A right Royal day

Leon Guttride, five, from Amble, and Lexie Straker, six, also from Amble, were crowned Prince and Princess at the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations in Sanderson Arcade, Morpeth. They are pictured with Cinderella, Mary Poppins and the Arcade Beadles.
Leon Guttride, five, from Amble, and Lexie Straker, six, also from Amble, were crowned Prince and Princess at the Queen's 90th birthday celebrations in Sanderson Arcade, Morpeth. They are pictured with Cinderella, Mary Poppins and the Arcade Beadles.

Young and old joined the celebrations for the Queen’s 90th birthday.

A host of young kings and queens turned out at Sanderson Arcade, Morpeth, to mark the occasion with a Royal tea party.

Pupils at All Saints School, Morpeth, with the card they sent to the Queen for her 90th birthday.

Pupils at All Saints School, Morpeth, with the card they sent to the Queen for her 90th birthday.

Children who made crowns and tiaras were judged and Leon Guttride, five, from Amble, and Lexie Straker, six, also from Amble, were crowned Prince and Princess for the day.

Morpeth All Saints C of E Aided First School had a day of celebrations.

Children and parents created model birthday cakes, water paintings of the Queen, crowns and junk models of the palace and they even practised playing the National Anthem on the glockenspiel, before a picnic on the field.

Each child was given a specially-created birthday card and they sent a huge version to the Queen.

Residents enjoy the Widdrington Station and Stobswood Parish Council Queen's 90th birthday tea.

Residents enjoy the Widdrington Station and Stobswood Parish Council Queen's 90th birthday tea.

Widdrington Station and Stobswood Parish Council planted an oak tree to mark the landmark birthday.

A tea party in the community centre followed, with all the food donated by the residents.

The entertainment was provided by Northumberland Scottish Pipes and Drums.

The oak tree, planted by Widdrington Station and Stobswood Parish Council to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday, decked out in Union flags.

The oak tree, planted by Widdrington Station and Stobswood Parish Council to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday, decked out in Union flags.