Queen buys the year's first Mayflower pin

Drottningen med Anna Johnsson och Björn Frykmo  från Adolf Fredriks Musikskola. Foto: Toni Sica / Stella Pictures

The Queen with Anna Johnsson and Björn Frykmo of Adolf Fredriks Musikskola. Photo: Toni Sica / Stella Pictures

On Monday 20 April it was time for The Queen to buy the year's first Mayflower pin, according to tradition.

Majblomman (Mayflower) is Sweden's largest children's charity. The organisation works to improve the lives of children, and to tackle child poverty in Sweden.