A horse with pink feathers carrying the coffin of 10-year-old Jade led the cortege.
It was followed by five more hearses each with blue feathers carrying the bodies of John, aged 9, Jack, aged 8 Jessie, 6, Jayden, 5 and Duwayne, 13.
Each coffin bore the name of each child. Family members and friends threw flowers as they arrived at St Mary's Catholic Church. It was packed with hundreds of mourners.
The funeral of six children killed in a house fire in Derby took place today
Mourners have turned out to remember six children who died in a house fire in Derby
The funeral of the six children who died in a house fire in Derby will take place today.