The Queen is due to attend a huge street party on the Mall in London, the last event of the three-day celebration to mark her official 90th birthday.
Along with other senior royals she will join 10,000 people for the Patron’s Lunch – recognising her patronage of more than 600 organisations in the UK and around the Commonwealth.
The event has been organised by the Queen’s grandson Peter Phillips.
The festivities will also include a carnival parade.
Thousands of rain ponchos have been prepared for the open-air event in case of bad weather.
On Saturday, thousands of people turned out to watch the annual Trooping the Colour parade.
Dressed in a vivid lime green coat and matching hat, the Queen was escorted down the Mall in a horse-drawn carriage to the ceremony at Horse Guards Parade.
After the parade of more than 1,600 soldiers and 300 horses, she appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with members of her family, including Princess Charlotte, for an RAF flypast.
Ninety-year-old Heather Gunner from Walton-on-Thames in Surrey who will be among the guests attending the street party spoke of her admiration for the monarch, remarking: “She’s got a lot on her plate for her age.”
Born in the same year as the Queen, she received a ticket to the festivities through the charity Friends of the Elderly.
“I have great admiration for the Queen. I really do,” she said. “I think she’s coped excellently.”
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Source:: BBC UK