Here's A Health To Her Majesty

In the first of a series of reflections from across Europe we reproduce a selection of pictures from Spain and the island of tenerife where Sunday services included an element of royal celebrations

At St Georges Madrid, after special prayers for the Queen during the two main morning services, worshippers shared a Jubilee party in the church garden. Although there was not a cloud in the sky a festive umbrella added to the occasion

Madrid Jubilee 1

On the Valencian coast at St Christopher's on the Costa Azahar, they toasted the Queen outside the church.

Alcossebre Jubilee 2012

In Tenerife's celebrations a Jubilee cake was cut by the Chaplain Mike Smith with Maria Leng, British Consul to the Canary Islands.

tenerife Jubilee Cake