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Last Updated: Tuesday, 3 June, 2003, 06:36 GMT 07:36 UK
In pictures: Anniversary service
Westminster Abbey was carefully prepared for the Queen's arrival
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Westminster Abbey was carefully prepared for the Queen's arrival
The Queen arriving at Westminster Abbey
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The Queen was escorted into Westminster Abbey
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Prince Harry was unable to attend the service because he was sitting his A-levels at Eton
Prince William arrives at Westminster Abbey
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Prince William joined members of the Royal Family for the service to mark his grandmother's reign
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Baroness Thatcher and her husband Sir Denis were among the invited guests
Camilla Parker Bowles was among 1,000 guests at the ceremony
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Prince Charles' partner Camilla Parker Bowles attended the service
Sir Edmund Hillary
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Sir Edmund Hillary celebrated his own 50-year milestone last week - the ascent of Everest
The Queen and a nine-year-old girl
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A nine-year-old chats to the Queen after giving her flowers on The Mall, London
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The Queen meets youngsters at the tea party in Buckingham Palace
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A young girl enjoys the swings in the grounds of Buckingham Palace
The Queen laughing
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The Queen smiles after being entertained by a magician
The Queen chatting to children
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The Queen later chatted with children who attended a coronation party in the grounds of Buckingham Palace
Children playing
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Children at the party enjoyed a range of rides and sideshows


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