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William, Kate and Harry arrive for Coronation service

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry arrive for a service at Westminster Abbey to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry arrive at Westminster Abbey.

Kate wore a bespoke delicate daisy lace dress with silver grey ribbon detail and a soft peach silk shantung jacket by British designer Jenny Packham.

The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting her first child in July.

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The Queen's coronation crown arrives at the Abbey

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation the St Edward's Crown - with which she was crowned - is being displayed on the High Altar at Westminster Abbey for the first time since 1953.

The Ampulla & St Edwards Crown arrive from the Tower of London for today's service at Westminster Abbey. Credit: Westminster Abbey
The St Edward’s Crown is pictured being placed on the High Altar Credit: Westminster Abbey
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Royals to mark 60th anniversary of Queen's coronation

More than 20 members of the Royal Family will gather to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation today with a religious service at the abbey where she was crowned.

Alongside the Queen will be the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. The Duke of Cambridge and a heavily pregnant Duchess of Cambridge will be among the 2,000-strong congregation at today's celebration in Westminster Abbey in London.

The Duchess of Cambridge will be among the Royals attending the service to mark the 60th anniversary of the Queen's coronation. Credit: Press Association

It will be the first time the couple, whose first baby is due next month, has attended a public event at the church since they married there more than two years ago.

A Buckingham Palace spokeswoman said the Duke of Edinburgh would still attend, despite withdrawing from an engagement with the Queen last night after becoming "unwell".

Other royals present will include Prince Harry, the Duke of York, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, Lady Louise Windsor, the Princess Royal and Zara Phillips and her husband Mike Tindall.

The majestic St Edward's Crown - with which the Queen was crowned - will rest on the High Altar - the first time the heavy, solid gold, jewel encrusted crown has left the Tower of London since the 1953 coronation.

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Queen marks 60th anniversary of Coronation

A portrait of the Queen commissioned by the Royal Mail to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation Credit: Royal Mail/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Queen will today celebrate the 60th anniversary of her Coronation.

In 1953, more than 8,200 guests witnessed the proceedings and an estimated 27 million people in Britain watched the events unfold on television, but today the monarch is spending the anniversary privately.

She is expected to be at her favourite royal residence Windsor Castle, where she likely to attend church at a private chapel within the estate.

The Queen will listen to an address by the Archbishop of Canterbury and a reading by Prime Minister David Cameron.

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