The Queen appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to mark the climax of four days of Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
Her Majesty thrilled thousands of well-wishers outside the royal residence in central London as she greeted cheering crowds and commemorates the extended bank holiday weekend.
96 years old King Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis stood by at the finale of the hour-long street pageant.
The head of state watched comfortably on the balcony as she leaned on her cane, now a regular aid after her mobility issues.
The Queen and members of the Royal Family in Buckingham Palace balcony – live jubilee updates
The national anthem was played as celebrities including Sir David Jason, Harry Redknapp, Sir Cliff Richard, Sandy Shaw and Felicity Kendall joined in a collective rendition of God Save the Queen.
About 10,000 people, including 6,000 artists and a range of stars, previously participated in a 3km competition From the Palace of Westminster, along Whitehall to the Admiralty Arch and down The Mall to the Palace and then to St. James Park.
The parade told the story of his life and nation with a whimsical, fun and imaginative carnival-like display that included a hologram of the emperor waving in the same Gold State coach that took him from his coronation in 1953. ,
After the pageant ended, thousands of members of the public were allowed to walk outside the Queen’s official London residence to The Mall, where they were treated to a much-anticipated second balcony appearance by the monarch as well as music by Ed Sheeran. ,
Senior members of the royal family sat in the royal compartment to watch the spectacle, but the Queen was only seen later in the day.
Prince William and Kate lauded today’s London event, tweeting: “Amazing display of street art, theatre, music, sports and more… What a joyous occasion at the #PlatinumJubilee pageant!”
Meanwhile, millions of people across Britain gathered for patriotic street parties, picnics and barbecues, attended by more than 85,000 people. jubilee Lunch was served to commemorate his 70 years on the throne.
Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall attended one of the lunchesWhere he was joined by around 500 other guests for the flagship feast at The Oval Cricket Ground in South London.
Her Majesty was last seen in public on Thursday when she lit a lamp at Windsor Castle on the first day of the ceremony.
was seen before that day on the balcony of Buckingham Palace Join other working royals, to watch a military flypast.
the queen could not attend Friday Thanksgiving Service in St. Paul’s Cathedral and epsom derby too on Saturday because of his mobility problems.
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Prince Louis keeps the crowd entertained
She watched Saturday night’s platinum party at the Palace from Windsor Castle.
But she also played a starring role, appearing at the beginning of party coverage in a pre-recorded comic sketch with Paddington Bears, where she revealed, like the beloved character, she’s partial to a marmalade sandwich.
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During the party outside Buckingham Palace, the monarch received affectionate tributes from the Prince of Wales and national figures, and music by the likes of Sir Rod Stewart, Diana Ross and Duran Duran.