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Friday, 4 August, 2000, 15:31 GMT 16:31 UK
In pictures: A Royal celebration
Tens of thousands of well-wishers decked in red, white and blue gathered outside Buckingham Palace to celebrate the Queen Mother's 100th birthday on Friday.


The Queen Mother makes her way to Buckingham Palace with her grandson, Prince Charles

 Princess Margaret, the Queen Mother and Queen Elizabeth the Second
The Queen Mother is joined by her daughters, Princess Margaret and Queen Elizabeth the Second

The Mall in London
A sea of goodwill: Tens of thousands line The Mall to mark the birthday celebrations

Essex town criers Steve Clow and Peter Baker
Town criers Steve Clow and Peter Baker ring a birthday greeting for the Queen Mother

Royal fan Jenny Clifton
Flags and flowers: Jenny Clifton, of Folkestone, wears a home-made hat

A hearty breakfast for patient Royal fans
Fans enjoy breakfast after a night camped outside Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace
Press photographers sent pictures of the celebrations around the world

US-based fans of Royalty
Royal fans Connie Nisinger and Phyliss Barnes travelled from the US for the celebrations





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04 Aug 00 | Talking Point
Queen Mother: Your birthday tributes
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