Queen won’t be visiting Sussex for Diamond Jubilee

The Queen will not be stopping by Sussex during her Diamond Jubilee, but it is expected that some type of ‘high-profile’ visit will be paid to the area.

Buckingham Palace has stayed quiet about what Royal visits will be made and where during the month of June, but representatives died confirm that the Queen will not be in Sussex.

Peter Field, the Lord Lt. of East Sussex, announced how the county will celebrate the Diamond Jubilee and mentioned that the celebrations will be a once in a lifetime experience.

Diamond Jubilee organiser and current deputy to Field stated that in the past the Queen has stopped by Sussex and mentioned the Diamond Jubilee. He went on to explain that due to the location of Sussex in relation to London it does receive a high amount of royal visits, but at her advanced age it is now harder for her to get to every county.

Anson went on to state that the Diamond Jubilee celebrations will be much better than what was seen during the Golden Jubilee and may even rival the Olympics as the most exciting event of the year. Sussex plans to push a tree-planting drive during the celebrations and light hundreds of beacons to mark the significant event. During the Big Lunch initiative scheduled for June 3rd residents are also invited to host street parties.

In addition, Sussex will have a float in the Pageant on the Thames on June 3rd skippered by Darren Coglan and named Roy’s Boys from Hastings. Over the course of the weekend there will also be plenty of tea parties, bonfires, and lunches.

Field stated that this is a grand chance to celebrate sixty years of the Queen’s reign, which is an event that has not been seen since Queen Victoria, and likely will not occur again for quite some time.