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Queen at 90: Huge street party brings birthday celebrations to a close

The Queen was the guest of honour at a huge street party organised just for her on Sunday as three days of celebrations to mark her 90th were brought to a spectacular close.

It follows a weekend of events marking the Queen's milestone birthday which included 1,500 soldiers and officers taking part in the Trooping the Colour event, an RAF flypast and a national service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral.

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Royal Family greet revellers at The Mall

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Credit: BBC

Members of the Royal Family greeted revellers lining The Mall ahead of a parade to mark the Queen's 90th birthday.

Prince Harry. Credit: BBC

The weather did not dampened people's spirits as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spoke with well wishers thronged behind barricades.

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. Credit: BBC

Prince Harry, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, and the Queen's grandson Peter Philips also shook hands with crowds standing in plastic ponchos along The Mall.

Peter Phillips. Credit: BBC

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