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Gold Coast goes Platinum

The City of the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, has extended their Commonwealth Walkway into a 30km Jubilee Walkway to celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Charities across the city are being encouraged to utilise the coast’s new route, opened on 2nd June, as part of official celebrations to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 70…

Wickersley Platinum Jubilee Walkway

Residents of Wickersley Parish in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, have been inspired by our network of Commonwealth Walkways and set too on developing their own in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee. The Wickersley Platinum Jubilee Walkway is 7km long (4.35 miles). Each kilometre of the walk represents one of the 7 decades of the Queen’s reign. The circular…

New Zealand Aotearoa celebrates the Platinum with a walk

In celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee His Worship Mayor Andy Foster and Deputy Mayor Sarah Free plan a tour of the Commonwealth Walkway in Wellington on 10th June 2022. Starting at the National Library with a guided introduction to New Zealand’s founding document, Te Tiriti o Waitangi. The group will then walk to several of the significance…

Platinum Jubilee Walkway for Canada

Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall unveiled a new walkway in Newfoundland and Labrador in honour of the Platinum Jubilee. The 1km walkway is in the grounds of Government House in St. John’s connecting 54 trees that have been planted by different members of the Royal Family and Vice-Regal representatives. In time, all of…

Commonwealth Day 2022 panel launch

His Excellency George Brandis, High Commissioner of Australia to the United Kingdom kindly unveiled a new interpretive panel on the London Commonwealth Walkway on Commonwealth Day, Monday 14th March 2022. The Panel, which sits outside St Clement Danes Church on The Strand, interprets Australia House and shares some of the important Commonwealth history that embeds…

Wellington Walk for the Commonwealth

Walk for the Commonwealth, Wellington, Aotearoa

As part of Commonwealth Day celebrations in Wellington, New Zealand, past Mayor Celia Wade Brown organised a walk along part of the capital city’s route. COVID-19 restrictions limited the scale of the party but dignitaries able to attend included the Deputy Mayor, representatives of the Commonwealth Youth Association NZ, the Pakistan and UK High Commissions…

HRH The Princess Royal unveils the first marker of the Edmonton Commonwealth Walkway

On November 6, 2018, HRH The Princess Royal, Princess Anne joined Lieutenant Governor Lois E. Mitchell, Mayor of Edmonton Don Iveson and the Rt. Honourable Patricia Scotland, Secretary General of the Commonwealth at the announcement of a Commonwealth Walkway for Edmonton. The announcement took place at Government House. The Edmonton Commonwealth Walkway is being championed…