Children at a school in Leamington Spa joined in today's celebrations marking Queen Elizabeth II becoming Britain's longest-reigning monarch.
Pupils at St. Anthony's Catholic Primary School stood in the shape 63 E. R. to commemorate the Queen's 63 years on the throne.
They also spent the day making crowns, singing the National Anthem and enjoying tea on the school field.
A cakemaker from Leicestershire has created a bespoke cake to mark the occasion of the Queen becoming Britain's longest reigning monarch.
The creation from Fiona Cairns was unveiled on ITV's Good Morning Britain this morning.
Fiona has produced cakes in celebration of royal events before. She was the creator of the wedding cake for Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011.
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Firms from across the Midlands are at Buckingham Palace as part of a festival to celebrate 60 years since the Queen's coronation.
All companies involved have been awarded the Royal Warrant, meaning they sell to the Royal family and have done so for the past five years. David Wood reports.
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The Queen will celebrate the 60th anniversary of her coronation today at an event which showcases leading British companies.
Midlands firm Jaguar Land Rover will take part in the festival, which will feature more than 200 brands which have supplied goods or services for at least five years to the Households of the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh or the Prince of Wales.
The four-day festival, displaying the best of British "innovation, excellence and industry" will be held in the gardens of Buckingham Palace.
Around 60,000 visitors are expected to attend.
Midlands car firm Jaguar Land Rover is helping the Queen celebrate 60 years on the throne.
The company is one of three main partners for The Coronation Festival which starts at Buckingham Palace today.
The event will pay tribute to companies and products favoured by the Royals.
A train used by the Queen on her Diamond Jubilee tour in the Midlands last year, now needs £50,000 to pay for repairs.
The Princess Elizabeth Locomotive Society, who look after the train in Tyseley, West Midlands, is requesting donations to pay for the work.
It's thought the 'Princess Royal Class No 6201' is the Queen's favourite train.
The Woodland Trust has been planting trees across a 60 acre plot in Rugby today as part of its Diamond Wood project set up to commemorate the Queen's jubilee.
Britain is one of the worst countries in Europe for woodland coverage, says Dominic Sweeting, jubilee event officer at the Woodland Trust.
The Woodland Trust and Rugby Borough Council have been down at a site in Warwickshire today, planting trees as part of a project set up to commemorate the Queen's jubilee.
Sixty 'Diamond Woods' are being planted around Great Britain, explains Dominic Sweeting – the jubilee events officer for the Midlands.