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These workers had the best view #queenvisitsNE
Crowds starting to line Grey Street in anticipation of the Queen's visit
Queue for Cheryl Cole already down to WH Smith on Northumberland Street! #cherylcole
People queued overnight for wristbands to meet her at HMV +one fan even brought Chezza's favourite sweets! #cherylcole
And still they come... Can't believe how many people are arriving for X Factor Newcastle at the arena! #xfactor
X Factor queues Newcastle #xfactor
Richard Jackson hands over the #olympictorch for its next sage of its journey.
Richard jackson starts his abseil down The Sage Gateshead witj the #olympictorch
The #olympictorch arrives at The Sage Gateshead.
Children get excited as they wait for the abseil down The Sage Gateshead at 7am.
The official car arrives outside The Sage Gateshead carrying the #Olympictorch.
Hundreds arrive to watch Richard Jackson abseil down The Sage Gateshead with the #Olympictorch.
Rain doesn't dampen spirits at #Olympictorch celebrations at The Sage Gateshead.
Crowds arrive to watch #Olympictorch celebrations on Gateshead Quayside.
#Olympictorch bearer Richard Jackson prepares for his abseil down The Sage Gateshead at 7am.
South Shields Cheerleading club put on a street display to welcome #olympictorch to Newcastle Quayside
Crowds dashed from Newcastle Quayside to Gateshead to enjoy live Olympic entertainment
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