Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral will take place on the morning of Monday 19 September with processions in London and Windsor. Her Majesty’s coffin will be transported from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey where 2,000 guests are expected. The funeral will begin at 11 a.m. with a two-minute nationwide quiet at 11.55 a.m. Express.co.uk has everything you need to know about how and where to watch the Queen’s funeral.
How to watch the Queen’s funeral
The funeral service and processions will be shown live on BBC One, ITV and Sky for those who want to watch it at home.
Sky News will provide free full live coverage on Sky News, the Sky News app and the Sky News YouTube channel, including a special program starting at 9am from Westminster Abbey.
ITV will broadcast the service and procession live as part of a special program with a documentary broadcast at 7.30pm and a special program at 9pm.
The BBC will provide full coverage of Her Majesty’s funeral via TV, Radio, iPlayer and BBC Sounds. A special program will be shown live from 8am-5pm on BBC One, BBC Two and iPlayer with signed coverage from BSL on BBC Two.
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Details of local events and the Queen’s funeral offerings can be found at gov.uk.
Some of the events that will take place include:
Bedford: Bedford Borough Council will hold a public funeral display at the Bedford Corn Exchange.
Birmingham: The funeral will be shown on a large screen in Centenary Square.
Bradford: Bradford Cathedral will display the funeral.
Chester: Church services will be held on various dates across Chester, including at Chester Cathedral, Winston Parish, St Thomas Ellesmere Harbor and St Chad Winsford.
Coventry: The funeral will be shown on a large screen in University Square.
Exeter: The funeral will be shown at Northernhay Gardens and Sandy Park at Exeter City Football Club.
Leeds: Large screens will be installed in Millennium Square.
Litchfield: Litchfield Cathedral will hold a Remembrance Mass at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 18.
Liverpool: A memorial service will be held at Liverpool Cathedral at 3pm on Sunday 18 September.
Manchester: Manchester Cathedral will broadcast the funeral service on the big screens.
Newcastle upon Tyne: The large screens in Old Eldon Square will display the funeral service.
When is the Queen’s funeral?
The state funeral will begin at 11 a.m. followed by a two-minute silence at 11.55 a.m.
There will be a public procession at 12.15pm as Her Majesty’s coffin travels from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch in London.
The procession will travel along Broad Sanctuary, Parliament Square, Whitehall, Horse Guards Parade, Horse Guards Road, The Mall, Constitution Hill, and finish at Wellington Arch in London.
The march, which will run in seven groups and supported by a service band, will run along Broad Sanctuary, Parliament Square, Whitehall, Horse Guards Parade, Horse Guards Road, The Mall, Constitution Hill and finish at Wellington Arch in London.
Her Majesty’s coffin will then be transported from Wellington Arch by State Hearse to Windsor where the Queen will be laid to rest.
The body is due to arrive on Albert Road, and at 3.10pm it will travel in procession along Albert Road and the Long Walk before arriving at St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle before the commissioning service.
The Queen will be buried next to the Duke of Edinburgh in a private service that will not be public.