Royal engagements: Queen Elizabeth's public appearances before 90th birthday

Ahead of her 90th birthday on 21 April, Queen Elizabeth had a round of engagements at Windsor with Prince Phillip

FP Staff April 21, 2016 13:35:32 IST
Queen Elizabeth II is presented with flowers as she leaves the Queen Elizabeth II delivery office in Windsor on 20 April in Windsor, Britain. The visit marks the 500th Anniversary of the Royal Mail delivery service. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are carrying out engagements in Windsor ahead of the Queen's 90th Birthday on 21 April. Reuters
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Queen Elizabeth II is presented with flowers as she leaves the Queen Elizabeth II delivery office in Windsor on 20 April in Windsor, Britain. The visit marks the 500th Anniversary of the Royal Mail delivery service. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are carrying out engagements in Windsor ahead of the Queen's 90th Birthday on 21 April. Reuters
While the Queen's birthday is on 21 April, the official celebrations will be held between 12-15 May at the Windsor Palace grounds. Reuters
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While the Queen's birthday is on 21 April, the official celebrations will be held between 12-15 May at the Windsor Palace grounds. Reuters
Queen Elizabeth II looks at commemorative postal stamps. Reuters
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Queen Elizabeth II looks at commemorative postal stamps. Reuters
Queen Elizabeth II holding a bouquet of flowers as Captain G Curteis, Deputy Master of Trinity House, introduces her to the Yeoman of the Guard as they tour the rebuilt Trinity House on Tower Hill, 21 October 1953. Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images
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Queen Elizabeth II holding a bouquet of flowers as Captain G Curteis, Deputy Master of Trinity House, introduces her to the Yeoman of the Guard as they tour the rebuilt Trinity House on Tower Hill, 21 October 1953. Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at the Queen Elizabeth II delivery office in Windsor at the 500th Anniversary of the Royal Mail delivery service. Reuters
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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at the Queen Elizabeth II delivery office in Windsor at the 500th Anniversary of the Royal Mail delivery service. Reuters
Queen Elizabeth II meets Britain's longest serving postman Bob Hartley. Reuters
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Queen Elizabeth II meets Britain's longest serving postman Bob Hartley. Reuters
Queen Elizabeth officially opens the new bandstand at Alexandra Gardens in Windsor, west of London, Britain, on 20 April 2016. Reuters
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Queen Elizabeth officially opens the new bandstand at Alexandra Gardens in Windsor, west of London, Britain, on 20 April 2016. Reuters
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip officially open the new bandstand at Alexandra Gardens. Reuters
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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip officially open the new bandstand at Alexandra Gardens. Reuters
Queen Elizabeth officially opens the new bandstand at Alexandra Gardens. Reuters
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Queen Elizabeth officially opens the new bandstand at Alexandra Gardens. Reuters
Informal portrait of Prince Charles and his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, in the grounds of Windsor Castle, April 1969. Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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Informal portrait of Prince Charles and his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, in the grounds of Windsor Castle, April 1969. Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip being welcomed by a Kandyan Chief during their Royal Tour in Kandy, 23 April 1954. Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip being welcomed by a Kandyan Chief during their Royal Tour in Kandy, 23 April 1954. Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images