A weather forecast of wind and rain didn't put off the hundreds of people who turned out in Museum Gardens in York to witness the 21 gun salute for the Queen's official birthday. The sound of gunfire echoed across the city at exactly 12noon as the guns were fired at 15 second intervals.
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