Queen Elizabeth II's death: A minute-by-minute guide to her state funeral

The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II remains in Westminster Hall for the last full day of lying in state ahead of her funeral on Monday. Britain's longest serving monarch

will be honoured with a full state funeral at Westminster Abbey,  featuring every element of pomp with personal touches from her late Majesty. Here is everything we know

about what will happen – and when – over the next 48 hours.TodayEvening The King and Queen Consort host heads of state and official overseas visitors in a state reception at

Buckingham Palace.Monday6.30am Lying in state ends as doors of Westminster Hall are closed to the public. 8am Westminster Abbey opens for members of the congregation

to start taking their seats.10.35am Bearer party of Queen’s Company, 1st Bn Grenadier Guards lifts the coffin from the catafalque and places it on a state gun carriage first

used for funeral of Queen Victoria.10.44am Coffin, drawn by 142 Royal Naval Ratings, begins short journey to Westminster Abbey, with members of the Royal family following on

foot.10.52am Coffin arrives at West Gate of Westminster Abbey, where it is carried inside for the state funeral and placed on a catafalque.11am Funeral service

begins.11.55am Last Post is sounded in Westminster Abbey, followed by national two minutes’ silence.Noon  State funeral service ends with a lament played by the

Queen’s piper.12.15pm Coffin procession leaves Westminster Abbey for Wellington Arch.1pm Coffin procession arrives at Wellington Arch, where the coffin will be placed

in a state hearse to begin its journey to Windsor.