Registration is now open for a ‘Great British Tea Party’ event run by the British Embassy in Paris to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, to be held on June 21.
British citizens living in France can sign up for the tea party at this link. It will be free to attend but places are limited. The registration period is open until June 15.
The event will be held in the garden of the British ambassador's Residence, which is next door to the embassy offices. It will run from 17:30 to 21:00.
There will be music, activities for children, including face painting and a Paddington reading corner, food described as “so British delicacies” and “fizz for the adults”.
British Ambassador to France Dame Menna Rawlings will be in attendance.
Dame Menna said recently of the Queen’s 70 years on the throne: “It is a great honour to serve as ambassador to Her Majesty in France, and I warmly congratulate Her Majesty on the occasion of her Platinum Jubilee, an incredible milestone.
“This summer’s celebrations are a chance to celebrate the long-standing links between Her Majesty and France and the rich shared history of our countries, and to look ahead to the future as close neighbours and global partners, taking up together our shared challenges.”
Last year, a British embassy celebration of the Queen’s birthday was held entirely online due to Covid restrictions.