Kate Middleton has celebrated her first Christmas as a royal family member.

The Duchess of Cambridge joined the rest of the royal family members at the traditional Christmas morning church service at Sandringham, Norfolk.

She arrived at St Mary Magdalene Church accompanied by Prince William, Prince Harry, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.

At the same time, the Duke of Edinburgh, who is recovering at a Cambridgeshire hospital after an emergency heart surgery, was missing from the event.

The other royals who joined the service included Princess Beatrice, Prince Andrew and Princess Eugenie.

Here are some moments from the royal family's Christmas get-together: