A bank holiday for the funeral of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on September 19 has been declared by King Charles III.
Many businesses, public buildings including leisure centres and council services will be closed to mark the proceedings.
But a number of venues across the area have confirmed they will open their doors for community streamings of the BBC live coverage of the Queen’s funeral.
These will allow people to show their respects to the Queen in the company of others, with many places offering free tea and coffee.
The Herald has compiled a list of all the places sharing coverage of the funeral, plus any events on the eve of the funeral, in the Haslemere area below.
Timings for Her Late Majesty the Queen’s state funeral, as will be broadcast live on BBC One on Monday, September 19:
- Leaving Westminster Hall – 10.44am
- Funeral service – 11am
- Procession to Waterloo Arch – 12.15pm
- Journey to Windsor – 1pm
- Coverage of arrivals at Windsor
- Committal Serice – 4pm
All events below are taking place on the Bank Holiday Monday, September 19, unless stated otherwise:
Service of Commemoration – St Barthlolomew’s Church, Haslemere (Sunday, September 18)
The mayor of Haslemere Councillor Jacquie Keen will be attending a service of commemoration at 10am on Sunday at St Bartholomew’s Church. All are welcome to attend. The mayor will give a short address at this service, which will run from 10am to 11am. This service will also be live streamed on the Haslemere Parish YouTube page at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fllqxX2RL8w
St Stephen’s Church, Shottermill
St Stephen’s Church will show the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on large screens from 10am on Monday (September 19). All are welcome to attend.
The Lion’s Den, Haslemere
The Lion’s Den Cafe will be opening at 9.30am on Monday (September 19). The cafe doesn’t have a big screen, but it will be showing the Queen’s funeral on laptop screens. Complimentary tea, sandwiches and scones will be available. All are welcome to attend.
The Swan Inn, Haslemere
The Swan Inn will be open from 10am on Monday (September 19) and will be showing the Queen’s funeral on all of its televisions. All are welcome to attend.