National Moment of Reflection for Her Majesty The Queen

One-minute silence to take place.

People across Scotland are invited to take part in a National Moment of Reflection to mark the passing of Her Majesty The Queen and reflect on her life and legacy.

The National Moment of Reflection will take place at 8pm on Sunday 18 September, the night before the State Funeral, and will be marked by a one-minute silence across the UK.

The silence can be marked privately at home, with friends and family or at locally arranged events and vigils. Community groups, clubs and other organisations across Scotland are also encouraged to take part.

Deputy First Minister John Swinney will lead a moment of reflection outside the Scottish Government’s St Andrew’s House in Edinburgh, alongside other Ministers.

The First Minister is travelling to London on Sunday ahead of The State Funeral of Her Majesty The Queen on Monday morning. and will observe the National Moment of Reflection there.


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