Princess Cruises has unveiled its onboard celebration programme for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Between 2-5 June 2022 a series of activities to celebrate the milestone will take place onboard the line’s UK homeport ships – Sky Princess, Enchanted Princess, Emerald Princess, and Island Princess.
Live coverage of the following events will be shown on the ships’ 300-square foot ‘Movies Under the Stars’ screen: ‘Trooping of the Colour’; Thanksgiving Service at Westminster Abbey; Epsom Derby; Platinum Party at the Palace; and the Jubilee Party.
The onboard Piazzas will be decorated for the occasion with banners and buntings in the royal colours and guests will be encouraged to wear the royal red, white and blue for a special dress up night.
British-themed food and beverages will be served across the four days, including a ‘Royal Afternoon Tea’ with British favourites such as Victoria sponge cake; Pimms and strawberries served on top deck; and a ‘Royal Dinner’ menu.
In addition, an array of entertainment will take place exclusively on the 3,660-guest Sky Princess, including a ‘Royal Variety Show’ performed in the Princess Theatre, featuring an Elton John tribute; ‘Royal Trivia’ in Princess Live!; and a talk from guest speaker Grant Harrold, former butler of HRH, Prince of Wales.
Tony Roberts, vice president of Princess Cruises UK and Europe, said: “The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is a significant milestone and we’re excited to host celebrations onboard our UK homeport ships that areguaranteed to provide our guests with memorable experiences and lots of great entertainment.”
All-inclusive fares for a seven-night Norwegian Fjords cruise on Sky Princess start from £829pp (includes premium drinks, unlimited Wi-Fi and crew appreciation). Departs 4 June 2022, sailing roundtrip Southampton and calling at Bergen, Skjolden, Olden and Stavanger.
Additional information about Princess Cruises is available through a professional travel agent, by calling 0344 338 8663 or by visiting the company’s website at princess.com.