The Queen's 1977 Silver Jubilee visit to Portsmouth | Nostalgia

Tens of thousands of royal watchers turned out when the Queen spent the day in one of her favourite cities, Portsmouth.

By Deborah Croker
Monday, 25th April 2022, 2:27 pm
Updated Monday, 25th April 2022, 3:30 pm

Her extended visit in 1977 was part of her nationwide tour to celebrate 25 years on the throne – her Silver Jubilee

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Silver Jubilee 1977 Portsmouth: The Queen on her walkabout in Commercial Road. Picture: The News Portsmouth.
Silver Jubilee 1977 Portsmouth: The Queen outside the civic offices in Guildhall Square. Picture: The News Portsmouth
Silver Jubilee 1977 Portsmouth: The Queen and Duke of Edinbuurgh acknowledge the crowds at Southsea Castle. Picture: The News Portsmouth
Silver Jubilee 1977 Portsmouth: The Queen at Southsea Castle. Picture: The News Portsmouth.
Silver Jubilee 1977 Portsmouth: The Queen meeting Girl Guides in Commercial Road. Picture: The News Portsmouth.