The Queen's (not so) summer street party in pictures

Lynsey Barber
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The Queen at 90 celebrated with a rather rainy street party (Source: Getty)

The Queen's 90th birthday street party went down in a particularly British way - with drizzle and certainly some soggy sandwiches among the guests in attendance.

People lined The Mall in central London near Buckingham Palace to raise a glass to Her Majesty on her birthday, not letting the rain ruin the day and donning a host of ponchos, hats and the odd plastic bag to keep dry.

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Around 10,000 guests were invited to the Patron's Lunch and given a food hamper to enjoy while the Royal family - including Princes William and Harry greeted them.

Nearby those who weren't able to get hold of the £150 tickets set up in nearby St James's Park to be near the festivities.

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The 90th birthday celebration has also been marked over the weekend by a flypast of RAF jets, including Red Arrows, Chinooks, Hurricanes and Spitfires.