A Moment of Reflection on the Eve of the Funeral of
Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
All are welcome to join us on Sunday evening from 7.55pm on Sunday 18th September, on the green space on the junction of Jeavons Lane / Eastgate where flowers have been laid.
By 19.55 members of the community will gather at the junction of Jeavons Lane/Eastgate, Cambourne.
At 19.58 the convenor of the event will say:
Thank you all for gathering here this evening, for this brief vigil on the eve of the funeral of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
In a few moments we will join with people across the United Kingdom in a Moment of Silent Reflection. The start and end of the Minute here will be marked by a whistle. During the Minute we will have an opportunity, in silence, to reflect on the lifetime of service which Her late Majesty devoted to the United Kingdom, the Realms and Territories and to the Commonwealth.
The Queen was sure in her faith and steadfast in her duty, bringing constancy through 70 years of change.
We will remember Her late Majesty with affection and gratitude and silently give thanks in our hearts for her unswerving devotion to us and to our Country.
Ladies and gentlemen, it is now approaching 8.00 p.m.
– At 20.00 a whistle sounds –
– Silence will be kept –
– At 20.01 the whistle marks the end of the Silence –
– Applause –
– The Proclamation of The King’s Accession will be read –
The vigil concludes with all present saying:
God Save The King
and the singing of the National Anthem