The Jubilee Tour across the West Midlands

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh have been in Worcester, Birmingham city centre, The Queen Elizabeth hospital in Birmingham and RAF Cosford as part of her Diamond Jubilee tour of the country.

She visited The Hive first where she officially opened the building by unveiling a plaque.

The Hive is a £60 million facility that increases the learning resources, technology, study and social spaces available to University of Worcester students


The Royal couple then visited Worcester Guildhall to attend a reception lunch followed by a walkabout before watching a performance celebrating the city at Worcester Cathedral where she unveils another plaque.

On Thursday the 12th of July she did a walkabout through Victoria Square in Birmingham, followed by a visit to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Selly Oak.

Have a look at the moment a little girl gave the Queen some flowers in the video below.


The Royal couple then attended a pageant at RAF Cosford in Shropshire on Thursday afternoon.

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Heart Breakfast with Russ Morris

6am - 10am

Heart Breakfast with Russ Morris

On TV: Heart's Happy Hour: Breakfast!

8am - 9am

Watch heart TV

  • Corona The Rhythm Of The Night



  • Carly Rae Jepsen Call Me Maybe



  • Rihanna Don't Stop The Music



  • Blue All Rise



Heart VIP


Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart on Twitter