Britain may have had little to cheer about in recent times, but the spectacular celebrations for the Jubilee seem to have installed a patriotic pride back into the country. For those who took part in the festivities it has also left behind memories that will stay with them forever.
A group of young cooks from Northamptonshire joined the Duchess of Cornwall on Friday to make canapés for the Queen as part of the Jubilee.
Pupils at a school in Northamptonshire are off to Buckingham Palace after winning a competition to cook lunch for the Queen.
Video highlights of the Queen's visit to Stevenage.