Platinum Jubilee 2022: Best memorabilia to celebrate The Queen

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The Queen, pictured here in December 2021, is celebrating 70 years on the throne this year. (Getty Images)
The Queen, pictured here in December 2021, is celebrating 70 years on the throne this year. (Getty Images)

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This year marks 70 years since Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne, making her the first-ever monarch to reach the Platinum Jubilee milestone.

With celebrations, including a bonus bank holiday, taking place in June, many of us in the UK are getting ready to host street parties and deck out our houses with not only patriotic decorations, but also a few commemorative additions that we can treasure for years to come.

Best places to shop for Platinum Jubilee memorabilia

From beautifully decorated biscuits and £5 tote bags to ultimate commemorative gift sets and treasurable ceramics, we're searched high and low to find the most covetable Platinum Jubilee-themed buys out there (and let us tell you, they are selling out fast!).

So whether you're a big fan of the royal family or you just love a theme, there are some great memorabilia options out there. And, who knows, they might be worth something in years to come.

Best Platinum Jubilee memorabilia to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II

The Jubilee Commemorative Gift Box | £100 from Fortnum & Mason

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(Fortnum & Mason)
This is the ultimate commemorative bundle. (Fortnum & Mason)

This is the ultimate Jubilee commemorative gift set, filled with a huge range of beautiful memorabilia created specially by Fortnum’s, as well as some yummy treats to be enjoyed over the long weekend.

Our top picks include the treasurable Miniature Musical Biscuit Tin (complete with choccie biscuits), as well as the jar of very-berried Rose and Berries Preserve that is sure to be enjoyed.

Jubilee Queen Placement Made in England Side Plate | £12 from Cath Kidston

Can you believe this plate is only £12? (Cath Kidston)
Can you believe this plate is only £12? (Cath Kidston)

A beautiful homage to the Queen, this gorgeous side plate was handmade in Stoke-on-Trent - aka the home of pottery. Featuring a hand-painted portrait of Her Majesty surrounded by the Royal Crown and jewels, it's a perfect keep-forever collectable.

Jubilee Royal Bouquets Easy Adjust Apron | £26 from Cath Kidston

The regal print also comes on a apron you're sure to keep for years to come. (Cath Kidston)
The regal print also comes on a apron you're sure to keep for years to come. (Cath Kidston)

Making cakes and sandwiches for your Jubilee party will feel more special if you're wearing this limited-edition apron featuring gorgeous illustrations of Royal Bouquets including the Queen's fave flower, Lily of the Valley. Plus there's a beautiful portrait of Her Majesty on the centre pocket, framed with foliage, pearls and regal jewels.

Her Majesty the Queen Floral Tribute Silk Scarf by PJ Studio Accessories | £80 from Wolf & Badger

This bold scarf is the perfect new accessory for royal fans. (PJ Studio Accessories/ Wolf And Badger)
This bold scarf is the perfect new accessory for royal fans. (PJ Studio Accessories/ Wolf And Badger)

This beautiful silk twill scarf with hand-rolled hem is a statement piece that will still be wearable in years to come. Measuring 90x90cms or 36x36 inches, it has a soft pink background with navy blue trim and gorgeous hand-painted floral designs. The piece de resistance is the centrepiece - a stunning portrait of the young Queen wearing her Royal Crown.

The Platinum Chocolate Collection 110g by Holdsworth Chocolates | £13.95 from Liberty

The choccies  are presented in a limited-edition gift box to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. (Liberty London)
The choccies are presented in a limited-edition gift box to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. (Liberty London)

A delicious way to celebrate the Queen's 70-year reign, these handmade chocolates come in a limited edition gift box. Inside you'll find an exquisite array of creams, truffles, pralines and caramels in milk, dark and white chocolate.

The Jubilee Hamper | £80 from Selfridges

This hamper is filled to the brim with treats to eat and others to treasure. (Selfridges)
This hamper is filled to the brim with treats to eat and others to treasure. (Selfridges)

This 16-inch wicker basket is filled to the brim with delicious Jubilee-themed treats - think Walkers Platinum Jubilee shortbread, Ahmad Platinum Jubilee tea, House of Dorchester Platinum Jubilee salted caramel milk chocolate crowns to name a few.

Fortnum's Platinum Jubilee Crown Tea Towel | £12.95 from Fortnum & Mason

If you're after a little something, this tea towel could be just the ticket. (Fortnum & Mason)
If you're after a little something, this tea towel could be just the ticket. (Fortnum & Mason)

An elegant memento, this statement tea towel was made by fifth-generation artisan weavers in Northern Ireland. It features a specially commissioned crown design featuring many of the Queen's passions - think racing pigeons and champion horses, plus lily of the valley that was in her wedding bouquet.

Pure Cotton Union Jack Jubilee Throw | £39.50 from Marks & Spencer

The patriotic buy to add to your home. (Marks & Spencer)
The patriotic buy to add to your home. (Marks & Spencer)

This union jack throw has been on our radar for a while, but sells out faster than we can add it to our basket.

Whether you have it draped over a sofa or at the end of your bed, this pure-cotton throw is sure to get you in the patriotic spirit.

Fortnum's Platinum Jubilee Bag for Life | £12.95 from Fortnum & Mason

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Fortnum & Mason's reuable shopping bag is inspired by the passions and interests of The Queen. (Fortnum & Mason)
Fortnum & Mason's reuable shopping bag is inspired by the passions and interests of The Queen. (Fortnum & Mason)

This planet-friendly, 100% plastic-free shopper has a stunning design inspired by the interests of our lovely Queen. Spot the Corgi, alongside things like the lily of the valley that was in her wedding bouquet. And, similar to Elizabeth II herself, this Fortnum's Platinum Jubilee Bag for Life bag is classy, resilient and strong.

Fortnum's St James Tea for Two Set | £395 from Fortnum & Mason

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This fine bone china set would be a forever keepsake. (Fortnum & Mason)
This fine bone china set would be a forever keepsake. (Fortnum & Mason)

Tea for two has never been so chic. Made in England from fine bone china, this delicate Fortnum's St James Tea for Two Set includes cups, saucers, a milk jug and a sugar bowl. Each piece has been decorated with a gorgeous Chinoiserie design in soft teal (aka Eau de Nil) with gold touches. Pass the shortbread...

Silken Favours Jubilee Silk Print Scarf, Navy, Red & Eau de Nil | £150.00 from Fortnum & Mason

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This decadent silk scarf is one of a kind. (Fortnum & Mason)
This decadent silk scarf is one of a kind. (Fortnum & Mason)

The design on this stunning, 100% silk scarf features stunning illustrations of all sorts of beautiful creatures - from unicorns to bees and butterflies, alongside, yes, two crowns representing Her Majesty. We'll be draping this Silk Print Scarf over the shoulders of our trench coats this summer.

Fortnum's Platinum Jubilee Gingerbread Iced Biscuits, 30g | £17.95 from Fortnum & Mason

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These luxury biscuits are sure to be a hit. (Fortnum & Mason)
These luxury biscuits are sure to be a hit. (Fortnum & Mason)

Talk about mouth-watering! These gingerbread delights have been decorated by hand with some of the Queen's favourite things, such as flowers, horses, swans, and yes, Corgis. They almost look too good to eat.

70 Glorious Years Platinum Jubilee Tea Towel | £12 from Emma Bridgewater

Have you ever seen a more regal-looking tea towel? (Emma Bridgewater)
Have you ever seen a more regal-looking tea towel? (Emma Bridgewater)

Out of all the Platinum Jubilee tea towels we've seen so far, this-lionadorned design is by far the most regal – and only £12.

Emma Bridgewater Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee 'God Save The Queen' Mug | £22 from Emma Bridgewater

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A special mug for royal family lovers. (Emma Bridgewater)
A special mug for royal family lovers. (Emma Bridgewater)

Does it get any more kitsch than owning a 'God Save The Queen' mug? We think not. This Emma Bridgewater earthenware mug is also dated with 'since 1952' and reads 'our longest serving monarch'. Street parties will look a little fancier with this in tow.

While Bridgewater's collection is selling out extremely fast, an array of designs are still available.

Queen's Platinum Jubilee Medium Shallow Tin | £10 from Emma Bridgewater

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This tin can be kept for years to come. (Emma Bridgewater)
This tin can be kept for years to come. (Emma Bridgewater)

Bridgewater has even created a great God Save The Queen tin, perfect for storing your favourite biscuits.

Harrods Small Queen's Platinum Jubilee Shopper Bag | £25 from Harrods

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What better place to get your Platinum Jubilee memorabilia? (Harrods)
What better place to get your Platinum Jubilee memorabilia? (Harrods)

Of course Harrods has arrived at the party with the most classic of Queen's Platinum Jubilee memorabilia. This limited-edition tote commemorates this once-in-a-lifetime event with a little sophistication. There's also a very chic pink design for £30.

Large Queen's Platinum Jubilee Shopper Bag | £35 from Harrods

Isn't this the chicest shopper you've ever seen? (Harrods)
Isn't this the chicest shopper you've ever seen? (Harrods)

If you're after a larger tote, this goes-with-everything beige shopper is perfect. Featuring an elegant graphic of a crown alongside the Royal Cypher, it's classy and chic - plus you can carry a small piece of history with you every day.

Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Apron | £25 from Harrods

This apron is a much if you're hosting a Jubilee party. (Harrods)
This apron is a much if you're hosting a Jubilee party. (Harrods)

If you’re hosting a Platinum Jubilee party you may very well just need this special apron.

Created as part of the Victoria Eggs collection to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II, this floral apron carries the designer’s ornate, hand-drawn print.

Halcyon Days Platinum Jubilee Mug | £49 from Harrods

The ornate mug is sure to be a collectors item. (Harrods)
The ornate mug is sure to be a collectors item. (Harrods)

With a stunning design featuring intricate, whimsical florals, this is yet another gorgeous collector's item cup from Harrods to celebrate the 70-year reign of the world's favourite monarch. What a way to make your elevenses feel more regal.

Harrods Platinum Jubilee Mug | £25 from Harrods

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Another timeless piece from Harrods' Platinum Jubilee collection. (Harrods)
Another timeless piece from Harrods' Platinum Jubilee collection. (Harrods)

As well as its shopper bag, Harrods has a small selection of other Platinum Jubilee memorabilia including this fine bone china mug. Featuring the dates 1952 - 2022, this collector's item will be a lovely addition to your mug selection for years to come.

Platinum Jubilee Light Up Scented Candle | £9.50 from Marks & Spencer

This sparkly candle is sure to be a Platinum Jubilee talking point. (Marks & Spencer)
This sparkly candle is sure to be a Platinum Jubilee talking point. (Marks & Spencer)

It's embedded with silver glitter and has LED lights that come on when you burn it, it's scented (think neroli, lime, bergamot) and it's decorated with all sorts of Royal-themed illustrations. So we'll be turning off our lights, saving on our energy bill and burning this gorgeous candle while raising a glass to Her Majesty.

Pure Cotton Platinum Jubilee Tote Bag | £6.00 from Marks and Spencer

Need a new bag for your food shopping? This M&S tote will do the trick. (Marks & Spencer)
Need a new bag for your food shopping? This M&S tote will do the trick. (Marks & Spencer)

This adorable tote made from durable, pure cotton canvas pays homage to 70 years of Her Majesty's reign with fun, quirky illustrations of the Royal Guards, Bagpipers – even the Queen herself (see her walking her Corgi on the bottom right?)

John Lewis & Partners Queen's Platinum Jubilee Bunting Tote Bag | £5.00 from John Lewis & Partners

John Lewis has also created this cheerful bunting tote, plus it's only £5. (John Lewis & Partners)
John Lewis has also created this cheerful bunting tote, plus it's only £5. (John Lewis & Partners)

Cheerful, cute, colourful – this celebratory tote is made from 100% cotton. And, with its bright bunting design, it's a pretty, yet practical purchase for carrying your food, sunscreen and rug to a Jubilee picnic in the park.

Cadbury Roses Jubilee Tin | £6.59 from Cadbury Gifts Direct

The Cadbury tin has already sold out twice. (Cadbury Gifts Direct)
The Cadbury tin has already sold out twice. (Cadbury Gifts Direct)

The Cadbury Roses Jubilee Tin has been beautifully illustrated with an appropriately regal design - Cadbury's signature red roses have been given a bit of a glow-up, and the centrepiece comprising a magnificent crown and the dates of Her Majesty's record-breaking reign.

And if that isn't enough to get your sweet teeth revved up... there's also a special Cadbury Dairy Milk Jubilee bar.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Celebration | £9.99 from Liberty London

This photo book would make a worthy coffee table addition. (Liberty London)
This photo book would make a worthy coffee table addition. (Liberty London)

This gorgeous book features page after page of stunning photos of the Queen. Featuring some of her most iconic moments and outfits, it's a wonderful photographic celebration of the woman who has been an enduring icon for 70 years.

The Queen: 70 years of Majestic Style | £18.99 from Waterstones

Delve into The Queen's world of fashion through 230 fabulous outfits. (Waterstones)
Delve into The Queen's world of fashion through 230 fabulous outfits. (Waterstones)

Another great coffee table addition is The Queen: 70 Years of Majestic Style, which celebrates the sartorial evolution of Elizabeth II through 230 fabulous colour photographs. This fascinating book also explores how Queen Elizabeth II has used her ensembles as a way to communicate effectively with diplomats and crowds throughout her reign.

The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II by Karen Dolby | £3 (Was £9.99)

A book about about HRH Queen Elizabeth you'll bound to enjoy. (Amazon)
A book about about HRH Queen Elizabeth you'll bound to enjoy. (Amazon)

When thinking of the Queen, our first image is one of dignity and authority. She is the very definition of majesty: the British monarch, the Supreme Governor of the Church of England and the head of the Commonwealth. But as anyone who knows her will tell you, in person she has a wicked sense of humour.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Celebration: 70 Years: 1952-2022 by Brian Hoey | £7.99 (Was £9.99)

Take a deep dive into The Queen's seven year reign. (Amazon)
Take a deep dive into The Queen's seven year reign. (Amazon)

When she succeeded her father, King George VI, on 6th February 1952, Elizabeth was only 25 years old. Married for just five years with two young children, her life changed irrevocably. The responsibilities of monarchy have taken precedence over all else, and the public duties invariably have first call on the Queen’s time and energy.

This book celebrates the highlights and challenges of the Queen’s reign over the past seven decades.

The Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen 2022 UK £5 Brilliant Uncirculated Coin | £10 from The Royal Mint

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A true collector's item. (The Royal Mint)
A true collector's item. (The Royal Mint)

This uncirculated keepsake features a Platinum Jubilee portrait of the Queen on horseback. If you're looking for a lovely gift for a Royal family-lover, this coin is set in packaging which explores the Queen's reign through her various portraits.

Victoria Eggs Queen's Platinum Jubilee Biscuits | £8.50 from Victoria Eggs

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The perfect tea party accompaniment. (Victoria Eggs)
The perfect tea party accompaniment. (Victoria Eggs)

These shortbread biscuits, served in a drum, are the loveliest treat to serve at any parties or gatherings you're having to celebrate. Made in Britain, the shortbread container even features a hand-drawn design of the dress worn by The Queen during her Coronation in 1952.

The Queen Elizabeth II Bear Platinum Jubilee Edition by Merrythought | £275 from Merry Thought

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A limited edition bear from the oldest bear manufacturer in the UK. (Merrythought)
A limited edition bear from the oldest bear manufacturer in the UK. (Merrythought)

This is a very special edition bear created by the longest-standing manufacturers of bears in the UK. Each bear is individually numbered and comes with its own certificate, making it a fantastic collector's item.

Cartwright & Butler Limited Edition Platinum Jubilee Biscuit Collection | £16 from Cartwright & Butler

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The ultimate business meeting biscuit. (Cartwright & Butler)
The ultimate business meeting biscuit. (Cartwright & Butler)

It's official, we've found the ultimate biscuit selection for any work Platinum Jubilee celebrations. Nobody can deny feeling extra excited when the Cartwright & Butler biscuits come out in a meeting, and this on-theme selection is guaranteed to deliver.

Platinum Jubilee Souvenir Spoons | £35 from The Royal Collection

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Something special to celebrate a momentous year. (The Royal Collection)
Something special to celebrate a momentous year. (The Royal Collection)

Commissioned by the Royal Collection Trust in recognition of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, each spoon is handcrafted and features an iconic royal motif, including the crown and the throne. They're also hand finished with the words 'Platinum Jubilee 2022' inscribed.

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