Baroness Thatcher was honoured with a ceremonial funeral at St Paul's Cathedral in the presence of the Queen and dignitaries.
If there were protests, they certainly did not disrupt Baroness Thatcher's funeral nor sully what was indisputably a dignified farewell.
Key facts about today's funeral for Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven
Guests begin to arrive at the Guildhall for a reception of friends and family of Lady Thatcher. A separate reception to be hosted by Foreign Secretary William Hague at the Mansion House for representatives from foreign states and other distinguished foreign VIPs.
Children at Margaret Thatcher's old primary school in Grantham watch the funeral. A big screen has been put up in the classroom at Huntingtower Community Primary School.
Today, black ribbons adorn the portrait of Lady Thatcher in the museum as her funeral begins in London.
The rose has been named 'Grantham's Thatcher Rose' and will be positioned in the civic area at the Guildhall next to the book of condolences. It will be replanted in Wyndham Park in the future.
People are beginning to arrive at Grantham Museum to watch Baroness Thatcher's funeral on a big screen.The Iron Lady was born and educated in the Lincolnshire town and was always proud of her roots.Museum staff are expecting up to 100 people to attend the screening.