The first garden party of the season is underway at Buckingham Palace marking the start of the Summer Social Season. Her Majesty was joined by the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Anne, the Earl of Wessex and Princess Beatrice.
Each year, The Queen hosts three parties at Buckingham Palace and one at Holyroodhouse in Scotland as a way to thank public service. In total, the parties will host over 30,000 people.
The party held today at Buckingham Palace has around 8,000 guests that the members of the Royal Family will mingle with and meet.
The Queen opted for light pink ensemble, while the Duchess of Cambridge stunned in icy blue and Princess Beatrice in navy blue.
At just this Garden Party alone, approximately 20,000 slices of cake, 20,000 sandwiches and 27,000 cups of tea were served.