New answers tagged

4

It's always going to be difficult to get exact attendances for very large open-air gatherings as these are rarely all-ticket and often spread over a large area. So you're always going to have guestimates. At very large events, the crowds often move about and people come and go at different times, which makes counting more difficult. If counts are made at ...


3

It may not have even been the biggest of Queen Elisabeth II's lifetime. I've seen estimates for the crowd at her Diamond Jubliee in 2012 ranging from 250,000 up to 500,000. Its at least fair to say it was in the same ballpark. I can't find any estimate for the overall crowd size in London on VE day (just some specific areas), but it seems nearly the entire ...



Top 50 recent answers are included