When Is Prince Philip’s Funeral?

The world is mourning the death of the beloved Prince Philip, husband to the Queen of England. He passed away peacefully on April 9, 2021, at the age of 99. In light of this, many are wondering when his funeral will take place. The answer is that it will be held on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at 3PM (GMT).

The Procession Before The Funeral

Prior to the funeral, a procession will take place from the State Entrance of Windsor Castle to the chapel of St. George. This procession will start at 2:45 PM and will be composed of members of the royal family, who will be riding in a car. The car will be followed by members of the royal family on foot.

The Funeral Service

The funeral service itself will be held at St. George’s Chapel, and will be a private event. Only thirty guests will be in attendance, all members of the royal family. There will be a small procession of military personnel and a guard of honour from the Welsh Guard. The service will be conducted by the Dean of Windsor, the Right Reverend David Conner.

Memorials Around The World

In addition to the funeral service, there will be memorials and tributes to Prince Philip all over the world. Buckingham Palace has asked people to wear a white rose in his honour, and a minute’s silence will be observed at 3 PM on the day of his funeral. Flags will be flown at half-mast on government buildings, and there will be a candlelit vigil at the gates of Buckingham Palace.

Prince Philip’s Last Resting Place

Following the funeral service, Prince Philip’s body will be laid to rest in the royal burying ground at Frogmore. This is where other members of the royal family have been laid to rest, including Prince Albert, Prince George, and Princess Margaret. The exact location of Prince Philip’s grave is yet to be confirmed.

The Public’s Tribute to Prince Philip

The public are being asked to pay tribute to Prince Philip, and many have already done so. People have been leaving flowers, cards, and other tributes outside Buckingham Palace, and around the world people have been sharing their memories and stories of the Duke of Edinburgh.

A Nation Mourns

The death of Prince Philip has deeply saddened the nation. The Queen has said that she and her family are “deeply grateful” for the outpouring of love and support they have received. Prince Philip was a beloved figure and his passing is a great loss for the nation.

Conclusion

Prince Philip’s funeral will take place on Saturday, April 17, 2021, at 3 PM. This will be followed by a private service at St George’s Chapel, and his body will be laid to rest at Frogmore. There will also be memorials and tributes around the world in honour of the beloved Duke of Edinburgh. The nation mourns his passing.