Queen's Diamond Jubilee

We take a look at how the South West is preparing to celebrate the upcoming Diamond Jubilee.

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The West enjoys the jubilee

Robert Murphy reflects on four days of celebration that won't be repeated for generations - the Diamond Jubilee has been marked with everything from street parties to beacons and big concerts. Almost wherever you looked, the West played its part in the biggest party seen for years.

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Beacons lit across the Westcountry to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee

People surround the jubilee beacon at Twerton Roundhill Credit: Bob Constantine/ITV West

Among the jubilee beacons lit across the region at 10p.m. last night [Monday] was this one at Twerton Roundhill overlooking Bath.

The light shines brightly against the clear night's sky Credit: Bob Constantine/ITV West

Around a hundred people gathered to see the bonfire and sing a verse of the National Anthem. Amongst them was our reporter, Bob Constantine.

In the distance, Bob could see the Balloon Glow on Solsbury Hill on the other side of the city... there was even a spectacular moon too!

The view of the moon and balloon glow from Solsbury Hill Credit: Bob Constantine/ITV West

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Gloucester choir boy to sing for The Queen at St Paul's Cathedral

Sebastian Ferris will perform a piece written for the Jubilee along with 40 other specially selected children. Credit: ITV West

A Gloucester choirboy will be singing for the Queen today at St Paul's Cathedral in London. Sebastian Ferris - a pupil at Kings School - will perform a piece written for the Jubilee along with 40 other specially selected children.

He was picked from hundreds of applicants who auditioned from around the country.

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