Diana Ross and Sam Ryder among the full line-up of performers

To celebrate the Queen’s 70 years on the throne, the Platinum Jubilee will encapsulate a wide-ranging itinerary of events scheduled across the long weekend.

The event features an impressive line-up, including global music stars with a live orchestra, as well as actors from many a well-known film and TV show.

A number of pop-cultural figures will take to the stage to tell stories that will celebrate some of the most culturally significant moments across the Queen’s seven-decade reign. Tickets to the show were balloted and that ballot, unfortunately, closed on March 23 2022 For viewers keen to watch this special concert, here are full details of how to incorporate it into the Platinum Jubilee weekend celebrations.

When is the Platinum Party at the Palace?

The Platinum Party at the Palace is set to take place on June 4 2022. The exact timing of the concert is currently to be confirmed, but the event is expected to start mid-evening and last for two to three hours.

I didn’t manage to get tickets to the concert – how can I watch it?

But if you weren’t a lucky winner, fear not: you can still watch the concert across the Platinum Jubilee weekend. BBC One will broadcast the Platinum Party. at the Palace live, with iPlayer and the broader BBC network supporting the show too. Those away from a television can tune into Radio 2 to listen to the performances live.

If you’re attending the Jubilee Picnic in the Park event on Windsor’s Long Walk (to which there is free entry), in addition to the music and sport activities, the Platinum Party at the Palace concert will also be shown across giant screens.

Who will be performing at the Platinum Party at the Palace?

Diana Ross will be headlining a special BBC concert at the palace on Saturday June 4, closing the Platinum Party on a vast circular platform on the Victoria Memorial, at the end of The Mall.

Earlier this month, the full line-up was announced. Queen + Adam Lambert, Alicia Keys, Hans Zimmer, Ella Eyre, Craig David, Mabel, Elbow and George Ezra will share the three-stage set up with the likes of Duran Duran, Andrea Bocelli, Mimi Webb, Sam Ryder, Jax Jones, Celeste, Nile Rodgers, Sigala and Diversity.

Sir David Attenborough, Emma Raducanu, David Beckham, Stephen Fry, Dame Julie Andrews, The Royal Ballet, Ellie Simmonds will also be appearing at the event-with a specially recorded performance from Sir Elton John.

For the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee concert in 2012, organized by Gary Barlow, the musical talent included Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Tom Jones, Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue, Madness and Annie Lennox.


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