Hundreds of people braved the weather to welcome the Queen to Dorset.
She and the Duke of Edinburgh met primary schoolchildren at a Mad Hatter's Tea Party on the lawn outside Sherborne Abbey. Eight-year-old Leah McGarry presented her with a bouquet.
The Queen then toured a food fair before visiting the Digby Memorial Hall.
The royal couple met guests and staff from residential homes at a coffee morning with a 1952 theme.