ITV's Alastair Stewart asks Brixton charity worker Tanya Whyte how she managed to get her hands on a ticket for today's Jubilee luncheon with the Queen.
Scenes from a street party in Enfield, attended by local sea cadets.
Gun-toting cops in the Strand add a sobering note to the party.
Preparations are well underway for a street party in Enfield today - complete with the Enfield Sea Cadets.
With the weather forecast, let's hope they've been brough their dinghies...
Among the guests having lunch with the Queen at Westminster Hall is Tanya Whyte from Brixton.
She was invited because of the work she does with Ebony Horse Club, a charity that gives disadvantaged children the opportunity to learn to ride.
Our reporter Ria Chatterjee caught up with her ahead of the big day.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams spoke of the Queen's lifelong dedication to her people, her country and the commonwealth.Read the full story ›