Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to attend awards ceremony at Royal Academy of Arts

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will be the special guests when they attend an awards ceremony at the Royal Academy of Arts.

The monarch, patron of the Royal Academy, will present awards to five individuals who have made a national contribution to the visual arts or architecture.

The Queen will also be presented with a small bronze replica sculpture of one of the oak trees in Windsor Great Park to commemorate her contribution to the arts in the year of her 90th birthday.

During the reception, the royal couple will meet Royal Academicians, artists and supporters, as well as representatives from the Royal Academies of Dance, Dramatic Art and Music.