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In Pictures: Crowds gather to see Queen attend last church service of 2018

Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, Lady Louise and Prince Edward were also in attendance at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk.

Queen Elizabeth II leaves after attending a church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham (Joe Giddens/PA)
Queen Elizabeth II leaves after attending a church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham (Joe Giddens/PA)

The Queen has attended a church service at Sandringham before new year celebrations begin around the world.

Although Prince Philip was not present, she was joined by Prince Edward and other members of the royal family at St Mary Magdalene Church.

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Members of the public arrive at the church (Joe Giddens/PA)
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Even dogs out for a walk found themselves in the queue among the crowds (Joe Giddens/PA)
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The line snaked around the Norfolk church (Joe Giddens/PA)
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Prince Philip did not join the Queen for the service this Sunday (Joe Giddens/PA)
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Vice Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, Lady Louise and Prince Edward did however accompany her (Joe Giddens/PA)
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She wore a magenta coat with matching hat for the last visit to church of the year (Joe Giddens/PA)

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