The Queen's 90th birthday is fast approaching (April 21), and with just under half (45%) of Brits preparing to celebrate on the day, a new study from Eventbrite suggests that the public would most like to see Adele headline a special performance for Her Royal Highness.



Taking a fifth (21%) of all votes from the 2,000 people polled, Adele came ahead of Elton John who took 16% and Sir Paul McCartney who took 13% of the votes respectively.

Queen (12%), Katherine Jenkins (11%) and the Spice Girls (4%) were all also noted as potential stars for the celebration.

Whilst 3% would throw the party at Prince William and Prince Harry's favourite night club Mahiki, more (28%) would rather see it take place at Buckingham Palace. Windsor Castle (16%) and Hampton Court Palace (14%) were both also named as suitable venues.

For those who may ever be so lucky to get to ask the Queen a question however, it would seem the one most would like to find out is who her favourite Prime Minister has been (16%). 10% would also like to find out if she wants to remain in the EU, whilst 9% would be bold enough to ask for a selfie.

The public would also like to see Helen Mirren (16%) invited as a guest, champagne served (38%) and afternoon tea with scones, cakes and sandwiches (37%).

Marketing Director for Eventbrite, UK and Ireland, Marino Fresch comments: "With Adele headlining, Helen Mirren working the room and champagne flowing, our study shows Brits have some fantastic ideas for how to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday. However, with nightclubs and shots also popular, the Queen may have had a very different birthday party if the public were in charge.

"As the UK's longest reigning monarch, Brits seem intent on making sure the Queen has a party to remember as she turns 90. Our study shows that half of Brits will be marking the occasion, with over one third of people planning to get together for a special event with friends and family."

Indeed, the average Brit expects to spend £42.96 on celebrations with men likely to spend £20 more than women (£52.47 compared to £33.74). Across the UK the general public is expected to spend over a billion pounds celebrating, with Brighton (52.2%) the most likely to celebrate, followed by Plymouth (51.7%), Belfast (51.1%), London (50.5%) and Sheffield (50%).

Eventbrite commissioned digital artist Harvey Symons to bring to life what the Queen's birthday would look like as organised by the public - the result of which you can see below.

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