Royal Jubilees: A talk in aid of St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital by Christopher Joll, Regimental Historian of the Household Cavalry.
- 29 May 2022
- 18:00 - 19:30
As a curtain-raiser for the Platinum Jubilee week-end
at 6pm on Sunday 29th May there will be a
Zoom-enabled, fully-illustrated talk
given by Christopher Joll
Author and Regimental Historian of the Household Cavalry
(for more information se: www.christopherjoll.com)
The talk will examine the origins and history of Jubilees, from the Golden Jubilee of King George III to the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, with a particular focus on the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897, which involved the largest parade of horses and troops seen on the streets of London both before and since.