Meghan Markle stuns at Queen’s Birthday Party as William appears WITHOUT pregnant Kate

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Meghan Markle stuns at Queen’s Birthday Party as William appears WITHOUT pregnant Kate

Meghan Markle is helping the Queen celebrate turning 92 tonight as the bride-to-be attended the monarch’s birthday extravaganza at the Royal Albert Hall. However pregnant Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, was nowhere to be seen in the audience.

Queen Elizabeth II turned 92 today and a whole host of stars, including Tom Jones and Kylie Minogue, took to the stage to help the monarch celebrate.

The Queen put out all the stops for her 92nd birthday and looked regal in a dazzling gold dress.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were the first to arrive at the Royal Albert Hall for the Queen’s Birthday Party hosted by the BBC to mark the grand occasion.

Bride-to-be Meghan stunned in a chic £1,148 navy Stella McCartney cape dress and matching towering heels.

Members of the royal family greet the Queen as she takes her seat in the royal box Photo (C) GETTY
Members of the royal family greet the Queen as she takes her seat in the royal box Photo (C) GETTY

The couple, who will marry in May, have had a busy day of royal engagements as today they were in central London to meet Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy.
Prince William was also pictured arriving at the celebrations with Harry and Meghan, and noticeably without his pregnant wife Kate, who is due to give birth to their third royal baby imminently.

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla also enjoyed the concert, which featured Welsh crooner Tom Jones performing his hit ‘It’s not Unusual’.

Prince William appeared without his pregnant wife Kate Middleton Photo (C) PA
Prince William appeared without his pregnant wife Kate Middleton Photo (C) PA

The Queen was also joined by the Earl and Countess of Wessex and their daughter Lady Louise Windsor.

The couple, who will marry in May, have had a busy day of royal engagements as today they were in central London to meet Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy.
Prince William was also pictured arriving at the celebrations with Harry and Meghan, and noticeably without his pregnant wife Kate, who is due to give birth to their third royal baby imminently.

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla also enjoyed the concert, which featured Welsh crooner Tom Jones performing his hit ‘It’s not Unusual’.

Meghan and Harry in the royal box at the Royal Albert Hall Photo (C) PA
Meghan and Harry in the royal box at the Royal Albert Hall Photo (C) PA

The Queen was also joined by the Earl and Countess of Wessex and their daughter Lady Louise Windsor.

But I think we have the perfect present,” which referred to the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust charity, which he was appointed president of the youth forum last week.

He added: “As we celebrate your 92nd birthday this evening and in recognition of your incredible life of service, I am delighted to say that the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust has now been launched to support young leaders around the Commonwealth.
“This organisation, in your name, will provide a platform for those working to make a difference in their communities across 53 countries. Happy Birthday Your Majesty.”

The Queen waves to the crowds at her Birthday Party Photo (C) PA
The Queen waves to the crowds at her Birthday Party Photo (C) PA

The Queen’s eldest son and future King, Prince Charles, was also on stage alongside his mother to ask the crowds to give a three raptrous rounds of applause for the Queen as he exclaimed: “Hip, hip, hooray!”.

The birthday celebrations took place after a busy week for the Royal Family and the Queen in which she hosted the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in London on Friday.

And the concert is reflecting this, with performances by artists from across the Commonwealth.

Music from each decade of the Queen’s reign was also worked into the programme.

Viewers enjoyed performances by a whole array of singers including Sir Tom Jones, Kylie Minogue, Craig David, Anne-Marie, Shawn Mendes, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, as well as a performance by Sting and Shaggy

Meghan Markle attends Queen's birthday bash Photo(C) GETTY, PA
Meghan Markle attends Queen’s birthday bash Photo(C) GETTY, PA

Britain marked the longest-reigning monarch’s birthday with gun salutes in central London at midday today, a 41 gun salute in Hyde Park, a 21 gun salute in Windsor Great Park and a 62 gun salute at the Tower of London.

The Queen celebrates two birthdays each year, her actual birthday on April 21 and her official birthday usually on the second Saturday in June.

Source: EXPRESS CO UK

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