Mourners and well-wishers planning to head to Lichfield today to pay their respects to inspirational teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton tomorrow have been asked by his mother to wear bright colours.
She said the 19-year-old had always wanted to "put the fun in funeral".
His coffin will leave his home in Burntwood at 6pm by horse-drawn carriage.
It will head to Lichfield via The Bowling Green, passing along The Friary, Swan Road and Bird Street. He will be taken into Lichfield Cathedral at 7pm, and the building will be open until midnight for people to pay their respects.
It will then reopen at 7am tomorrow, before a public farewell ceremony at 3pm.
He will then leave the cathedral at 3.45pm for a private family funeral.
The mother of inspirational Stephen Sutton has urged mourners to wear bright colours in honour of his wish to "put the fun in funeral".
The Church of England has offered Lichfield Cathedral as a funeral venue to the family of inspirational teenager Stephen Sutton.