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**ALL ROUND PICTURES FROM SOLARPIX.COM**.**WORLDWIDE SYNDICATION RIGHTS**.The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, will attend the Royal Maundy Service at Manchester Cathedral on Thursday 5th April, 2007..During the service, The Queen will distribute Maundy Money to 81 men and 81 women - one for each of  The Queen's 81 years. Each recipient receives two purses. A red purse containing a £5 coin celebrating the Diamond Wedding Anniversary of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh and a 50p coin marking the centenary of the Scouting movement. In the white purse each recipient receives 81p in Maundy coins. All the coins are newly minted this year. .The recipients are all retired pensioners recommended by clergy and ministers of all denominations, in recognition of service to the Church and to the community..This year there will be 11 nonagenarians and the oldest recipient will be 100..Following the service, Her Majesty and His Royal Highness will walk to  a reception at Chetham's School of Music followed by lunch in the Town Hall..JOB REF:    3662      RSR        DATE: 05.04.07.**MUST CREDIT SOLARPIX.COM OR DOUBLE FEE WILL BE CHARGED* *UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THIS IMAGE TO BE REPRODUCED FOR ANY ONLINE EDITION WITHOUT PRIOR PERMISSION*