fantastic. Here’s another great video, by the Historic Royal Palaces, explaning some of the weird and wonderful events that took place back in 1897. We wonder if there’ll be any Elizabeth-shaped balloons let off in London this weekend?!

Let us know what you have planned for today to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee in the comments below.