Queen’s funeral: in pictures as guests arrive at Westminster Abbey for funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Cards and flowers are laid out, following the passing of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, in Balmoral, Scotland, Britain, September 10, 2022.REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

Mourners are arriving at Westminster Abbey for the Queen’s state funeral, with members of the royal family and world leaders among 2,000 people expected at the ceremony.

Guests arrive for the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II – Photo: Danny Lawson

Guests arrive for the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, held at Westminster Abbey, London. Picture date: Monday September 19, 2022.

Crowds of mourners have flocked to London, Windsor and royal sites throughout the UK on the national bank holiday, with the service set to draw millions of TV viewers across the globe.

King Charles III arrives ahead of the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II – Photo: Tim Goode

King Charles III arrives ahead of the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, held at Westminster Abbey, London. Picture date: Monday September 19, 2022.

Guests take their seats at the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, held at Westminster Abbey – Photo: Dominic Lipinski

Guests take their seats at the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, held at Westminster Abbey, London. Picture date: Monday September 19, 2022.

The Princess of Wales arrives ahead of the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II – Photo: Tim Goode

The Princess of Wales arrives ahead of the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, held at Westminster Abbey, London. Picture date: Monday September 19, 2022.

All public viewing areas for the funeral procession in the capital were full by just after 9am.

The royal family, including Prince George and Princess Charlotte, will be among the 2,000 people gathered at Westminster Abbey to remember the late monarch on Monday morning, before a committal service at Windsor Castle.

Source: The Scotsman

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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