Complete Timeline of Queen Elizabeth II Funeral: Everything You Need To Know

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On Monday, September 19, at 11 a.m., the Queen will be laid to rest in Westminster Abbey. A national holiday will be observed to celebrate the event.

A spokeswoman for King Charles III, Buckingham Palace, and the Lord Chamberlain’s Office have all issued information regarding the day’s events, including what the public and the royal family might expect.

The Queen will lay in state at Westminster Hall for four days before to the late monarch’s funeral so that members of the public may pay their respects, and a number of other activities will take place in the run-up to the solemn occasion.

What you need to know about the Queen’s burial is as follows:

When will the Queen’s funeral take place?

On September 19 at 11 a.m., Westminster Abbey will host the event.

Will the Queen’s funeral be a national Bank Holiday?

Yes. It will make it possible for people, businesses, and other organizations to honor the longest-reigning monarch in British history.

In the days before the Queen’s burial, what will happen?

The Queen’s coffin, which had previously been at the ballroom of Balmoral Castle draped in the Scottish National Banner, was driven to the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh on September 11. It took almost six hours to go between Balmoral Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

King Charles and the Queen Consort arrived in Edinburgh for the procession from the Palace of Holyroodhouse at 2.35 pm on Monday, September 12. They then traveled up the Royal Mile to St Giles Cathedral for the service. At 2:55 PM, the casket was brought into the cathedral.

The Crown of Scotland will likely rest inside St. Giles Cathedral after being put on the coffin during the funeral so that Scots can pay their respects to the Queen.

At 6 o’clock on Tuesday, September 13, the coffin will be flown from Edinburgh Airport to RAF Northolt in the company of Princess Anne (the Princess Royal), after which it will be transported to Buckingham Palace and placed in the Bow Room.

Prayers will start on Wednesday, September 14, in front of the King, Queen Consort, and other royal family members before the coffin is carried in a procession to Westminster Hall. There will thereafter be gun salutes and bell tolls.
At 3 p.m., the royal family’s parade will arrive at Westminster Hall, where the Archbishop of Canterbury will officiate the service.

Her Majesty will lay in state at Westminster Hall for four days before to her funeral so that people can pay their respects.

According to, Lying-in-State will be accessible to the public starting at 5 p.m. on September 14 and running continuously until it shuts at 6.30 a.m. on September 19 (Monday).

What will go down on the day of the Queen’s funeral?

Her Majesty’s casket will be brought to Windsor in a procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch following the funeral. The State Hearse will take the Long Walk to St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle. The procession will be followed by a committal service in St George’s Chapel.

What will happen following the Queen’s funeral?

King Charles and Camilla, Queen Consort, will visit Belfast and Hillsborough Castle the day following the funeral to examine an exhibition on the late Queen’s life.

Prior to attending a ceremony at St. Anne’s Cathedral with his wife, King Charles will also have meetings with party leaders and the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

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