Windsor Castle To Honour Queen’s Platinum Jubilee By Announcing A Huge Equestrian Production

Published 09/24/2021, 3:13 AM EDT


To mark the Queen’s 70-year reign and celebrate her Platinum Jubilee, Windsor Castle will reveal a huge equestrian production. Home to 1,000 years of royal history, Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. Founded by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, it has since been the home to 39 monarchs.

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Situated in the picturesque English county of Berkshire, it represents almost a utopia of architectural history. Not only is it the most visited tourist spot, but also the place where the Queen spends most of her private weekends at. Hence, to honor Elizabeth II’s reign, the Queen of the United Kingdom, and 15 other Commonwealth realms, an extravagant celebration will be organized by the Castle.

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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The event will feature an orchestral of more than a 1,000 performers, who will present the Royal history, from Elizabeth I to the Queen. Queen’s Players, a group of performers based on the traveling players of the Elizabethan period, will unfold this presentation. Notably, the event will be 90 minutes long and will be held between 12th to 15th May.

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Simon Brooks-Ward, the producer and director of the prestigious event , said, “Without giving too much away at this early stage, we have secured some of the best equestrians, military and musical displays from here and around the world to feature in this huge production. We are also very excited by The Queen’s Players and have had indications of commitment from some great names, that we will release in the near future.

Rich history, reign and dynasty

Taking over the throne in the year 1952, the Queen became the head of the state of the United Kingdom. She married  Prince Philip, in 1947 and ruled the empire with him, until he passed away in 2021.

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As unfortunate as it was, the Queen continued to handle the Royal matters with utmost strength and determination. The 95-year-old continues to rule the United Kingdom and will be completing 70 years of her reign. Indeed, this calls for a royal celebration.

Thus, the Castle has put up tickets for sale in order to mark her Majesty’s Platinum Jubliee. The event will feature more than 500 horses. Like the silver lining, the Queen’s ponies will also be a part of the event. The Gallop Of History, on the grounds of Windsor Castle, is expected to attract over 5,000 spectators.

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Indeed, the event will be a sight to behold, not just for the Queen but for the whole of UK as well.

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Divya Chaturvedi

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Divya Chaturvedi is an Olympic Athletics author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing her Under Graduate degree in Psychology from the University of Delhi. She's also an internationally recognized athlete, specializing in Shot Put and Discus, representing India at the International Children's Games held in Australia has been one of the biggest feats in her endeavor so far. Having participated in The Road to Wimbledon and representing the state several times, she bagged a number of titles for the same.

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