The Queen buys the year's first Mayflower pin

The Queen with Adam Sundell and Alice Nilsson from Malteholm School. Photo: Toni Sica/Stella Pictures

On Wednesday 13 April, The Queen bought the year's first Mayflower pin, as is traditional.
This year, Alice Nilsson and Adam Sundell from Malteholm School had the honour of selling the first Mayflower pin to The Queen.
 
The Mayflower Charity Foundation for Children is Sweden's biggest children's charity. The organisation works to improve the lives of children, and to tackle child poverty in Sweden. The Queen is Majblomman's highest patron, and buys the first Mayflower pin every year.
 
Find out more about the Mayflower Charity Foundation for Childrenexternal link, opens in new window here.