The Queen has visited Lancaster to mark 750 years since the creation of the Duchy of Lancaster. But the show was stolen by one little boy and his teddies. Victoria Grimes reports.
The Queen has arrived in Lancaster to cheering crowds for her royal visit to mark 750 years since the creation of the Duchy of Lancaster.
Royal fans are gathering to welcome the Queen to Lancaster.
The Queen, who also holds the title of Duke of Lancaster, will arrive at Lancaster station by Royal Train before heading for Lancaster Castle for a ceremonial visit.
There she will be entertained by a performance of Shakespeare and meet invited guests.
She will then have lunch at Myerscough College in Billsborrow.
The visit marks 750 years since the creation of the Duchy of Lancaster inheritance.
Joe Longthorne will collect his MBE from the Queen today.
The entertainer, who lives in Blackpool, was given the award in the Birthday Honours list for his charity work.
Much of that work was done while Joe was seriously ill with cancer.
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