What will happen on the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral? Step-by-step plan of the day

That Queen’s State FuneralSet to take place on Monday September 19th, is a meticulously planned event that thousands will attend and even more will line the streets to pay their respects.

The funeral will also be broadcast around the world as the world mourns Britain’s longest-serving monarch.

The funeral service begins at 11 a.m., but preparations begin much earlier.

Here’s a step-by-step plan of what will happen on the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral.

What will happen on the day of Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral?

Lying in the state continues until 6:30 a.m. The queen was “four clear days” lie in the state in Westminster Hall.

The coffin will be carried in a grand military procession from the Palace of Westminster to Westminster Abbey for the state funeral at 11am.

Senior members of the royal family are expected to follow – just as they did at the funerals of Diana, Princess of Wales and the Duke of Edinburgh.

The military will line the streets and also join the procession.

The Argus: Queues in London to see the Queen in state (PA)Queues in London to see the Queen in state (PA)

Heads of state, prime ministers and presidents, European royalty and key public figures are invited to gather at the abbey, which seats a congregation of 2,000.

The service begins at 11 a.m. and will be televised.

A national silence of two minutes follows the Last Post, which sounds at 11:55 am.

Reveille, the national anthem and a dirge played by the Queen’s Piper will conclude the state funeral service at around 12 noon.

What happens after the Queen’s funeral?

After the service, the coffin is taken in a procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch and then to Windsor.

Once in Windsor, the hearse then travels in procession down the Long Walk to St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.

A televised funeral service will follow at 4:00 p.m. at St George’s Chapel.

A private funeral service will be held at 7pm with senior members of the royal family.

The Queen’s final resting place will be the King George VI Memorial Chapel, an annex to the main chapel, where her mother and father were buried along with the ashes of her sister, Princess Margaret.

Prince Philip’s coffin is brought from the Royal Vault to the Memorial Chapel to join that of the Queen.

The Queen’s funeral will ‘unite people around the world’

The State Funeral will “unite people around the world and resonate with people of all faiths” and will be a “appropriate tribute to an extraordinary reign,” said the man in charge of the historic occasion.

The Earl Marshal, the Duke of Norfolk, described the task as “both humiliating and daunting. An honor and a great responsibility.”

Two thousand people, including world leaders and foreign royals, will gather at Westminster Abbey in London on Monday for a final farewell to the nation’s longest-reigning monarch.


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Will the Queen’s funeral be televised?

Yes, the Queen’s funeral will be broadcast live on BBC One and BBC News and available on BBC iPlayer.

BBC coverage begins at 8am.

It is also shown on Sky News and can be viewed on the website and YouTube channels.

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