Queen Elizabeth II: 18 iconic photos of Her Majesty on visits to Liverpool
The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral on Thursday afternoon. To reflect on the long reign of Her Majesty, we’ve put together an archive of images from past visits to Liverpool.
Britain’s longest serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, passed away aged 96 at Balmoral on Thursday afternoon.
She was surrounded by her children and grand-children in Scotland after concerns grew about her health over the course of the day.
Following the Queen’s death, her eldest son will lead the country as King Charles III.
To reflect on the long reign of Her Majesty, LiverpoolWorld have put together18 pictures of The Queen during past visits to Liverpool - and there were many.
In 2016, The Queen visited the city to attend the International Festival for Business and officially open the new building for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital.
She was welcomed to the city by a crowd waving Union Jack flags at Lime Street Station and hundreds more at Liverpool Town Hall.
In 2012, The Queen did a tour of England to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee. On her visit to Liverpool in May, crowds gathered at the Royal Albert Dock to show their support.
She even took a trip on the ‘Yellow Duckmarine’ - a converted WWII amphibious landing craft used as a sightseeing tour bus.
The Queen also visited the city in 2011, 2004, 2002 and 1999, when she met Yoko Ono en route to the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton, attended the Royal Maundy Service at Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral, met Sir Paul McCartney to open Liverpool John Lennon Airport and met the cast of Brookside at Liverpool Central Library.