Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Published: Wednesday, 14 September 2022

Invite to Service of Commemoration for HM Queen Elizabeth II

On the eve of the state funeral, people of all faiths and none are invited to attend Leicestershire’s Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Two hundred seats have been made available on a first come, first served basis for residents of Leicester and Leicestershire at this special service at St James the Greater Church, Leicester, on Sunday 18 September at 5.30pm.

The service has been coordinated by the Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Leicester Cathedral and the Bishop of Leicester, with the city and county councils, as part of a series of events during the period of national mourning. Councillor Rosemarie Adams, Mayor of Oadby and Wigston, will also be attending.

Members of the public can attend the service on a first come, first seated basis. The church doors will be open from 4.30pm and everyone must be seated by 5.10pm as there will be processions of civic dignitaries and guests before the service starts.

The service will also be livestreamed on the Leicester Cathedral Youtube channel.