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THE Queen will be celebrating her birthday during a public event this year.

The monarch’s 93rd birthday coincides with Easter Sunday. On April 21, she will join her family for services at Windsor Castle. Normally she spends her birthday privately.

Queen Elizabeth celebrates her birthday twice a year both privately and publicly.

The public event known as Trooping the Colour takes place during summer.

The spectacle features more than 1400 soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians.

This Easter her birthday will also be marked with a 41-gun salute in Hyde Park, a 21-gun salute in Windsor Great Park and a 62-gun salute in the Tower of London.

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Queen Elizabeth’s birthday will be public this Easter - Royal Family latest | Royal | News

The Queen will be celebrating her birthday during a public event this year (Image: GETTY)

Queen Elizabeth’s birthday will be public this Easter - Royal Family latest | Royal | News

In 2006, her majesty celebrated her 80th birthday meeting well-wishers outside Windsor Castle (Image: GETTY)

In 2006, her majesty celebrated her 80th birthday meeting well-wishers outside Windsor Castle.

The tradition of a double celebration started more than 250 years ago by King George II in 1748.

The month will be full of even more celebrations as Prince Louis has his first birthday on April 23.

The date is already a patriotic one for many English people as it marks St George’s Day.

Queen Elizabeth’s birthday will be public this Easter - Royal Family latest | Royal | News

Queen Elizabeth celebrates her birthday twice a year both privately and publicly (Image: GETTY)

Meghan Markle is also approaching her due date towards the end of the month meaning baby Sussex could share a birthday with a member of the Royal Family.

However, if they arrive in May, he or she could share a birthday with Princess Charlotte.

Prince William and Kate will also celebrate their wedding anniversary on April 29.

At the time, William will be travelling to New Zealand to pay tribute to victims of the Christchurch massacre.

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