People across the region have been celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday.
In Newcastle and Gateshead people gathered at the Quayside to see the Millenium Bridge lit up in the colours of the Union Jack.
One man from Gateshead was given the honour of the switch on. John Bell, like the Queen, has just turned 90. He was a miner by the age of 14 and later became a mechanic and marshal for the RAF.
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Jubilee celebrations are continuing in Ripon as pupils from schools across the city compete in go-karting races.
It's one of a number of events taking place at the market square for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
A portrait of HRH Queen Elizabeth II will go on show at the Platinum Galleries in Northallerton today.
Royal artist Darren Baker will be speaking to members of the public about the painting he worked on for 400 hours.
Mr Baker said the Original Royal Portrait commission has been the greatest honour of his career and an experience he will always treasure.