In pictures: Platinum Jubilee pageanton June 5, 2022 at 3:26 pm

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A huge parade is taking place, featuring thousands of volunteers, on the last day of celebrations.

A huge pageant is taking place in central London, on the final day of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

More than 10,000 people – including the military, performers and key workers – are taking part, while politicians and members of the Royal Family are watching from stands outside Buckingham Palace.

Prince Charles, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Prince William attend the Platinum Jubilee Pageant

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Louis of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge wait ahead of the Platinum Pageant

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Mike Tindall, Victoria Starmer, Mia Tindall, (front row) Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince Louis of Cambridge

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (L) and Prince Louis of Cambridge (R)

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The pageant started with a military parade,

Members of military take part in a parade during the Platinum Jubilee Pageant

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There was a starring role for the Gold State Coach, which the Queen rode in for her coronation, and in processions for previous jubilees. This time, she appeared as a hologram on screens in the windows.

The golden State Carriage with a video projection of the Queen in the window, during the Platinum Pageant

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A close up of footage of the Queen at her coronation on the golden coach

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The next part of the pageant is called The Time Of Our Lives, a through-the-ages celebration exploring seven decades of music, fashion, technology, trends, and culture from 1952 to 2022.

Cyclists parade during the Platinum Pageant in London

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Then came a section celebrating the 1950s, and the first of some unexpected celebrity appearances. Katherine Jenkins, Chris Eubank and Sir Cliff Richard stood together on top of the 1950s bus.

Singer Katherine Jenkins, Chris Eubank and Sir Cliff Richard

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The 1960s were represented, in part, by Anthea Turner and Basil Brush.

Anthea Turner and puppet Basil Brush

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On the 1990s bus were model Erin O’Connor, model Kate Moss, make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury, actress Patsy Kensit and models Rosemary Ferguson and Naomi Campbell.

Erin O'Connor, Kate Moss, Charlotte Tilbury and Naomi Campbell ride a bus along the mall during the Platinum Pageant

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Kate Moss and Patsy Kensit on a 1990s bus in a parade during the Platinum Jubilee Pageant

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On the 2000s bus were Chris McCausland, Sir Mo Farah, Sally Gunnell, Dame Kelly Holmes and Gok Wan – and a photograph of singer Amy Winehouse was on the side of the bus.

Chris McCausland, Sir Mo Farah, Sally Gunnell, Dame Kelly Holmes and Gok Wan during the Platinum Jubilee Pageant

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There was a bus with children’s TV characters from across the decades, featuring the Teletubbies, Peter Rabbit and characters from Peppa Pig.

Teletubbies, Peter Rabbit, Paddington Bear and Daddy Pig from Peppa Pig

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At one point, Prince Louis sat on the lap of his grandfather, Prince Charles.

Prince Charles and his grandson, Prince Louis

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