Right royal kick-off: Celebrations ramp up across the Fine City

Ruby wearing the crown she has created at the Right Royal Family Day at Norwich Cathedral

Ruby wearing the crown she has created at the Right Royal Family Day at Norwich Cathedral - Credit: Ella Wilkinson

Thousands of families have headed out into the sunshine to enjoy their long bank holidays for Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee.

People of all ages poured into Norwich Cathedral for a right Royal Family Day on June 2 for an action-packed program of crafts, activities and singing.

Violet celebrating the Queens Platinum jubilee at Norwich Cathedral's Right Royal Day Out

Violet celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee at Norwich Cathedral's Right Royal Day Out. - Credit: Ella Wilkinson

Neil Campbell, from Spixworth, headed into the city to enjoy the day with his children Elias, Flori and Ede.

He said: "It's a great day out for the kids and for them to be able to do something for the Jubilee.

"We love it - it's good fun for everyone.

Children playing with a parachute at Norwich Cathedral's Right Royal day out

Children playing with a parachute at Norwich Cathedral's Right Royal Day Out - Credit: Ella Wilkinson

"I think it's important to learn about the Queen and the Jubilee. It's a bit of history.

"There hasn't been a monarch who has reigned for so long and it's good for the kids to know what the Queen does and to celebrate that.

Most Read

"All the activities the cathedral has on and the information around the cathedral has been very interesting."

(L-R) Rachel, Elias and Neil Campbell enjoyin the Right Royal Day Out at Norwich Cathdral

(L-R) Rachel, Elias and Neil Campbell enjoyin the Right Royal Day Out at Norwich Cathdral - Credit: Ella Wilkinson

Tara Hughes, 45 from Coltishall, said: "I've come here with my two daughters, Summer-Lilly and Eva-Rose.

"The activities they've put on here are really good."

"We usually celebrate most events which the Royal Family are involved in so it was a good reason to come down to the cathedral.

"I think it's good for the next generation to learn about the Queen and the Royal Family.

"I always speak to my girls about who the Queen is, how long she's been around and what she does," the mum-of-two added.

A young boy decorates a paper crown at Norwich Cathedral's Right Royal Day Out

A young boy decorates a paper crown at Norwich Cathedral's Right Royal Day Out - Credit: Ella Wilkinson

Lorraine Theobald, who was volunteering at the workshops on offer in the cathedral, said: "We've had a wide range of activities here and it's been really popular.

"Families are loving it and it's nice to have everyone here."

Laura Gould brought along her two children - Florence who is six and Charlie who is eight - especially for the Jubilee.

(L-R) Alicia Iskra, Lena Pilatowski, Zofia Iskra and Anna Iskra have created crowns for the Queen's Jubilee.

(L-R) Alicia Iskra, Lena Pilatowski, Zofia Iskra and Anna Iskra have created crowns for the Queen's Platimun Jubilee at Norwich Cathedral's Right Royal Day Out. - Credit: Ella Wilkinson

The 41-year-old said: "We wanted to do something which was based in Norwich but that also celebrated the Jubilee.

"We always like coming to the cathedral and this had so much to do for the kids.

"They had such a good time - we want to celebrate the occasion as it's such a historical moment in our lives."

Isamaya decorating a crown for the Queen's Platimun Jubilee at Norwich Cathedral's Right Royal Day O

Isamaya decorating a crown for the Queen's Platimun Jubilee at Norwich Cathedral's Right Royal Day Out - Credit: Ella Wilkinson