Funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh this Saturday
Published: Thursday, April 15, 2021
The funeral of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh will take place on Saturday 17 April 2021 at 3pm in St George’s Chapel, Windsor. The Funeral Service will begin with a National Minute’s Silence at 3pm.
All council buildings and facilities usually open on Saturday will remain open. Staff will be asking residents and visitors to observe the National Minute's Silence at 3pm.
The public are reminded that Covid-19 restrictions remain in place and large public gatherings should be avoided.
The Royal Family also asks that people do not visit Royal Residences to gather or leave flowers, and encourages members of the public to consider making a donation to a charity instead of leaving floral tributes in memory of The Duke.
The public are invited to send a message of condolence to the Royal Family via the Buckingham Palace website. During the current public health situation, Books of Condolence will not be available for the public to sign.