The Queen celebrates her 92nd Birthday at the Royal Albert Hall

The Queen celebrates her 92nd Birthday at the Royal Albert Hall


Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 92nd birthday with a Saturday night concert in the Royal Albert Hall with assorted members of the Royal Family in attendance and alongside an eclectic selection of musicians including Sting and Shaggy, Tom Jones and Kylie Minogue.

The Queen was joined in the Royal Box by Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William, Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle. Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband were also in attendance.

Harry took to the stage during the concert to wish his grandmother a happy birthday, and said: ‘Tonight we are celebrating the Queen’s Birthday but Your Majesty, if you do not mind me saying, you are not someone who is easy to buy gifts for. But I think we have the perfect present,’ referring to the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust charity of which he was appointed president last week.

The concert was broadcast live on BBC One and BBC Radio 2, beginning at 8pm and running until 9.30pm. Earlier in the day, honorary gun salutes were staged in Hyde Park, the Tower of London and in Windsor to mark the occasion.

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