In pictures: Platinum Jubilee street parties and celebrations

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William and Kate's children have been hard at work baking cakes for a party in Cardiff

Street parties and celebrations have been taking place across the country, as thousands of people turn out to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

The monarch's 70-year reign is being marked with four days of celebrations over the extended bank holiday weekend.

Here is a selection of images, as communities gather together to enjoy the occasion.

Some people in Cardiff had a chance to enjoy a cake baked by a royal - Prince George, Prince Louis and Princess Charlotte rolled their sleeves up to produce a batch of fairy cakes.

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Sunday's rainy weather did not dampen the mood of these seafront partygoers in Morecambe, Lancashire.
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One of the youngest partygoers was in Morecambe - the appropriately dressed Sophia.
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Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie joined in the fun and games at the Jubilee Big Lunch event organised by Westminster Council...
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...while the Countess of Wessex chatted to some children at the lunch party in Windsor.
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The Windsor party is taking place on the Long Walk, leading up to the castle.
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Lilly the corgi was one of the canine guests at the Royal Pooch Party in Manchester.
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Union flag outfits were the order of the day at this party in Reading.
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Laura McKnight holds a cardboard cut-out of Queen Elizabeth II as her sons Noah (5) and Louis (2) play mini golf at a picnic in Newry.
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There were plenty of people - and balloons - at this street party in Cookham, Berkshire.
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Chelsea Pensioners found themselves the focus of attention at a party near their home in west London.
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Hundreds of people turned out for the party in Swanage, with tables stretching far along the streets.
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Locals also gathered to mark the occasion in Kelvindale, Glasgow.
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Meanwhile, in Trafford, Greater Manchester, one family had fun with fancy dress masks.
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In Leicester, residents welcomed Morris dancers for some traditional entertainment.
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In Belfast, people had fun dressing up in royal-themed costumes.

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