In case you’ve been living on Mars for the last few months, we thought we’d better break the news! The Queen celebrates her Platinum (70th) Jubilee as monarch this year, meaning she’s been reigning for 70 years. The actual anniversary was on 6th February this year but the UK has been given a special four-day bank holiday from Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June to help celebrate. We’re thinking street parties, tea parties and garden fetes! We’ve picked our top 10 Jubilee accessories to help your celebration go with a swing.
1. Jubilee accessories taper dinner candle set, Truffle Tablescapes
This limited edition Jubilee set of three taper candles contains one 25cm navy blue, one 25cm burgundy and one 35cm white. Use a single set to add a touch of regal colour to your home this summer, or use multiple sets teamed with classic red, blue and white colours for a truly British celebration. £10 for the set, available from Truffle Tablescapes.
2. Recyclable Jubilee paper napkins, Talking Tables
As far as jubilee accessories go, you’ll definitely need some napkins. Celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee in style with these regal blue party napkins that have a nostalgic design with ‘Hip Hip Hooray’ circling Her Majesty’s crown. These royal napkins are perfect for mopping up spillages and holding cakes throughout the long weekend. £4.50 for 20, available from Talking Tables.
3. Jubilee accessories ‘God save the Queen’ throw, Jan Constantine
Create a lasting memory with this gorgeous ‘God save the Queen’ handmade throw. Made from navy cloth with cream appliqué and gold thread hand embroidery, it will be a souvenir to cherish. Pictured above and main image, it costs £295 from Jan Constantine.
4. Platinum Jubilee emblem mug, Mclaggan Smith Mugs
It’s traditional to have jubilee accessories such as mugs (hands up who’s got one for from previous years?). Screen printed and decorated in the UK, this commemorative Platinum Jubilee 300ml mug features a silver crest with Her Majesty’s silhouette. £18, available from I am Fy.
5. Jubilee accessories Royal Union Jack cake toppers, Talking Tables
Wherever you are, bring the grandeur of Buckingham Palace to your bakes with these royal family themed cake toppers. Ideal for creating a royal scene on top of your Victoria sponge or for giving cupcakes the royal treatment. £5 for a pack of 12, available from Talking Tables.
6. Queen’s Platinum Jubilee tea towel, Ulster Weavers
What would a British celebration be without a commemorative tea towel?! Made from pure linen, this patriotic design is printed in the UK and costs £14.50 from Home Landing.
7. Jubilee accessories Queen’s Jubilee paper bunting, Sister Sister
Made from hand-drawn illustrations, these flags comprise two portraits of the Queen, one in 1952 & the other in 2022, five floral Union flags, two floral flags with a corgi wearing a crown and two floral flags with a Union flag tea cup and saucer with biscuit . The kit comes unthreaded, so allow a little time for assembly. £12.99, available from Folksy.
8. Queen’s Platinum Jubilee crown tea cosy, Sapphire
This clever, hand knitted tea cosy will turn every cuppa into a right royal occasion. The crown ensures a good fit around the pot, yet has enough ease for a swift removal you need a top up. Suitable for a standard 4 to 6 cup teapot. £23, available from Folksy.
9. Queen’s Platinum Jubilee mug, Sophie Allport
This fine bone china mug is designed in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and features an illustration of a young Queen Elizabeth II on her Accession Day. The dates 1952 – 2022 Platinum Jubilee are featured on the front to mark this historic celebration. The mug costs £13.50 and is available from Sophie Allport.
10. Jubilee garden ornaments, Logi Firepits
Want everyone to know your house is the one hosting the Jubilee party? This set of three chess pieces is made from powder coated steel for durability and will add the perfect touch to a garden party. £29.99, available from Logi Firepits.