Buckingham Palace was busting at the seams as thousands gathered to mark the 40th anniversary of Britain’s top youth charity The Prince’s Trust.
Founder Prince Charles, 67, was praised by celebs as he was presented with a bronze of him sculpted by artist Lady Frances Petchey.
Among the famous faces were singers Pixie Lott and Paul Young, presenter Fearne Cotton, former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore and actresses Dame Joan Collins and Gemma Arterton, who gave the Prince a portrait made out of images of people helped by the Trust.
Pixie Lott and Fearne Cotton
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In 40 years the trust has reached more than 825,000 young people. Singer Paloma Faith, said in the lead up to the party: “The trust stepped in when I was 17 and gave me a chance when I needed it most.”
Joan Collins and Gemma Arterton
The Prince of Wales meets sculptor Lady Petchy