Patriotic Cloud Shaped like Great Britain Appears Over Clifton Suspension Bridge During Platinum Jubilee
The UK is in a patriotic mood as it celebrates the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and it seems even the weather has decided to support Britain.
As flags fluttered from every nook and cranny and Brits enjoyed Jubilee street celebrations, a cloud in the shape of Britain formed over one of the country’s most iconic pieces of architecture.
Photographer Robert Browne captured the remarkable moment when a cloud formed the perfect outline of Britain over Bristol’s Clifton Suspension Bridge.
He said: ‘I thought it was a bit like Britain. It’s a very strange coincidence.
Even the weather has improved and is in a patriotic mood for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
Shaped like Britain, the cloud soared majestically over the River Avon and the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol
The stunning spectacle was captured this afternoon, just hours before Prince Charles and Prince William will take center stage in front of a crowd of 22,000 to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at a star-studded anniversary concert in London.
“It’s almost as if all the stars have aligned just before the Jubilee. It’s a strange and strange coincidence.’
Built in 1864 by Isambard Kingdom Brunel over the River Avon, the bridge set the stage for the weather’s graceful entrance into this weekend’s glorious celebrations.
The cloud shone gold in the midday sun, watching over the pleasant pastures of England as the Queen celebrates 70 years on the throne.
Luka Grajdek baked a Victoria Sponge cake especially for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend, and as he snaps a photo of his latest bake, a cloud in the shape of Great Britain appears in the background
And another patriotic sky has been spotted in the UK today – Claire Wells spotted a Union Jack-esque collection of clouds, believed to have been left behind by plane streaks
The majestic cloud is unlikely to surpass the 96-year-old monarch, who became queen in 1952 at the age of 25 after the death of her father George VI.
On the first day of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, Luka Grajdek decided to snap a photo of his specially baked Victoria Sponge cake in his garden as the sun shone – only to realize that the clouds behind it were in the shape of Groot. were Britain.
And another patriotic sky has been spotted in the UK today – Claire Wells spotted a Union Jack-esque collection of clouds, believed to have been left behind by airplane streaks.
Bunting at the ready: Neighbors in Sidmouth, Devon, enjoy pies, sandwiches and desserts on day three of the celebrations
Locals in Blackpool get into the Jubilee spirit by throwing a street party to commemorate the Queens Platinum Jubilee. Pictured: Rory Roberts, age 4, Maggie-Mae White, age 3, and Darcy Roberts, age seven, dressed for the occasion
Britons across the country are gearing up to celebrate day three of the Queen’s platinum jubilee today, ahead of the party at the palace tonight. Pictured: The community in Sidmouth, Devon, gathers for a celebration on day three of the celebrations
In the photo: residents pin the Union Jack tablecloths. Residents battle high winds to set up their postponed street party on Brunswick Terrace on the seafront in Weymouth, Dorset, as weather changes on the third bank holiday
Drinkers enjoying the Otley Run in Leeds donned Union Jack inspired outfits as they enjoyed the extended holiday
Bunting at the ready: Drinkers in Leeds took their own garland as they enjoyed the extended holiday today
Cheers: The costumes in Leeds on Saturday had a decidedly royal touch on Saturday as people celebrated the platinum anniversary
Saturday night, Prince Charles and Prince William will take center stage in front of a crowd of 22,000 to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II at a star-studded anniversary concert tonight in London.
The father and son – both future kings – will speak separately in honor of the monarch towards the end of the BBC’s outdoor Party at the Palace show, which will be held in front of Buckingham Palace on Saturday night.
Clarence House and Kensington Palace announced that both Charles and William would address the crowd at the high-profile event, which falls on the third night of the four-day anniversary festivities.
Despite the event only starting at 8pm, royal fans arrived at The Mall from 8am to get the best seat.
Many revelers are well prepared for a long wait and have brought all their camping gear to The Mall
Queen Guitarist Brian May will perform tonight for the fans who have gathered along The Mall, in 2002 he played his guitar atop Buckingham Palace
The crowd enjoyed themselves as they wait for the concert at The Mall
Cambridgeshire Sam and Lee felt very patriotic wearing their Queen Elizabeth masks at The Mall
A woman wears a plastic crown with her Union Jack leggings in front of her Union Jack flag as she waits for the concert