Queen Elizabeth Visits Leeds As Part of Diamond Jubilee Tour
As part of Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee Tour of the United Kingdom, she is visiting the metropolitan borough and city of Leeds. The 86-year old monarch is visiting the entire United Kingdom in celebration of her 60th year on the throne.
Queen Elizabeth is joined by her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, as she tours the city of Leeds. Her visit will include great performances by choirs as well as personally meeting the local residents. Plus, there will be acrobatic display and several musical performances for the royals while visiting Leeds.
"It is a great honor for Leeds to welcome the queen and the Duke of Edinburgh to the city during their Diamond Jubilee tour," Ann Castle, the city's mayor said. "We are very pleased to be able to demonstrate to them what a marvelous city Leeds is and how wonderful its people are," the mayor added.
Recently, it has been revealed that the popularity of Queen Elizabeth has soared high in the United Kingdom. For this year, the influential monarch is generally favored by 80% of Britons which was increased by 6% since January.
However, Queen Elizabeth only managed to come in at third place from a survey of 2,009 people for the overall list of popularity. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge came in at first and second place, respectively.
Meanwhile, Prince Harry came in at fourth place with 79% which was increased by 7% from the previous rating. The Duchess of Cornwall happens to be the most unpopular member of the Royal Family with just a 33% rating approval from the Britons.