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10th June 2021, 20:33

Queen's Birthday Parade makes a return to Casemates Square

The Queen's Birthday Parade made a return to Casemates Square Thursday evening after being cancelled last year because of the pandemic.

The celebrations mark the Queen's official birthday which is always in June, although she turned 95 on the 21st April.

The Royal Gibraltar Regiment, the Royal Gibraltar Band and Corps of Drums put on a colourful display.

Dignitaries and officials included the Governor, Sir David Steel, Commander British Forces Commodore Steve Daintonand Chief Minister Fabian Picardo.

The Commissioner of Police Richard Ullger and Mayor Christian Santos also looked on in the evening sunshine. And sharing his birthday with the Queen, although considerably younger at 82-years-old - Sir Joe Bossano.

Celebrations in the UK are on Saturday with a scaled down Trooping the Colour.