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Queen all smiles at Barbican performance

Britain's Queen Elizabeth arrives for the Queen's Medal for Music presentation and concert at the Barbican Centre in London. Credit: Luke MacGregor/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Queen was all smiles tonight as she was greeted by three young girlswho told her she looked "lovely" and complimented her on her clothes.

Two days after news broke of the Duchess ofCambridge's pregnancy, the Queen looked glowing as she arrived at the Barbicanin London to present an award and watch the London Symphony Orchestra perform.

Wearing a Stewart Parvin purple and gold cloqueshift dress and matching coat, she met various dignitaries before the concert,as well as 11-year-old Trinity Florence and nine-year-old twins Francesca and Anna Moulds, who wore matching pink party dresses.

Trinity said: "I told her she looked lovely".