Liverpool says goodbye to Cilla

The city of Liverpool has said goodbye to Liverpool at her funeral in the city this afternoon.

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In Pictures: Liverpool says goodbye to Cilla

Mourners gathered along the streets of Liverpool to say goodbye to Cilla Black Credit: Dave Brown
The funeral procession passed through Woolton and Gateacre in Liverpool on its way to the St Mary's Church Credit: Dave Brown ITV
The cortege arrived at the Church for the 1pm funeral Credit: Natasha Carter ITV
Crowds gathered outside St Mary's Church in Woolton as the service began Credit: Paul Duckworth ITV
Paul O'Grady and Sir Cliff Richard were among the celebrities to contribute to proceedings during the funeral Credit: Paul Duckworth ITV
Inside she was described as the Credit: Paul Duckworth ITV
Floral tributes were left at the church in Woolton. Among them was this bouquet and message from Paul McCartney and his family. Credit: Paul Duckworth ITV
There was also a message left by another former Beatle Ringo Starr Credit: Paul Duckworth ITV
Cilla will be buried with her parents in a private ceremony Credit: Funeral footage
It's Ta-ra! from Liverpool to one of their own Credit: Natasha Carter ITV

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