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In pictures: The Queen in Swansea

The Queen during her visit to Swansea

The Queen visited Swansea with the Duke of Edinburgh on Friday

The Queen meets children with disabilities

The royal couple were greeted at the station by dozens of children with disabilities, one of whom handed her a daffodil bouquet.

The Queen and Prince Phillip

The royal party are also attending a reception and lunch as guests of West Glamorgan County Council in The Guildhall.

The Queen at the LC2 Sports Centre

The Queen opened the original LC Sports Centre in 1977. She was given a tour of its state-of-art equipment.

The Royal Party view the surf wave machine

The Royal party viewed the centre's surf wave machine, which helps surfers to train, and met the architects who designed the building.

The Queen

After unveiling a plaque to mark the reopening of the centre, the Queen went on a walkabout.

The Queen meets Royal Welsh Regiment goat mascot

The Queen meets Shenkin, the goat mascot of the Royal Welsh Regiment and his handler outside Swansea Guildhall

Lord Mayor of Swansea Susan Waller and HM Queen Elizabeth

The Queen is led into The Guildhall for lunch by the Lord Mayor of Swansea Susan Waller

Place settings for lunch

Fit for a Queen - place settings for the royal party before the Guildhall lunch

Crowds outside Swansea Guildhall

The Queen received a warm Welsh welcome during her Swansea visit

Bethan the Corgi at St Thomas Community Primary School in Swansea,

Waiting patiently - Bethan the Corgi before the Queen's arrival at St Thomas Community Primary School in Swansea





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