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Trooping The Colour Parade Celebrates The Queen's Official Birthday

The Queen's official birthday is being marked with the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in Horse Guards Parade.

The Queen has been joined by members of her family and thousands of spectators to watch the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in Horse Guards Parade to mark her official birthday.

The Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were all attending.

The royal colonels - the Prince of Wales, Colonel of the Welsh Guards, the Princess Royal, Colonel of the Blues and Royals, the Duke of Cambridge, Colonel of the Irish Guards and the Duke of York, Colonel of the Grenadier Guards, were on horseback as part of the parade.

Following the ceremony, the royal family returned to Buckingham Palace, where they gathered on the balcony to watch the RAF flypast.

More than 20 aircraft were involved. The Red Arrows were the finale.

Trooping the Colour has commemorated the birthday of the sovereign for more than 250 years (Picture: MOD).

Following the parade, which involved around 1,400 soldiers, the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery fired a 41-gun salute in Green Park.

Trooping the Colour has commemorated the birthday of the sovereign for more than 250 years.

The Red Arrows were the finale (Picture: MOD).