The Queen’s funeral will take place on Monday 19 September. Royal protocol dictates that it is held 10 days after the monarch’s death. On Saturday 10 September, it was confirmed that the day would be a national bank holiday with schools and businesses closing. 

Will the Queen’s funeral be a Bank Holiday?

Yes. On Saturday 10 September, the King signed a proclamation stating that the day of the Queen’s funeral (Monday 19 September) will be a Bank Holiday across the UK. 

Where will the Queen’s funeral be held?

The state funeral will be held at Westminster Abbey, with the coffin carried from Westminster Hall, where it will have been lying in wait, to the Abbey which is less than 500 feet away. After the service, a procession will move with the coffin through London to Hyde Park, at which point the coffin will be taken to Windsor. 

What will happen at the Queen’s funeral?

Senior members of the Royal Family, including King Charles III, are likely to follow the procession of the Queen’s coffin from Westminster Hall to Westminster Abbey. The service, led by senior members of the Church of England, will be televised. 

Who will attend the Queen’s funeral?

All of the senior members of the Royal Family are expected to attend, including King Charles III and Camilla, Queen Consort, the newly titled Prince and Princess of Wales (Prince William and Catherine) and all of the Queen’s children and grandchildren. Heads of state from around the world will fly into London for the occasion. 

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Can I attend the Queen’s funeral?

No. Around 2,000 guests will be invited to attend the funeral at Westminster Abbey. However, well-wishers from the public will line the streets of London, including the Mall outside Buckingham Palace, to watch the procession. 

Will there be a procession?

Yes. The biggest procession of the Queen’s coffin will take place after the funeral at Westminster Abbey when it will be carried down the Mall to Hyde Park Corner. 

Where will the Queen be buried?

The Queen will be buried at Windsor Castle, her favourite residence, where her parents are buried. Prince Philip, her husband, will be moved from the Royal Vault to join his wife in the King George VI Memorial Chapel. 

How can I watch the Queen’s funeral?

The funeral will be televised on all major channels. 

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