Prince Charles has led the Welsh Guards in the final rehearsal for this year’s Queen’s Birthday Parade.
The Colonel's Review is the final dress rehearsal before the Trooping the Colour, which will be held next Saturday in front of the Queen.
The Queen is currently spending the weekend in Windsor as the Duke of Edinburgh recovers in hospital following his exploratory operation. The Duke is expected to miss the event.
The Duke of Edinburgh appeared in good spirits in his first major public engagement since leaving hospital as he joined thousands of well-wishers to celebrate the Queen's official birthday at the Trooping the Colour parade.
Thousands of well-wishers have turned out to celebrate the Queen's official birthday at the Trooping the Colour parade.
Prince Philip also attended the traditional display of pomp and pageantry after being discharged from hospital following treatment for a bladder infection. He and the Queen arrived in a glass coach for the military spectacle held annually at Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall, central London.
Thousands of people, including friends and family of those taking part, packed into seats and stands around to watch precision marching by hundreds of Guardsmen.
The Queen took the royal salute as senior members of the royal family looked on.