Parties In Antwerp, Athens And Amsterdam

Picture above - Her Majesty's Ambassador in Athens, His Excellency Mr David Landsman, raises a Loyal Toast at St Paul’s, Athens

Pictured below - In the Belgian city of Antwerp there was a reception for British and Commonwealth members of St Boniface congregation aboard HMS Edinburgh which was in port for the weekend.

HMS Antwerp

And the city's Council of Churches shared a special service, Rev Ann Babb is seen here raising a toast to the Queen (pictured below).

Cheers from Ann Babb

 In Athens Her Majesty's Ambassador to the Greek capital with the Ambassador for India, and Diplomatic Representatives from Pakistan and Nigeria cuts a cake to celebrate. (below)

Athens Jubilee cake

And over 180 people crowded into St Paul’s Church, Athens for a service of Thanksgiving. (below)

Athens Jubilee service

 And the congregation of Christ Church, Amsterdam featured on Monday evening's natyional television news (June 4) with a 3 minute item filmed the previous day on the Queen's connection with the Anglican church in the Netherlands Rev Mark Collinson from Amsterdam says “Dutch people are interested in British Royalty and their flagship royalty programme Blue Blood has done a series of live programmes covering the jubilee festivities which included linking up with the local Anglican church in Amsterdam. Since it was so wet outside, we had our own indoor picnic!" (Picture below shows young Edward banging a drum for the Queen - as seen on TV!)

Amsterdam Jubilee pic