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Revellers raise glass to Queen with street parties continuing into the night for Platinum Jubilee

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Jubilant revellers raised a glass to the Queen for her Platinum Jubilee as huge street parties continued into the night on Thursday before crowds are set to pack out the pubs as they make the most of the four-day weekend.

Up and down the country, boozy Britons did not fail to throw massive parties fit for a Queen as they celebrated the Jubilee by erecting metres-long tables down the centre of packed streets.

Photographs showed eager revellers raising a glass to Her Majesty and decorating their streets and homes with Union Jack bunting and decorations as they pulled out all the stops to mark the occasion.

Jubilant revellers raised a glass to the Queen for her Platinum Jubilee as huge street parties (pictured in Little Shelford) continued into the night on Thursday before crowds are set to pack out the pubs amid the four-day weekend

Up and down the country, boozy Britons did not fail to throw massive parties fit for a Queen as they celebrated the Jubilee by erecting metres-long tables down the centre of packed streets. Pictured: Street party in Cleethorpes

Up and down the country, boozy Britons did not fail to throw massive parties fit for a Queen as they celebrated the Jubilee by erecting metres-long tables down the centre of packed streets. Pictured: Street party in Cleethorpes

Elsewhere, more eager revellers packed out parks (pictured in St James' Park) on Thursday afternoon as they got ready to continue the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations into the evening

Elsewhere, more eager revellers packed out parks (pictured in St James’ Park) on Thursday afternoon as they got ready to continue the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations into the evening

And the raucous festivities showed no signs of slowing down as the fun-filled parties continued into the evening as residents soaked up the sun and made the most of the four-day weekend.

Around 200 residents in the village of Little Shelford in Cambridgeshire enjoyed a tea party on a 60-metre-long table outside the village hall on Thursday, with most of the residents flocking out to join the festivities.

In Manchester’s Canal Street, the entire street was covered in Union Jacks and red, white and blue bunting, which were hung from the trees to the bars just above those sat enjoying a bank holiday beverage.

Nell Gwynn’s tearoom in Windsor had a special painting of the Queen placed front and centre in the shop front window, surrounded by some Platinum Jubilee bunting. 

Around 500 people took to Middleton Street in Llandrindod, Wales, for a Platinum Jubilee street party, pictured. Attendees wore party hats with Union Jacks on them and waved flags

Around 500 people took to Middleton Street in Llandrindod, Wales, for a Platinum Jubilee street party, pictured. Attendees wore party hats with Union Jacks on them and waved flags

Hundreds of residents in the picturesque village of Little Shelford in Cambridgeshire attended a huge street party this afternoon in honour of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Hundreds of residents in the picturesque village of Little Shelford in Cambridgeshire attended a huge street party this afternoon in honour of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Families and friends joined in on Jubilee celebrations at Upton Country House in Poole, Dorset, waving Union Jacks and sitting in the June sunshine

Families and friends joined in on Jubilee celebrations at Upton Country House in Poole, Dorset, waving Union Jacks and sitting in the June sunshine

Londoners were seen enjoying a drink at the Seven Dials market on Thursday as it played host to fun-filled Jubilee celebrations

Londoners were seen enjoying a drink at the Seven Dials market on Thursday as it played host to fun-filled Jubilee celebrations

Ladies pictured enjoying a royal cup-of-tea on a sunny bank holiday Thursday in celebration of the Queen's 70 years on the throne. Pictured in Upton Country House, Poole, Dorset

Ladies pictured enjoying a royal cup-of-tea on a sunny bank holiday Thursday in celebration of the Queen’s 70 years on the throne. Pictured in Upton Country House, Poole, Dorset

Huge crowds flocked to North Audley Street in London's Mayfair on Thursday as wooden tables were erected and decorated with floral arrangements and parasols for a street party

Huge crowds flocked to North Audley Street in London’s Mayfair on Thursday as wooden tables were erected and decorated with floral arrangements and parasols for a street party 

Drinkers don fancy dress in Leeds to celebrate the Thursday bank holiday as the nation goes Jubilee crazy. Two girls are pictured holding Union Jack bunting as they spend the day off work

Drinkers don fancy dress in Leeds to celebrate the Thursday bank holiday as the nation goes Jubilee crazy. Two girls are pictured holding Union Jack bunting as they spend the day off work

And around 500 people took to Middleton Street in Llandrindod, Wales, for a Platinum Jubilee street party, with attendees wearing party hats with Union Jacks on them to mark the occasion.

Elsewhere, more eager revellers packed out parks on Thursday afternoon as they got ready to flock to pubs and bars to continue the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations into the night.

Photographs showed boozy Britons covered head-to-toe in Union Jack memorabilia as they set up picnics in jam-packed parks to enjoy the glorious sunshine and celebrate the Queen’s milestone achievement.

London’s St James’ Park near Buckingham Palace was filled with groups of revellers after the Trooping the Colour ceremony took place in central London in the morning followed by the Red Arrows display, which flew over the Queen’s residence.

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee has led the nation to throw a four-day party fit for a royal, with families, schools, and entire towns coming together to rejoice in celebrating the British monarch.

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee has led the nation to throw a four-day party fit for a royal, with families, schools, and entire towns coming together to rejoice in celebrating the British monarch. Pictured: Revellers in St James' Park

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee has led the nation to throw a four-day party fit for a royal, with families, schools, and entire towns coming together to rejoice in celebrating the British monarch. Pictured: Revellers in St James’ Park

Photographs showed boozy Britons covered head-to-toe in Union Jack memorabilia (pictured in St James' Park) as they set up picnics in jam-packed parks to enjoy the glorious sunshine and celebrate the Queen's milestone achievement

Photographs showed boozy Britons covered head-to-toe in Union Jack memorabilia (pictured in St James’ Park) as they set up picnics in jam-packed parks to enjoy the glorious sunshine and celebrate the Queen’s milestone achievement

Cheers! Revellers raised a glass to the Queen in Downham Market, Norfolk

Residents sported Union Jack memorabilia as they got in the partying mood in Downham Market, Norfolk

Cheers! Revellers raised a glass to the Queen and sported Union Jack memorabilia as they got in the partying mood in Downham Market, Norfolk

Crowds danced to live music at the Seven Dials market in London, which was hosting activities including flower crown making, royal afternoon teas, a burlesque class and 1950s themed food

Crowds danced to live music at the Seven Dials market in London, which was hosting activities including flower crown making, royal afternoon teas, a burlesque class and 1950s themed food

London's St James' Park near Buckingham Palace was filled with groups of revellers after the Trooping the Colour ceremony took place in central London in the morning followed by the Red Arrows display, which flew over the Queen's residence

London’s St James’ Park near Buckingham Palace was filled with groups of revellers after the Trooping the Colour ceremony took place in central London in the morning followed by the Red Arrows display, which flew over the Queen’s residence

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee has led the nation to throw a four-day party fit for a royal, with families, schools, and entire towns coming together to rejoice in celebrating the British monarch. Pictured: Revellers in St James' Park

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee has led the nation to throw a four-day party fit for a royal, with families, schools, and entire towns coming together to rejoice in celebrating the British monarch. Pictured: Revellers in St James’ Park

Residents in Cleethorpes did not shy away from getting in the bank holiday partying mood as hundreds of them flocked out to enjoy a street party

Residents in Cleethorpes did not shy away from getting in the bank holiday partying mood as hundreds of them flocked out to enjoy a street party

Revellers were enjoying a boozy day in the sunshine in St James' Park near Buckingham Palace in London on Thursday as festivities got well underway

Revellers were enjoying a boozy day in the sunshine in St James’ Park near Buckingham Palace in London on Thursday as festivities got well underway

This morning’s official celebrations kicked off with the Queen’s Birthday Parade, led by Prince Charles and accompanied by Prince William and Anne, Princess Royal on horseback, where the heir has inspected the troops of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards along with more than 1,500 officers and soldiers from the Household Division. 

Her Majesty has made one of two appearances on the Buckingham Palace Balcony today, to watch the RAF flypast, which will saw some 71 aircraft soar over The Mall in a historic display featuring Spitfires, Red Arrow Hawks and a Lancaster bomber. The Red Arrows displayed the number 70 in a jaw-dropping formation for Her Majesty.

The show featured more than three times the number of aircraft which took part in the Queen’s last birthday parade flypast in central London in 2019. 

The fleet took off from military bases around the UK before joining holding patterns around the south-east of England. 

Then flew directly down the length of The Mall and over Buckingham Palace – to the delight of the Royal Family and the thousands of watching fans.

Jubilant families waved as they sported Union Jack memorabilia while enjoying a lunch out in Downham Market, Norfolk, on Thursday

Jubilant families waved as they sported Union Jack memorabilia while enjoying a lunch out in Downham Market, Norfolk, on Thursday

Around 200 residents in the village of Little Shelford in Cambridgeshire enjoyed a tea party on a 60-metre-long table outside the village hall on Thursday, with most of the residents flocking out to join the festivities

Around 200 residents in the village of Little Shelford in Cambridgeshire enjoyed a tea party on a 60-metre-long table outside the village hall on Thursday, with most of the residents flocking out to join the festivities

Crowds in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, did not shy away from enjoying some fun and games as they took part in a game of tug of war on the street as onlookers cheered them on

Crowds in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, did not shy away from enjoying some fun and games as they took part in a game of tug of war on the street as onlookers cheered them on 

Villagers in Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire brought along food to share and also enjoyed flowering, pudding and drawing competitions on a 60-metre-long table outside the village hall, with around 200 people in attendance

Villagers in Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire brought along food to share and also enjoyed flowering, pudding and drawing competitions on a 60-metre-long table outside the village hall, with around 200 people in attendance

These four women brought out their camping chairs and sombrero, as well as a few cans of Pimms, to enjoy celebrations for the Queen's Jubilee which kicked off today

These four women brought out their camping chairs and sombrero, as well as a few cans of Pimms, to enjoy celebrations for the Queen’s Jubilee which kicked off today

Residents of Payne Avenue in Hove, east Sussex, celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with a street party as celebrations take place throughout the country over the next few days

Residents of Payne Avenue in Hove, east Sussex, celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a street party as celebrations take place throughout the country over the next few days

Villagers brought along food to share and also enjoyed flowering, pudding and drawing competitions at the Jubilee Street Party in Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire, on Thursday afternoon

Villagers brought along food to share and also enjoyed flowering, pudding and drawing competitions at the Jubilee Street Party in Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire, on Thursday afternoon

As crowds enjoying a street party on North Audley Street in Mayfair, the Trooping the Colour ceremony and a Red Arrows display took place elsewhere in London

As crowds enjoying a street party on North Audley Street in Mayfair, the Trooping the Colour ceremony and a Red Arrows display took place elsewhere in London 

Lynsey Davidson, pictured, wears a crown as she toasts during the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations at Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland

Lynsey Davidson, pictured, wears a crown as she toasts during the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations at Hillsborough Castle in Northern Ireland

Sue Carter, left, and Kim King, right, are pictured in Windsor on a sunny bank holiday Thursday where they enjoyed a glass of fizz sat on a bench outside of Windsor Castle

Sue Carter, left, and Kim King, right, are pictured in Windsor on a sunny bank holiday Thursday where they enjoyed a glass of fizz sat on a bench outside of Windsor Castle

One family went to Windsor with their Union Jack flags to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee near Her Majesty's castle. Pictured on Thursday morning

One family went to Windsor with their Union Jack flags to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee near Her Majesty’s castle. Pictured on Thursday morning

Some 18 royal family members watched on from the balcony including: The Queen; Charles and Camilla; William and Kate with George, Charlotte and Louis; Edward and Sophie and their children Louise and James; Princess Anne and Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence; the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester; the Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the Duke of York did not make an appearance on the balcony. Prince Andrew has tested positive for Covid so will not be ale to attend the thanksgiving service at St Paul’s Cathedral tomorrow.

This morning, the Queen sent a car and security detail to collect the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, along with their two young children, Archie, three, and Lilibet, who will turn one on Saturday, after their private jet landed at Farnborough Airport in Hampshire from on Wednesday.

Her Majesty’s Land Rover greeted the family, who live in California, and their children at before taking them on a 40-minute drive to their UK home, Frogmore Cottage, just a stone’s throw away from Windsor Castle.

After today’s events, the monarch is also hoping to be able attend the service of thanksgiving at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday, with her wider family.

Residents at a street in Westminster, central London, are pictured eating lunch at their very own street party, complete with red, white and blue bunting above them

Residents at a street in Westminster, central London, are pictured eating lunch at their very own street party, complete with red, white and blue bunting above them

A 'surprise visit' from the royals: This group, pictured in the walled gardens of Upton Country House in Poole, Dorset, try on face masks of Prince Charles, the Duchess of Sussex, The Duchess of Cambridge, the Queen and a corgi

A ‘surprise visit’ from the royals: This group, pictured in the walled gardens of Upton Country House in Poole, Dorset, try on face masks of Prince Charles, the Duchess of Sussex, The Duchess of Cambridge, the Queen and a corgi

An Elvis Presley impersonator with two corgis entertain people during Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Warwick town centre

An Elvis Presley impersonator with two corgis entertain people during Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Warwick town centre

Warwick Mayor Richard Edgington is pictured with two corgis outside Jayne of Warwick Florest on Brook Street during celebrations in the town centre

Warwick Mayor Richard Edgington is pictured with two corgis outside Jayne of Warwick Florest on Brook Street during celebrations in the town centre

Northern Ireland's Hillsborough Castle held a Jubilee garden party on Thursday. The Queen visited the Castle and Gardens on her Coronation tour in 1953

Northern Ireland’s Hillsborough Castle held a Jubilee garden party on Thursday. The Queen visited the Castle and Gardens on her Coronation tour in 1953

People at street party on Payne Avenue, in Hove, toast to the Queen on the first day of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations

People at street party on Payne Avenue, in Hove, toast to the Queen on the first day of her Platinum Jubilee celebrations

A jubilant man lifts his pint of beer up as he celebrates with other residents of Payne Avenue, Hove, in east Sussex, for the Platinum Jubilee

A jubilant man lifts his pint of beer up as he celebrates with other residents of Payne Avenue, Hove, in east Sussex, for the Platinum Jubilee

Plenty of Union Jacks were waving around Upton House in Poole, Dorset today, with some even wearing dedicated t-shirts for the Jubilee

Plenty of Union Jacks were waving around Upton House in Poole, Dorset today, with some even wearing dedicated t-shirts for the Jubilee

Warwick town centre held a community celebration in Market Square, organised by Warwick Town Council. There has bee live music as well as food and drink being provided from local eateries

Warwick town centre held a community celebration in Market Square, organised by Warwick Town Council. There has bee live music as well as food and drink being provided from local eateries

Around 200 people sat down for a tea party on a 60-metre-long table outside the village hall as most of the village joined in the celebrations

Around 200 people sat down for a tea party on a 60-metre-long table outside the village hall as most of the village joined in the celebrations

In London's Mayfair, stalls were set up and huge crowds enjoyed a drink at tables set out in the centre of North Audley Street

In London’s Mayfair, stalls were set up and huge crowds enjoyed a drink at tables set out in the centre of North Audley Street

Londoners queued for drinks from Nyetimber as they enjoyed a street party on North Audley Street in Mayfair

Londoners queued for drinks from Nyetimber as they enjoyed a street party on North Audley Street in Mayfair

The jubilee cake competition at Little Shelford's Jubilee Street Party (pictured) was judged by local chef, Ben Orpwood, who appeared on the Great British Menu

The jubilee cake competition at Little Shelford’s Jubilee Street Party (pictured) was judged by local chef, Ben Orpwood, who appeared on the Great British Menu

Outdoor parties will also take place on Sunday as part of the Big Jubilee Lunch, while there will be a televised concert on the BBC from Buckingham Palace the day before. 

It is also expected that she will appear again on the balcony after the Pageant parade finale on Sunday. 

The Queen, 96, is also set to spend time with the Sussexes, who are bringing their children Archie and Lilibet over from the US – and could meet Lili for the first time as she celebrates her first birthday on Saturday.

On Sunday, thousands of people will gather across the country as more than 85,000 Big Jubilee Lunches and street parties are staged in celebration of the Queen’s record-breaking 70 year reign.

Royal family members will also visit every corner of the UK over the weekend for official engagements – with William and Kate going to Wales; Edward and Sophie travelling to Northern Ireland; and Anne to Scotland.

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