How people in the Channel Islands can pay tribute to the Queen

For anybody unable to pay their respects in-person, there is also a virtual book of condolence. Credit: ITV Channel TV

There are a number of ways people across the Channel Islands can mark the Queen's death and pay tribute over the coming days.

In Jersey:

  • Books of condolences can be signed from 12pm on Friday at the Royal Court, the Lieutenant Governor's Office, and all parish and public halls.

  • For anybody unable to pay their respects in-person, there is also a virtual book of condolence.

  • People are invited to lay flowers or offer tributes before an official portrait of Her Majesty on the steps of the Royal Court from 9am today (Friday).

  • At 1pm there will be a death gun salute delivered from Glacis field (south of Fort Regent). There will be 96 rounds at 10 second intervals, one for each year of the Queen's life.

  • A minute's silence will begin at 3:05pm, followed by a special States sitting led by the Bailiff. He will address the Chief Minister, Chair of Privileges and Procedures committee, followed by all other members who wish to pay tribute.

  • More details will soon be released about the Proclamation of the King.

  • The Bailiff has requested that all public places of entertainment, sport fixtures and public events observe a minute's silence

In Guernsey:

  • The Bailiwick is officially observing a period of national mourning which will last until the end of the day that the state funeral takes place.

  • A portrait of Her Majesty will be at Sunken Gardens where islanders can place flowers from 8am on Friday.

  • Books of condolence will be opened at a number of places across the island. More details are to follow.

  • A special 96 gun salute will take place at Castle Cornet, beginning at 1pm, to mark each year of Her Majesty’s life. The Castle is not open to the public for this event.

  • A special States meeting is planned for today (Friday) to pay tribute to the Queen.

  • During Proclamation Day, there will be a formal procession to the White Rock for a public proclamation. The public are invited to attend and take part in the ceremony.