We all know Trooping The Colour — the queen's official birthday — is the time for pomp and pageantry, for Prince George and Princess Charlotte balcony appearances, and for Kate Middleton to showcase her latest Jane Taylor cocktail hat. But the queen's actual birthday on April 21 is usually a more low-key affair. Low key, yes, but thanks to a very quirky combination of royal duties, she has also had her fair share of weird and wonderful birthday treats — including six thousand singing children, traditional feasting in a remote Korean village, making a solemn vow in the depths of South Africa, and more.
Just How Does the Queen Celebrate Her Birthday?
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