Photographs of the Queen starring in four royal pantomimes as a teenager are expected to fetch thousands of pounds at auction.
From the back-streets of East London to the front page of the Times: quite a journey for the riders of the Ebony Horse Club.
A pensioner was stunned to find photographs of the Queen as a teenager on holiday when he was sorting through a relative's belongings.
The Queen has sent the following message of condolence to the Lord Provost of Glasgow:
I was saddened to learn of the dreadful helicopter crash in Glasgow last night.
My thoughts and prayers are with those who have been bereaved or injured.
I send my thanks to the emergency services and to everyone who helped with the rescue.
The Queen has sent the following message expressing her "heartfelt condolences" to the Philippine president Benigno Aquino III:
I was deeply saddened to hear of the loss of life and devastation caused by the typhoon that hit the Philippines at the weekend.
Prince Philip joins me in offering our heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families at this difficult time.
Our deepest sympathies go out to all those whose lives have been affected.
The Queen has made a personal donation and sent a message expressing her "heartfelt condolences" to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, a Buckingham Palace spokesman said.
The Queen was forced to pull out of an investiture ceremony this morning after suffering "mild discomfort" with her ankle, a palace spokesperson said.
Prince William took the Queen's place in the ceremony - the second time he has performed an investiture.
The Queen's condition is not a result of an injury, the palace said. She is expected to fulfill her engagements tomorrow.
"The Queen has a very busy schedule for the rest of the week, including a trip to Manchester with the Duke of Duke of Edinburgh on Thursday," a palace spokesperson added.
The Queen officially opened the new headquarters of the armed forces charity SSAFA in London.
After meeting various charity beneficiaries, volunteers and staff, she was given a posy by six-year-old Harley Inns, whose brother, Rifleman Martin Kinggett, was killed in Afghanistan in 2010.
The Queen was greeted by her cousin, Prince Michael of Kent, who is the charity's president.
The Queen and the Prince of Wales attended a Commonwealth reception tonight to celebrate the "family of nations".
The monarch traditionally holds the Buckingham Palace event ahead of a Commonwealth summit and invites high commissioners and leading individuals from their nations.
Prince Charles will deputise for the Queen - who is missing the Heads of Government for the first time since 1973 - in Sri Lanka next month.
The Duke of Edinburgh was also at the monarch's side and the Duchess of Cornwall joined the prince.
The Queen has paid a visit to the National Theatre to commemorate its golden anniversary.
Half a century ago, the curtain had just come down on the theatre's first ever production 'Hamlet', directed by Sir Laurence Olivier and starring Peter O'Toole.
During today's tour of the theatre company, based on London's South Bank, the Queen met Joey the horse from the acclaimed production of Michael Morpurgo's 'War Horse'.
She reportedly told the mechanical animal, operated by three cast members, "It's lovely to see you again."
The Queen has sent a personal message to the Governor of New South Wales, expressing her sympathy as the Australian state battles raging wildfires.
Almost 200 homes have been destroyed in the worst hit region - the Blue Mountains west of Sydney - and another 109 have been damaged by fire.
The Queen told NSW Governor Marie Bashir today: "I would like to convey my heartfelt sympathies to all those who have been affected by the devastating bushfires across New South Wales.
"My thoughts are with the many people who have lost their homes or livelihoods in the fires and I have the greatest admiration for the firefighters, volunteers and emergency services officers who are working tirelessly to control the situation."