Brits raise a glass to the Queen as they celebrate Platinum Jubilee and streets turn red white and blue

BRITS are raising a glass to the Queen today at patriotic parties to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee.

Streets across the country have turned red, white and blue in honour of Her Majesty's 70 years on the throne.

The scorching mini-heatwave has provided the perfect conditions for fun in the sun after the Service of Thanksgiving this morning.

Armed with live music, cups of tea, and life-size cut outs of the Queen, the nation is rocking for the historic occasion.

Millions of excited Liz fans have put painstaking work in to make it a day to remember, setting up extra long tables so there's room for everyone.

One royal fan couldn't resist transforming himself into Her Majesty to spice up his street party – completing the look with a Corgi in his handbag.


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The enthusiastic bloke donned a regal purple dress and coat, a curly wig, and even threw on a pair of black heels in London.

The Brit even strutted down the road giving a royal wave before cutting a celebratory cake for homeowners to share.

In the picturesque village of Toft, near Cambridge, around 250 tucked into a lavish tea party while basking in the sunshine.

Residents shut down the street for the day to enjoy an afternoon of festivities, while scarecrows sporting the Monarch's face lined the gardens.

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Locals in Chelmsford, Essex, followed suit and had an impressive red, white and blue balloon arch decorating their table.

Clinking glasses of prosecco while wearing crowns, residents in Bournemouth, Dorset, also come together for the Jubilee.

The army of supporters proudly posed with a Union Jack under countless rows of bunting overhead.

And Paul Woolf and Trixie Humphrey took their street by storm with their patriotic get-ups.

The pair raised a toast at a shindig in Southsea, Hampshire this afternoon.

Hundreds of people flocked to the seaside town of Swanage for a mega Jubilee jamboree too.

Thousands of Brits are expected to carry on the celebrations into the early hours – and pursue the party in the clubs.

A staggering 100 million pints are expected to be knocked back over the next four days – a major boost to the hospitality sector.

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And pubs and clubs are staying open until 1am for the special long weekend.

A huge range of events took place on Thursday to kick off the big weekend.

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