The clap for Queen Elizabeth the secondwho died Thursday aged 96 is set to take place tonight from 7pm with more encouraged to join.
The idea of ”letting everyone know we loved our Queen” dates back to the Clap for Carers, which has proved a popular way of showing gratitude to those on the NHS frontline during the Covid pandemic.
Currently, more than 114,000 people have expressed an interest in membership Clap for the Queenwith more than 42,000 saying they will attend.
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The event is called “Clap for our Queen Elizabeth at your front door or where you may be” on Facebook.
Since the Queen’s death on Thursday, thousands have traveled to Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Balmoral to pay their respects to the country’s longest-reigning monarch.
Subsequent to Announcement of the Queen’s deathKing Charles said: “The death of my beloved mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of great sadness for me and all members of my family.
“We deeply mourn the passing of a cherished sovereign and a beloved mother.
“I know her loss will be felt deeply across the country, in the rich and in the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.
“During this time of sorrow and change, my family and I are comforted and strengthened by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection that the Queen extended so widely.”
The new King approved a bank holiday for the Queen’s funeral as part of National Day of Mourning.
Her Majesty’s funeral is due to take place on Monday September 19 and will be confirmed by Buckingham Palace.
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/21323852.clap-queen-tonight-call-take-part-following-queens-death/?ref=rss Clap for the Queen tonight: Call for participation after Queen’s death