If you’re wondering why The Queen has given so many Christmas puddings over the years – it’s apparently a custom since King George V and King George VI.
The main source used for this infographic was the official Diamond Jubilee website, where you can delve into further less known facts about the Queen.
Almost 10,000 street parties are planned across the UK this weekend to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee. Marking 60 years since her coronation the Queen lead a 1,000 boat river pageant on the Thames. Our infographic below highlights this achievement and shows how people will be celebrating.