Events in Salisbury to remember and pay respects to Queen

RESIDENTS in Salisbury will be able to remember and pay their respects to the Queen. 

Salisbury City Council has announced public events which will be held over the weekend to honour Her Majesty. 

Tomorrow (Saturday, September 10), the National Proclamation will take place at 11am.

The Union flag on The Guildhall will be raised to full-mast to coincide with the national reading of the Proclamation in London and will continue to be flown at full-mast for the rest of the day.

On Sunday (September 11) the Mayor of Salisbury, Cllr Tom Corbin, will read the local proclamation at 1.15pm where the Guildhall’s flag will return to half-mast.

All are welcome at the Guildhall Square to witness the reading of the proclamation.

The Book of Condolences is open to sign in the foyer of Salisbury Guildhall, which will be available from 9am until 5pm, Monday to Friday, Saturday 10am until 4pm, and 10am until 4pm on Sunday.

There is another located at Salisbury Cathedral. Wiltshire Council will also be providing book of condolence locations, such as Bourne Hill and Wiltshire Council libraries.

Floral tributes can be laid on the Cathedral lawns or the front of the War Memorial in Salisbury Guildhall Square.

The city council asks that cellophane wrapping is removed from the flowers before they are laid.

During this period of national mourning, many council meetings and events will be cancelled. This includes Street Sellers this Sunday and the Car Boot Sale on Sunday, September 18.

The Charter Market will operate as normal.

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