The Queen was in York today, Maundy Thursday, to distribute symbolic coins to nominated local people.
The Queen was presented with her personal copy of Choirbook for The Queen as she left York Minster following the annual Royal Maundy service. She was presented with her copy by Choirbook Trust Chief executive, Carol Butler, to mark the Diamond Jubilee.
The Queen is welcomed to York by the city's civic leaders at Micklegate Bar - the official entrance to the city.
Crowds in York enjoy the sunshine as they wait for Queen's arrival at the Mansion House where she will go following the Maundy service at the Minster.
Ballet shop owner Jayne Mason sees a business opportunity today in York. She was open from 7am selling patriotic flags and hats
Crowds line Micklegate waiting for the Queen's official entrance to the city of York through Micklegate Bar.
Thousands of people lined the streets of York today to greet the Queen who is attending the annual Maundy Service , which is being held for the first time since 1972 in York Minster.