Before the Queenas Platinum Jubilee kickoff, a otherwise known as the long extra bank holiday weare all getting at the start of June, a The UKas 96-year-old monarch made an appearance at the star-studded final night of the Royal Windsor Horse Show. Katherine Jenkins and Damian Lewis were among the featured performers, with Helen Mirren making a cameo as Queen Elizabeth 1.
The Queen (Elizabeth II, that is) was all smiles and seemed to be having a wonderful time. aThe Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force''s steel drum troupe performed a rhythmic version of Abba''s aDancing Queena, which the Queen appeared to enjoy, according to the BBC. aShe was also seen clapping during a traditional display from the Royal Cavalry Oman, a show of horsemanship.
Tom Cruise was spotted as a surprise guest as he entered Windsor. ''Well, have anyone checked with Tom Cruise if he''s OK to be overshadowed by ME?a joked presenter Alan Titchmarsh, who provided on hosting duties at the show.
Organizers went all out for the jubilee celebration in 2022, which commemorate the Queenas 70 years on the throne, after skipping a few events over the last few months due to aepisodic mobility issuesa, including the recent state opening of Parliament. As she was watching the closing performance aA Gallop Through Historya, her Majesty appeared to be having a great time.
Over the weekend, an estimated 500 horses and 1,000 riders competed and perform. One of them was a former One Direction member Liam Payne, who graciously loaned his beloved steed and prized show-jumper Titanium Z for the royal knees-up.