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Day Two and the Diamond Jubilee River Pageant kicks off on the River Thames in London.
The royal family were out in full force aboard the gleaming, glamorous boat Spirit of Chartwell.
Fireworks on Tower Bridge, London, mark the end of the Diamond Jubilee river pageant.
Queen Elizabeth II and Duchess of Cornwall lapped up the rapturous applause of their loving supporters.
'Give us a wave!' The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge give the royal wave to their legions of supports from the Spirit of Chartwell.
It was smiles all round as the Queen greeted the Chelsea pensioners along the bank before boarding The Spirit of Chartwell. Her Majesty dazzles in a stunning silver and white Angela Kelly gown for the Thames Pageant.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall also greeted the pensioners before boarding the boat. Prince Charles looks very proud of his mother today!
The Duchess of Cambridge dazzled in a £1,195 frock from Alexander McQueen's Autumn 2011 collection as she arrived at the royal barge. The dress was designed by Sarah Burton, who also designed Kate Middleton's iconic wedding dress.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duchess of Cornwall were in great spirits aboard join the Queen on the Spirit of Chartwell... What do you think they're laughing at?
Queen Elizabeth II smiles on the royal barge The Spirit of Chartwell during the Diamond Jubilee Thames River Pageant. How adorable!
Prince William meanwhile looks dashing as ever in his military uniform.
Queen Elizabeth II has always been well turned out throughout her reign and today is no different.
Royal reveller Anne Higgins, a teacher from Wimbledon, wore a pink crown as a tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The 22-year-old had a Union Jack painted on her face as she waits for the Queen on the South Bank.
Linda McCaw from Cheshire, used the rain as an excuse to get out her Union Jack umbrella... Love it!
It is the biggest spectacle of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations – the flotilla. It is one of the largest tributes to a monarch ever seen on these shores.
The Queen may have been monarch for sixty years, but even Her Majesty will have been taken aback by the sheer volume of supporters along the Thames...!
It's smiles all round at the River Pageant... even the weather hasn't dampened the crowd's spirits!
The boats lined up as a growing sense of anticipation picked up throughout the crowds.
Two patriotic members of the public wrapped up warm in a Union Jack await the start of the Diamond Jubilee river pageant near Tower Bridge.
Among the crowd is Lesley Goodacre from Donnington, Lincolnshire. She was helped by her 82-year-old mother Dot to create her Diamond Jubilee-inspired activity a union flag-design dress and pair of shoes, straw hat and red pashmina. 'We came to celebrate the Queen's silver and golden jubilee,' said the 57-year-old to the Press Association. 'She has done a magnificent job and shown great composure throughout her reign.'
In what is the greatest spectacle in the nation's capital for over 350 years, each boat will complete a seven-mile route to Tower Bridge.
Some spectators made sure they arrived super early to get good seats!
Hundreds of thousands of people have gathered to pay tribute to Her Majesty, who is just the second monarch to have completed their 60th year. The only other monarch to reach their Diamond Jubilee was Queen Victoria.
We LOVE these Union Jack coats... Where can we buy one?!
Although these Union Jack Wellington boots certainly give the coats a run for their money!
Rowing boats grew in numbers by Hammersmith Bridge. Those manning the boats made a special salute to Her Majesty Elizabeth II.
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall attended the 'Big Jubilee Lunch' in Piccadilly, London ahead of the pageant. Prince Charles and Camilla even showed off their vocal skills as they passionately sang along to the national anthem!