More than a week after the Jubilee - Hitchin piper Andrew Weymouth can hardly believe he played at the lighting of the Jubilee beacon on the Bowes-Lyon estate at St Paul's Walden Bury.

The monarchist clearly remembers celebrating the Queen's coronation with gusto as a small boy in Northern Rhodesia - now Zambia.

He said: "I was five years old and the memory of all the bunting, parades and flags is with me still."

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