Queen gnomes and morphsuits: the UK’s kitschiest jubilee memorabilia

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The memorabilia industry has cranked into action for the Queen’s platinum jubilee – but not all products on the real and virtual high street are destined to become family heirlooms …

Light-up keyring

Billed as a “brilliant novelty gift” for keen fans of the Queen, this keychain plays Rule, Britannia! at the press of a button. The 6cm figure also doubles as a handy torch because the Queen’s eyes light up to surreal effect. OnBuy, £7.95

Asda’s Queen gnome. Photograph: Asda

Queen gnome

Believe it or not, Asda gnomes have a cult following. The pink-cheeked monarch edition would add a touch of kitsch to any flowerbed or patio. A large one costs £27 but there is a smaller version for £6. The large ones are hard to find, though, and are being auctioned on eBay with big markups. Asda, £27 or £6

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Union jack morphsuit

A union jack morphsuit is one way to stand out in the crowd at the platinum jubilee pageant or your local fete. The sizing goes up to XXL and the blurb promises you can breathe, see and drink through the spandex. Amazon, £33.96

Jubilee duvet cover

Another one for the diehards, this duvet cover is, of course, available in queen-size and features the monarch’s famous profile image in a design that celebrates her 70 years on the throne. Redbubble, from £82 for a single

Boots meal deal

View image in fullscreenWhat Boots’ jubilee meal deal offers. Photograph: Boots

Have a street party al-desko with Boots’ platinum jubilee limited edition meal deal. The mains include a chicken tikka sandwich and vegan coronation veggies wrap, washed down with a soft drink and a slice of Victoria sponge for afters. Boots, from £3.59

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