MISS WORLD : the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant


 

 

 

Julia Morley invited a host of special guests to board the Millennium of London, joining one of the largest flotillas ever assembled on the river Thames as part of Her Majesty The Queen’s official river procession

On Sunday 3rd June 2012, over 1,000 boats passed along the river Thames and close to one million people lined the river banks in honour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The River Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant celebrated Her Majesty’s sixty years of service by magnificently bringing the Thames to life.

 

Kayaks, skiffs, Dunkirk little ships and dragon boats, tugs, barges, rowed shallops and passenger vessels helped to make up the procession that stretched over 12 kilometres in length.On Sunday 3rd June 2012, over 1,000 boats passed along the river Thames and close to one million people lined the river banks in honour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. The River Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant celebrated Her Majesty’s sixty years of service by magnificently bringing the Thames to life.

The flotilla, led by Her Majesty The Queen aboard a Royal Barge, travelled under 14 of London’s Thames bridges, starting upriver of Battersea Bridge and finishing downriver of Tower Bridge.

Miss World Chairman Julia Morley and a host of her special VIP guests were onboard the Millennium of London, a vessel originally named by Her Majesty The Queen. Guests onboard included reigning Miss World Ivian Sarcos, Miss World 2007 Zhang Zilin, reigning Miss England Alize Lily Mounter, newly-crowned Miss Wales Sophie Moulds and Miss Scotland 2011 Jennifer Reoch.

 

Source by http://www.missworld.com

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