Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral in London on Monday will mark the world’s farewell to Britain’s longest-reigning monarch.
The Queen died at her Scottish country estate, Balmoral, on September 8 at the age of 96.
After being officially confirmed as the new king on September 10, King Charles III ordered a holiday across the UK on September 19.
Mourners lined the streets of London to see the Queen’s coffin being solemnly paraded in a gun carriage from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall – where it will remain until the morning of her funeral.
On Monday morning, the Queen’s lying state will end. The coffin will then be paraded again to Westminster Abbey for a state funeral, which is scheduled to begin at 11am local time (6am ET).
After the funeral, the coffins will again be paraded from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch. From there, it will head to Windsor. Once in Windsor, the hearse will head to St. St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, offering services.
Heads of state and dignitaries from around the world are expected to travel to the UK capital to join members of the royal family to celebrate the Queen’s life and steadfast service to the country and the Commonwealth. While the full guest list has not been released, U.S. President Joe Biden said he plans to attend the funeral.
Other familiar faces on the televised service will be some of the 15 prime ministers who have served during the Queen’s reign.
State funeral service at Westminster Abbey and later in St Petersburg. St George’s Church in Windsor will be televised.
Tune in to CNN or CNN International for live coverage of the Queen’s state funeral from 5am-1pm ET. CNN’s special coverage will also be broadcast live on the CNN.com homepage and on mobile devices through CNN’s iOS and Android apps.
In the US, other networks including NBC News Now, ABC and Fox News will also broadcast coverage of the funeral.
In the UK, the event will be broadcast on BBC TV and available on BBC iPlayer, with updates on BBC Radio and the website. ITV confirmed the event will be broadcast live on ITV’s main channels and all digital channels without interruption. Sky News will also provide live coverage throughout the day, available for free on Sky News, the Sky News app, YouTube and Freeview.
CBC News Canada will provide live coverage on CBC TV, CBC Radio, CBC News Network, CBC Gem, CBCNews.ca and the CBC News and Listen app.
Australian public broadcaster ABC plans to broadcast the funeral live from 8pm AEST (6am ET). CNN affiliate Channel 9 will also provide live coverage.