There are several different live streams for people who want to watch Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral on Monday, September 19 starting at 5:30 a.m. Eastern time and 2:30 a.m. Pacific time.
The Live Stream Options
Many news outlets are streaming Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral live online. The BBC live stream is embedded above and here are some other options:
ABC: ABC News Live is streaming the funeral, anchored by Diane Macedo and Kyra Phillips.
CBS: The funeral coverage will stream live on the CBS News website.
CNN: Coverage of the funeral will stream live on CNN’s website.
C-SPAN: C-Span is airing the funeral live stream on its YouTube channel.
PBS: PBS will be broadcasting the BBC’s uninterrupted coverage of the funeral, streaming on the PBS Video app.
Sky News: U.K. news outlet Sky News will stream the funeral on its YouTube channel.
The Washington Post:: The Washington Post is also streaming the funeral live online.
The Funeral Timeline
Here is the funeral timeline, according to the BBC:
On Sunday, September 18, at 8 p.m. London time, a moment of silence will be held for Queen Elizabeth across the United Kingdom. Ahead of the moment of silence, a prayer service will be held near Falkirk where 96 lanterns, one for each year of the queen’s life, will be floated in the water at the Kelpies, the 100-foot high horse-head sculptures.
The lying-in-state at Westminster Hall, which is how any citizen has been able to stand in line and pay his or her respects to the queen, ends at 6:30 a.m. London time on Monday, September 19.
At 8 a.m. local time, the doors will open at Westminster Abbey for funeral guests.
At 10:45 a.m., the coffin leaves Westminster Hall and is taken to Westminster Abbey.
The funeral service begins at 11 a.m. Over 2000 guests are expected to attend. The service lasts about an hour and ends with two minutes of silence, the national anthem and a lament played by the Queen’s piper.
The funeral procession runs from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch. Along the way the route will be lined with military personnel. Gun salutes will fire every minute in Hyde …read more