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Photos & Video: Service Honours The Queen

Photos & Video: Service Honours The Queen

[Updated with photos] A Service of Thanksgiving was held to honour the late Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday [Oct 1] at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Hamilton. Queen Elizabeth II died last month at age 96, and both Governor Rena Lalgie and Premier David Burt attended her State Funeral in England. Related Stories Photos/Video:... Read more of this article

Oct 1: Service To Honour Queen Elizabeth II

Oct 1: Service To Honour Queen Elizabeth II

The Service of Thanksgiving to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II will take place Saturday [Oct 1] at 11.00am. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is reminded that the Service of Thanksgiving to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II will take place Saturday, October 1, 2022, at 11.00 am at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity. “The... Read more of this article

Service To Honour Queen Rescheduled For Oct 1

Service To Honour Queen Rescheduled For Oct 1

The Service to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 1st, officials announced today. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that the Service of Thanksgiving to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 11.00 am at the Cathedral of the Most... Read more of this article

Video: UK BBC Interview Premier David Burt

Video: UK BBC Interview Premier David Burt

Premier David Burt was interviewed by the BBC News in England, speaking about the Queen’s legacy, her life of service, her trips to Bermuda, the funeral service, Bermuda’s sovereignty, King Charles III and more. The Premier and Governor Rena Lalgie both attended Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral in London, which saw thousands of people... Read more of this article

BPS Inspector Assists During Funeral Procession

BPS Inspector Assists During Funeral Procession

Bermuda Police Inspector Derrick Golding performed Ceremonial Duties during the funeral procession for Queen Elizabeth II earlier today [Sept 19] in London. The Bermuda Police Service tweeted the photo below, saying: “BPS’s Insp. Golding performed duties during HM Queen Elizabeth’s funeral procession earlier today. Countries represented from left... Read more of this article

Governor & Premier Sign Condolence Book

Governor & Premier Sign Condolence Book

Governor Rena Lalgie and Premier David Burt signed the official condolence book for Queen Elizabeth II in London. The images below are courtesy of the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office which said, “Leaders and representatives of countries around the world have been signing the Book of Condolence at Lancaster House in memory of... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda Flag Shown During Procession

Video: Bermuda Flag Shown During Procession

Thousands of people are lining the streets of London today [Sept 19] as the Royal Family, British people and world leaders gather for the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, and the funeral procession passed the flags of the British Overseas Territories, including Bermuda. The BBC reported, “The Queen’s ‘lifelong sense of duty’... Read more of this article

Demco Creates Floral Tribute For The Queen

Demco Creates Floral Tribute For The Queen

Demco used their artistic talents to create a floral tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II. Demco posted the photos online below, saying, “In honour of Her Majesty, Demco Devonshire and Demco To Go on Church Street will be closed on Monday, 19th September. This stunning tribute was created with passion by our talented senior florist Dustin using... Read more of this article

Full Video: State Funeral Of Queen Elizabeth II

Full Video: State Funeral Of Queen Elizabeth II

The State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II is being held today [Sept 19] in the United Kingdom, with world leaders in attendance as Britain bids a last farewell to its longest-serving monarch. Following the service, the Queen’s coffin will be drawn in a walking procession from Westminster Abbey to Wellington Arch, at London’s Hyde Park Corner.... Read more of this article

‘Moment Of Reflection’ On The Queen

‘Moment Of Reflection’ On The Queen

Government House advised “that on Sunday, September 18th a ‘Moment of Reflection’ will take place at 8.00 pm in the UK [4.00 pm in Bermuda]. A spokesperson said, “The public are invited to come together and observe a national ‘Moment of Reflection’ to mourn and reflect on the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II. “The silence... Read more of this article

Deputy OBA Leader On Attendance, Silence

Deputy OBA Leader On Attendance, Silence

Only 14 of the 47 members of the Legislature spoke at today’s joint session to honour the Queen, Deputy Opposition Leader Jarion Richardson said, adding that the UK “continues to accept our economic refugees” and “we as Bermudians, have accepted the honours of our association with the UK” for matters like knighthoods and... Read more of this article

Video: Premier’s Tribute To Queen Elizabeth II

Video: Premier’s Tribute To Queen Elizabeth II

“Let us reflect on the Queen’s decades of undimmed duty and service, and her quiet but steadfast leadership over a long and well-lived life,” Premier David Burt said as he paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth II during today’s [Sept 16] Special Joint Session of the Legislature. Premier Burt said, “Mr. Speaker, we convene in this... Read more of this article

Queen Elizabeth II Commemoration Service

Queen Elizabeth II Commemoration Service

There will be a ‘Service of Thanksgiving’ to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II at the Anglican Cathedral on Saturday, September 24th. A Government spokesperson said, “Government House advised today that it is working closely with the Government of Bermuda and the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity on plans for a Service of Thanksgiving... Read more of this article