Today The Queen visited Cambridge on a day of engagements including to visit The National Institute of Agricultural Botany, The Royal Papworth Hospital and Queens’ College, Cambridge.
In the morning The Queen helped The NIAB to celebrate its 100th anniversary.
NIAB is one of Britain’s oldest, and fastest growing, crop science research centres.
Her Majesty learned about the work The NIAB does, saw visitor books which had been signed by King George V and Queen Mary, and The Duke of Cambridge.
In the afternoon, Her Majesty visited The Royal Papworth Hospital where she was joined by The Duchess of Gloucester, who is Patron of the hospital.
Her Majesty met transplant patients, consultants and visited the new hospital which has been built and will include 300 new beds for patients.
At Queens’ College Cambridge The Queen met staff and graduates, as Patroness of the college.