See pictures of the Queen, Kate Middleton and Prince William during the 2012 Diamond Jubilee pageant
The Queen chose a white coat embellished with jewels for her Diamond Jubilee 2012 celebrations and teamed her outfit with a matching hat.
Wearing a tilted fan-shape hat, the Queen smiled to her onlookers as she boarded the Royal Britannia Barge.
Sharing a quiet word with the Duke of Edinburgh, the Queen looked to be enjoying the start of her Thames pageant celebrations.
The Queen was accompanied by a dapper-looking Prince Charles as they walked the walkway down to the Royal Britannia Barge for the start of the flotilla celebrations.
Greeting the waiting crowds, Kate Middleton the Duchess of Cambridge chose a striking red Alexander McQueen dress for the Jubilee pageant.
Kate Middleton was greeted by her husband the Prince of Cambridge and both rose to the occasion in suitably formal attire to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Sharing a joke, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who were married just a year ago, looked comfortable and at ease as they prepared to join the Royal Britannia Barge.
In true style, the Queen waved to the thousands of onlookers who joined the Jubilee pageant celebrations.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge prepared to board ahead of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee pageant celebrations.
Kate Middleton and Prince William waved to the waiting crowds lining the banks of the River Thames.
Kate Middleton, Prince William and brother Prince Harry shared a joke as they make their way down the River Thames.
As Kate Middleton surveyed the crowds, her brother-in-law Prince Harry watched on.
In all their finery, Prince William and Harry prepared to celebrate their grandmother's momentus year.
Waving to fans who lined up to catch up a glimpse of her, Kate Middleton looked sprightly in a bright red ensemble.
Prince Williams, the Duke of Cambridge, was dressed in his traditional military uniform as he waved to the waiting crowds in London.
Looking out from aboard the boat, Prince Harry waved to onlookers on an approaching bridge on the River Thames.
While the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla, shared a moment with her daughter-in-law, Kate, the Queen chose a quiet moment to survey the thousands of British public who had chosen to come out and support the day.
A sea of small boats was spied setting sail for the Jubilee pageant at Battesea Bridge in London.
Sophie Countess of Wessex and Princess Beatrice waved to the crowds as they moved down river to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee pageant.
The Royal Barge Spirit of Chartweel carried a bevvy of integral people who all played their part in the Jubilee pageant celebrations.
Keeping out the damp weather and cold temperatures, the Queen cosied up in a warm wrap as the rain descended on the River Thames.
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, was accompanied by her mother Carole Middleton and family, including her sister, Pippa.
While the weather remained dry, the Queen was sensible to wrap up warm for the forthcoming rainy conditions as the family moved down the river Thames.
Kate Middleton looked the picture of happiness as she shared a joke with her mother-in-law Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall.
The chic surveyed the scene as they travelled down the River Thames for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee pageant.
A scene to remember, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament were photographed as the Royal Barge made its way down the River Thames.
With St Paul's Cathedral as its backdrop, the army of boats made their way down the River Thames.