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
  • Zoom

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:


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.