Published: Sun, June 10, 2018
Worldwide | By Lisa Hogan

Harry and Meghan turn out for event for Queen's 92nd Birthday

Harry and Meghan turn out for event for Queen's 92nd Birthday

But it wasn't just her children that she was proud of, but he ex-husband Prince Andrew too, who was taking part for the first time as Colonel in Chief of the Grenadier Guards.

The monarch is technically the head of Britain's armed forces and would traditionally lead an army into war.

Savannah Phillips chats with Prince George.

While 92-year-old Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her actual birthday on April 21, the Trooping of the Colour ceremony takes place on any Saturday of June.

British Sikh Guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall, 22, told the Press Association news agency that he hoped people watching would "look at it as a new change in history". "There's going to be a lot of eyes and I am going to have an influence on other people".

The Queen, who has refused to retire despite her advancing years, has upped her workload even further this year, doing 25 per cent more engagements and appearances than for the same period last year, according to royal observers Write Royalty.

From Prince George's naughty expressions to the heart-warming wave Princess Charlotte bestows upon the onlookers, the little munchkins have become a source of happiness to many.

The prince arrived with the Queen by auto to the wedding of Harry and Meghan, now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, waving to the crowds at Windsor Castle.

He has also been spotted carriage driving - a sport he took up in the 1970s after stopping playing polo. A 41-gun salute will also be fired in nearby Green Park to mark the occasion.

For the prestigious ceremony - which marks Queen Elizabeth II's 92nd birthday - was the flawless opportunity for the former actress to demonstrate her sartorial prowess and she didn't disappoint.

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