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Remembering the Queen in Plymouth

a banner that reads "HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II, 1926-2022"

Plymouth is joining with the rest of the country and the Commonwealth to mourn the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

As a mark of respect the flags on Council buildings and key city landmarks will be flown at half-mast and the Lord Mayor’s Civic programme of events and engagements are being cancelled.

Civic leaders earlier expressed their sadness at the death of monarch.

Her Majesty The Queen's State Funeral

On Monday 19 September, TRP will broadcast HM The Queen’s funeral from The Lyric Theatre, so that the people of our city and region, can share this important moment in our history.

Access to the auditorium will free and allocated on a first come first served basis. People can come and go throughout the day as they please. Refreshments will be served for free.

Full details are available here

Support with grief

The nation is in mourning for Queen Elizabeth II and feelings of collective grief and sadness are affecting so many of us.

This is perfectly normal, but perhaps now might be a good time to consider your emotional wellbeing; there are five steps that we can take to help us feel happier, more positive and able to get the most from life.

Five steps to mental wellbeing - Plymouth Online Directory

For some of us, this sadness and grief can also trigger memories of our own personal experiences, particularly our own bereavements.

If you do feel that you are struggling, please reach out for support. There are a range of options for bereavement support available on the Plymouth Online Directory.

You can also access Qwell, an online service which offers a range of anonymous support to meet your needs.