Thousands in London for Trooping the Colour spectacle

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Chris Jackson/Getty ImagesIT'S HER PARTYThe Queen's actual birthday was April 21. The event was attended by other senior royals including the Queen, Prince Charles and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The parade is held to mark the official birthday of the Sovereign.

While they appeared at a private Buckingham Palace garden party three days after they Wednesday, Saturday afternoon's outing was the first time the former actress has been on full show as a royal.

Appearing in his first such ceremony, Punjab-born Lall told the Press Association: "I hope that people watching, that they will just acknowledge it and that they will look at it as a new change in history".

"I hope that more people like me, not just Sikhs but from other religions and different backgrounds, that they will be encouraged to join the Army".

Next week, Meghan Markle will be going it solo without Prince Harry for a royal appearance alongside Queen Elizabeth.

Hundreds of British soldiers are taking part in the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in London marking Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday celebration in front of thousands of spectators.

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Meghan is wearing a Carolina Herrera dress, a Philip Treacy hat, and Birks rings.

Prince Philip, the Queen's husband, did not attend the event, having retired from public life a year ago.

Our eyes are peeled every year for the Duchess of Cambridge's outfit at Trooping the Colour - and now Duchess Meghan's, too - but as usual, the adorable young royals are up there on our best-dressed list once again!

While Meghan has blossomed into the epitome of royal sophistication already, Prince Harry in his black uniform looked like a knight in shining armour.

Field Marshal Lord Guthrie is being treated by medical staff after falling from his horse during the parade.

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